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Sugar Plum Marshmallows


  • 4 tbsp unflavored powdered gelatin
  • 1 C cold water
  • 2 C sugar
  • 1 C light corn syrup
  • 1/2 C water
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • pink food coloring
  • 1 C powdered sugar for dusting
  • candy thermometer


  • Using pam cooking spray, spay a 9x9 baking dish and set aside
  • In the bowl of a standing mixer, combine the 4 tbsp of gelatin and cold water.
  • Allow to sit while you boil the sugar
  • In a medium pot, stir together the sugar, corn syrup, water, and salt over high heat
  • Once the mixture starts to boil, insert candy thermometer and stir occasionally until the mixture reaches 240 degrees
  • Turn the mixer on low speed and slowly pour in the hot mixture
  • Increase the speed to medium and beat for 7-9 minutes until the mixture is white and fluffy
  • Beat in the vanilla
  • Split the marshmallow into two bowls
  • Mix in a few drops of pink food coloring into one bowl
  • Pour about 1 1/2 C of white marshmallow into the pan allow to sit for 2 minutes
  • Pour 1 1/2 C of pink marshmallow onto the top of the white
  • Repeat steps with remaining marshmallows
  • Allow to dry overnight
  • Sprinkle a cutting board with powdered sugar
  • Flip over the marshmallow onto the cutting board and sprinkle more powdered sugar onto the bottom and sides
  • Cut the marshmallows into 2 inch squares and enjoy!