Make your own marshmallows

Ingredients:
1/4 ice cold water
3 tbsp gelatin
(let set for 5-10 minutes)2 cups cane sugar
1/2 cup corn syrup
1/2 tsp salt
1 tbsp vanilla
1/2 cup water
13x9 Pan:
coat with cooking spray and the dust with a 1 part powdered sugar to 1 part corn starch mixture.

Directions:
1) Mix gelatin and water and set aside.
2) Boil sugar mixture to 240 degrees Fahrenheit then pour it in the mixer with the gelatin and turn the mixer to speed 2 or 3, whichever yields less splatter. While the boil is getting up to temperature, prepare your mold for the marshmallow fluff.
3) Start the mixer at a 2 or 3 to incorporate and melt down the gelatin, then turn it on high speed to properly aerate. That's where the marshmallows get their body from!

Tips:
- Run a de-humidifier when doing this to keep the marshmallows as fluffy as possible.
- Don't let yourself be distracted while you're making marshmallows.
- Letting the boil go too hot will result in the wrong consistency for your marshmallows.
- This is a sticky job. Keep a warm or at least damp rag nearby for prompt cleaning.

Fun things:

You can add oils to the boil to flavor your marshmallows. Secondly, you can make these into any shape you want.

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