Are you up for something a little different?
This recipe is a fun one if you really want to impress your guests or your family this holiday season. Sure, you could buy some marshmallows at the store, but where's the fun in that? Plus this recipe is made with a homemade eggnog simple syrup, which goes great in your coffee. Two recipes in one! Use store bought eggnog, or if you're feeling extra fancy make your own! I've got a recipe here.
Candy making is something I'm just starting to get into. It requires a very close eye, which I learned the hard way. When I made taffy for the first time I went through three burned batches before I understood the importance of constantly stirring and monitoring the temperature.
One of the most important parts of making marshmallows is making sure that your surface is stick-proof. Combine cornstarch and powdered sugar in equal parts and sift over your surface. I chose to use this little silicone mini muffin tray, which made is easy to portion out the marshmallows. You can also make these in a 13''x9'' tray and use a pizza cutter to separate the finished product into little squares if you like.Read More