Homemade Purple Marshmallows

My Mom and I are hosting  a bridal shower for my cousin on Sunday, and the theme is purple.  I have been wanting to try and make homemade marshmallows for awhile, and thought this was the perfect occasion.  I used Alton Brown’s recipe from Food Network, find it here.  It  worked out really well.

Picture 003

We started out with all the ingredients assembled.

DSC_0639

It took awhile to get the sugar and corn syrup up to the right temperature.

DSC_0652

We added it to the gelatin in the mixer and it was magic time!

DSC_0665 DSC_0677

After beating for a loooong time, it was time to add the food colouring.

DSC_0712

We finally got it purple enough, after a whole little bottle of red and blue!

DSC_0732

Then they had to sit overnight.  This morning I cut them up and tried one.  They are so creamy, much better than store bought.  Even though my daughter said “purple food is weird”, I think they turned out great and I’m really looking forward to the party tomorrow!

Picture 005

Related Posts with Thumbnails

Comments

  1. My son would flip out over these!

    Becky
    mrsbettierocker.blogspot.com

    visiting from Weekend Wrap Up @ Tatertots & Jello

  2. I have been wanting to try homemade marshmallows for a while. Thanks for the great tutorial. As I love all things purple ( my blog is purple chocolat home) I think purple food is rad!

Speak Your Mind

*