Marshmallow with berries
SmartPoints® value per serving
2 hr 20 min
These little mallows are worth the effort. Serve for a special occasion and impress your guests. We've made them pretty pink, decorated with juicy berries.
vanilla bean extract
shredded or desiccated coconut
- Grease and line a 16 x 26 x 3cm slice pan with baking paper. Combine gelatine and 1/2 cup cold water in a heatproof jug. Stir with a fork to combine. Microwave, uncovered, for 45 seconds on high. Alternately place the jug in a suacepan of boiling water. Stir with a fork until mixture is clear. Set aside to cool.
- Using an electric mixer, beat sugar and 1/2 cup water for 5 minutes, or until white. Pour cooled gelatine into sugar mixture. Beat for 10 minutes, or until very thick. Add vanilla and 2-3 drops of pink food colouring. Beat for a further minute, or until well combined. Spoon into prepared pan. Smooth top. Set aside at room temperature for 2 hours or until set.
- Cut marshmallow into 16 squares with a wet knife. Place 1 slice on serving dish. Top with berries and sprinkle with coconut. Serve.
Marshmallow can be stored in an airtight container. Do not refrigerate as this will make marshmallow very wet and sticky.