If you look for soft, delicious and easy to make Marshmallow Recipe without corn syrup, then I am here with my newest recipe on the blog. This two tone marshmallows are so much popular in Sri Lanka. Although it is easy to buy from a store, you cannot beat the taste of homemade marshmallows as it comes with the love and care!
Do you like to eat soft marshmallows? In Sri Lanka, these two tone pink and white marshmallows are popular. It is sweet. It is soft. And after all these are so cute looking. But, if you don’t have a sweet tooth, you may not like these sweets.
But, try making sweet marshmallows at home. It doesn’t take much time for preparation. It only needs few ingredients. After all you don’t need corn syrup for this marshmallows recipe.
In case if you think that I made these Marshmallows, no I am not. 🙂 But I watched making these marshmallows while taking photographs for this post. This is a recipe from my mother in law and she made these marshmallows for my kid. She has cooked/contributed few recipes for this blog including this fish cutlets recipe and kekiri curry recipe.
Making marshmallows is not difficult. It is really easy. But, writing the recipe is not easy as there are few steps. It is also necessary to write down the steps without confusing all of you readers. Finally, it took few weeks for me to complete this recipe. Reason is simple. As always, I was busy with other tasks and it is school holiday time too.
Anyway I am so glad that I spent a holiday in Sri Lanka combining few weeks from November and December. During this time I also could collect some Sri Lankan recipes which I can share time to time. Till other recipes are alive, here is the Sri Lanka popular recipe for homemade marshmallows. And it is corn syrup free marshmallow recipe! Try it and let me know your experience.
Marshmallow Recipe Without Corn Syrup (Popular Two Tone Recipe in Sri Lanka)
Ingredients (For approximately 35 pieces)
30g corn flour
40g icing sugar
30g unflavoured Gelatine
100ml hot water
1 tbs vanilla essence
1 tbs pink food colouring
Step 1: Preparation (Use ingredients A)
Sift powder sugar and corn flour together.Mix well.
Then grease a 6’’ baking pan.
Dust the baking pan with this sugar mixture.
Step 2 : Making the syrup (Use ingredients B)
Dissolve unflavoured gelatin in 100ml hot water.Keep aside.
In a pan mix sugar and water until sugar is well dissolved.
Boil this sugar mix until it reaches the soft ball stage. (If you drop a bit of this mix to water it will create a soft ball)
At this stage, lower the flame.
Add gelatin mixture to this syrup.(Sugar mix)
Mix well until gelatin mixture is well combined with sugar mixture.
Then pour the mix into a bowl.
Beat on medium speed until it is fluffy.
Add vanilla essence to the mix and beat well. (From ingredient list D)
Beat the mix until it is thick. At this stage, it will form a ribbon like mix when you lift the electric beater up.
Step 3 :
Pour the half of above mixture to the dusted baking pan which we set aside.
Using a spatula spread the mix evenly in the baking pan.
Step 4 (From ingredient list C)
Add pink food colouring to the remaining half of the mixture.
Beat until the colouring is well combined with the mixture.
Pour this pink mixture on top of the white mixture in the baking pan.
Dust a bit of corn flour and icing sugar mix on top this Marshmallow mix.
Keep it in the fridge for about 6-7 hours until it is well set.
Step 5 : final preparation of Marshmallows.
After 6-7 hours,
Dust a cutting board with icing sugar.
Remove the Marshmallow from the baking pan.
Remove any oil paper on it if you used to grease the pan.
Cut into small bite size pieces. Lightly dust the sides of marshmallow when you cut. You can also use your knife dusted when you cut.
Delicious, sweet and beautiful Marshmallows are ready to serve.
You can also store in an airtight container for about 1-2 weeks.
If you try this homemade Marshmallow recipe,don’t forget to leave me a comment. 🙂
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