All posts tagged: dessert

Marshmallow Monday: Sparklemallows

Ever think, I like marshmallows, but I wish they were a little more sparkly? Well, this is your lucky day. (It’s so weird how we are totally on the same wavelength!) I used gold pearl decorating dust I found at Sur La Table to give these marshmallows a glow-y look. It’s a really easy way to dress up these simple treats for a fancy occasion—these little sweets look ready to party, do they not? Enjoy! M Sparklemallows Dessert | Gluten-Free Prep time: 35 min | Ready in: 6 hours, 35 min Ingredients: Cooking spray 3 packages unflavored gelatin (vegetarian substitutions) 2 cups granulated sugar 1 cup powdered sugar Gold pearl decorating dust Cooking tools: A candy thermometer Tin foil 9×13-inch cake or jelly roll pan Directions: Line the inside of the pan with tin foil, then coat well with cooking spray. In a large mixing bowl, combine a 1/2 of a cup of cold water with the packets of gelatin and allow to sit until gelatin forms, about 15 minutes. In a medium saucepan on medium …

Marshmallow “Nice” Cream Sandwiches

It’s Marshmallow Monday! Okay, that hasn’t actually been a thing, but I’m making it a thing. Starting….now! For whatever reason, I’m very into marshmallows, so I have decided to just go with it. It probably won’t happen every Monday, and it’s possible I could go a few Mondays in a row with no marshmallows, but when I do have marshmallows to share, you’ll see ’em on a Monday. So! Marshmallow Monday’s inaugural recipe is… [drum-roll, please] …anise-flavored marshmallows sandwiching raspberry cashew “nice” cream. Homemade marshmallows are actually very tasty straight out of the freezer—they don’t get hard, they just get a little chewier—so pairing them with other frozen treats was a no-brainer. And as it turns out, I’m a big fan of raspberry and anise together. Hope you enjoy these! M Marshmallow Nice Cream Sandwiches Dessert | Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free Ingredients: Cooking spray 3 packages unflavored gelatin (vegetarian substitutions) 2 cups granulated sugar 2 teaspoons anise extract 1 cup powdered sugar Purple food coloring (optional) 1 cup raspberries 1 cup cashews Other stuff you’ll need: Candy thermometer Small Ziplock …