January 25, 2007

Marshmallow Fun

Nothing like trying something new. I just couldn't resist trying to make marshmallows with the boys. Here is what the first round looked like:

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And this is what was on my mixer:

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It came out more like taffy than marshmallows. Though I notice the boys (including hubby) keep eating it.

The next round I made by myself came out light and fluffy... still very sticky - not taffy sticky. But much better. Not so 'compacted' either, it filled the whole pan easily. Nope, not sure what I did differently. No telling when the kids are helping me. I must have misread something somewhere on the first go round.

Posted by vw bug at January 25, 2007 06:28 AM | TrackBack

You're MAKING marshmallows? Okay- you get the MOTY award for that one!

(Although I will have to say, I used to have the kids help and we made taffy and such all the time, when they were little)

Posted by: Rave at January 25, 2007 10:05 AM

All I can think of is MY 4 kids who are all ADHD, high on all that sugar. **shudder**

Posted by: Lemon Stand at January 25, 2007 01:27 PM

It never occurred to me to MAKE marshmallows. WOW!

Posted by: Marie at January 25, 2007 03:45 PM

And do you rememeber why we started learning to make marshmellows?

Posted by: Tink at January 25, 2007 07:32 PM

Yep, because NavyNuke couldn't have preservatives and food coloring. I believe mom made them so he could have marshmallows in his hot chocolate.

Posted by: vw bug at January 25, 2007 08:28 PM

I've never tasted marshmallows. What is the recipe?

Posted by: Eve at January 26, 2007 09:46 AM