Chocolate Marshmallows
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Chocolate Marshmallows by Laura Stafford

Our yummy Chocolate Marshmallows are sweet, soft, springy and fluffy pillows of deliciousness.

This homemade marshmallows are easy and so much better than store-bought.

 This simple and classic recipe can be jazzed up with a sprinkle of cinnamon or nutmeg, or a few gratings of lemon zest. Serve them as is or with whipped cream or ice cream on the side.

To keep marshmallows fresh, set the opened marshmallows in a container with a tight-fitting lid or in a freezer-safe, Ziploc plastic bag. Avoid packing too many marshmallows into the container or bag because it will squish them together. Seal the container or bag securely. Then store the bag in the freezer.

To use the marshmallows, remove the bag from the freezer and set them on the counter for 10-15 minutes at room temperature before using them so they can defrost. If the marshmallows stick together, sprinkle a dash of icing sugar or cornstarch in the bag and shake to coat them. The marshmallows should break apart.

In addition, you can also try baking these marshmallows using our amazing range of Natural Flavoured Icing Sugars!

If you would like to check our full range of Natural Flavoured Icing Sugars and Cocoa Powders click here.

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We would like to thank Danielle Crich who gave us this yummy Cake recipe.


35g Cornflour
200g Granulated White Sugar
200g Liquid Glucose
3 Gelatine Sachets
250g of Sugar and Crumbs Chocolate Milkshake Icing Sugar
Vegetable Oil for brushing


1. Fill a jug with 180ml of warm water. Empty the contents of the gelatine sachets and whisk until dissolved. Stand to the side.

2. Line a baking tin (8x12in) with clingfilm and brush with the vegetable oil.

3. In a heavy-based pan combine the granulated sugar, 200g of the Sugar and Crumbs Chocolate Milkshake Natural Flavoured Icing Sugar (or any flavour of your choice), all the liquid glucose and 3 tablespoons of water. Bring to the boil stirring occasionally until it’s melted or until the mixture reaches 112c. ( don’t worry if you don’t have a thermometer. Just stir until it bubbles and then let it bubble for a further 5 minutes stirring all the time).

4. Pour into a mixing bowl and whisk on a low setting. After a few minutes add the gelatine you prepared earlier and increase the speed of the whisk to a medium setting. Whisk for 10-12 minutes until the mixture has increased in size and reached a thick marshmallowy consistency.

5. Meanwhile, melt the conserve/jam in a pan over medium heat for a few minutes then set aside.

6. Tip the marshmallow mixture into the prepared tin and stir in the conserve with a small spoon a little at a time to create a swirly pattern.

7. Cover the tin with clingfilm and leave to set at room temperature for 4-6 hours or overnight.

Once it’s cooled

8. Sift the cornflour and 50g of the Sugar and Crumbs Chocolate Milkshake Natural Flavoured Icing Sugar (or any flavour of your choice) in a bowl. Using a hot knife cut the marshmallow into desired size pieces and toss each piece in the powdered mixture until coated.

9. Store in an airtight container lined with baking paper for 5 days. Here is the link to the YouTube video tutorial for this recipe.

Chocolate Marshmallows Tutorial

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  1. I tried this recipe but used the lemon drizzle flavour and it was a total disaster! Not sure what happened but the mixture went rock solid in the mixer and not only did I waste money on all the ingredients but it wrecked the expensive mixer too. I’d love to try again but any ideas where I went wrong?

    1. Hi Theresa! You have let it crystallised, so it flicks everywhere! Laura did that once.
      When pouring the hot mixture in, you need to make sure you pour it in really slowly like a drizzle. So when you pour it in it doesn’t touch the whisk or the sides.
      Here is a Facebook Live where Laura made Marshmallows using this recipe:
      Hope this helps you =)

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