Marshmallow with 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.