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Marshmallow Recipe With Egg White

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins max
  • Total Time: 6 hrs 30 mins
  • Yield: Up to 24 pcs 1x


How to make marshmallows with egg whites and without using corn syrup. With this easy homemade marshmallow recipe, you’ll be putting smiles on your kid’s faces.


  1. 8 tablespoons water
  2. 2 tablespoons unflavored gelatin powder
  3. 2 ¼ cups granulated sugar
  4. 1 ¼ cups of water
  5. 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  6. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  7. 2 egg whites
  8. ⅓ cup powdered sugar
  9. 2 tablespoons corn starch

Other Kitchen things you will need:

  1. Heavy-bottomed saucepan
  2. Baking pan greased with vegetable shortening or coconut oil
  3. Pastry brush
  4. Candy thermometer
  5. Electric mixer
  6. Spatula


  1. To bloom the gelatin, sprinkle it into 8 tablespoons of water and set aside.
  2. In a heavy-bottomed saucepan, mix the granulated sugar and the remaining water and heat over medium heat. Stir continuously.
  3.  Once the sugar is fully dissolved, add in the maple syrup. Increase the heat until the sugar mixture starts simmering. Brush the sides of the pan with a wet pastry brush to prevent crystallization.  
  4. Allow it to boil until it reaches 240 °F (or 115 C) on the candy thermometer. 
  5. Remove from the heat and let it rest for about 2 minutes.
  6. Add in the gelatin mixture and stir until completely dissolved and well combined.
  7. Transfer the mixture into a bowl and allow it to cool a little bit. Stir occasionally to prevent skin from forming.
  8. Beat the warm mixture in the electric mixer until it becomes light and thick.
  9. Add in the vanilla and stir until well combined.
  10. On a separate bowl, beat the egg whites until it forms stiff peaks. 
  11. Using a spatula, fold the egg whites into the sugar mixture until well combined.
  12. Pour the mixture onto the greased baking pan and allow it to sit for at least 6 hours.
  13. Mix the powdered sugar and cornstarch. 
  14. Cut the marshmallows into desired shapes and dust all sides with powdered sugar.
  15. Store in an airtight container.


There is a resting time of 6 hours after the cooking.

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