Homemade Marshmallows (No Corn Syrup)

Recipe by CryPixie83
READY IN: 55mins




  • Dust an 8- or 9-inch square pan with powdered sugar. Set aside.
  • In a small bowl, soak gelatin in 8 tbsp cold water. Set aside.
  • Combine granulated sugar and 1/2 cup of water in a large heavy saucepan.
  • Cook and stir over medium heat until dissolved.
  • Add gelatin and bring to a boil.
  • Remove from heat. Pour into a large mixing bowl and let stand until partially cool.
  • Add salt and vanilla extract.
  • Beat with an electric mixer until soft and double in volume. About 10-15 minutes.
  • Pour into prepared pan to about 1/2 inch thick.
  • Set to cool until it will not stick to your finger.
  • Cut into 1.5 inch pieces and roll in powdered sugar.
  • Variation: toasted coconut can be substituted for powdered sugar.
  • Variation: other flavorings can be substituted for vanilla extract.