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.

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We started out with all the ingredients assembled.


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


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

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


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


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!

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  1. My son would flip out over these!


    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!

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