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Marshmallows with Pumpkin Pie Spice

Making homemade marshmallows is not as hard as you might think.  Making your own means you can cut them into any shape you want and add your own flavors!

I’m in the mood for making my own marshmallows instead of buying the store-bought ones, how about you?

I used to think that making marshmallows would be crazy hard, then I watched a tutorial on how and I can’t figure out why I was so scared to try it before.  If you have a mixer, a candy thermometer, and a saucepan, you can make them in about 30 minutes.  

Campfire s’mores will never be the same!  I made some last year and put wine in them.   Those wine marshmallows turned a common mug of cocoa into an adult cocktail on that chilly night!

Making homemade marshmallows is not as hard as you might think. Making your own means you can cut them into any shape you want and add your own flavors! Pumpkin Pie Spice Marshmallows | Take Two Tapas

Since it’s officially pumpkin spiced everything season, time to jazz up some marshmallows for your lattes.

Try these on your sweet potato casserole for a fun twist!

Making homemade marshmallows is not as hard as you might think. Making your own means you can cut them into any shape you want and add your own flavors! Pumpkin Pie Spice Marshmallows | Take Two Tapas

If you are thinking that making your own marshmallows is hard, you are wrong!

Try this recipe and you will be making your own marshmallows in no time!

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Making homemade marshmallows is not as hard as you might think. Making your own means you can cut them into any shape you want and add your own flavors! Pumpkin Pie Spice Marshmallows | Take Two Tapas

Bloom your gelatin, cook your sugar to 240F, drizzle into your gelatin, whip until nice and thick adding the pumpkin pie spice while whipping it.

Whip until nice and thick, pour into your cornstarch-dusted pan, let cool overnight, cut into squares and toss in powdered sugar!  That’s it!

Side view of Pumpkin Pie Spice Marshmallows stacked on a napkin

Pumpkin Pie Spice Marshmallows

Yield: 40 marshmallows
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Making your own marshmallows is easy and fun. Make them into any shape or flavor that you want and it's cheaper than the store bought ones!

Ingredients

  • 3 packages of powdered gelatin (packages are 0.25 ounces or 1 tablespoon each)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 tablespoon Pumpkin Pie Spice
  • Cornstarch for dusting pan
  • Powdered sugar for dusting marshmallows

Instructions

  1. Add the three packages of powdered gelatin and 1/2 cup water to the bowl of a mixer.
  2. Let stand and bloom while you are cooking sugar.
  3. In a separate heavy-bottomed saucepan, add 1/2 cup water, corn syrup, sugar, and salt.
  4. Bring to a boil and add the candy thermometer.
  5. Cook until temperature reaches 240F or the soft-ball stage.
  6. Once the sugar reaches that temperature, remove from heat, turn on the mixer on low, and drizzle the sugar mixture into the gelatin.
  7. Once you have added all the sugar, turn the mixer on high and whip until it turns bright white and thick!
  8. While the marshmallow is whipping, dust a 9X13 dish with cornstarch.
  9. Add the vanilla and the pumpkin pie spice and mix until incorporated.
  10. Pour the marshmallow mixture into the dusted pan.
  11. Dust some more cornstarch on top to coat the marshmallow.
  12. Leave uncovered all night to firm up.
  13. The next day, turn out the marshmallow onto a cutting board.
  14. Cut your marshmallows into your shapes.
  15. Dust the cut marshmallows with powdered sugar to coat the sticky edges.
  16. Store in an air-tight container for up to a week!
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 40 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 76Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 23mgCarbohydrates: 18gFiber: 0gSugar: 15gProtein: 2g

This nutrition information was generated via a third party, Nutritionix, and can not be held liable for any discrepancies in the information provided.

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Julie Menghini

Sunday 3rd of November 2019

I thought they would be a lot harder to make too! I'm thinking of little marshmallow ghosts with my granddaughter next year is going to be a blast!

Lauren | also known as mama

Wednesday 21st of September 2016

Yum! I'd love to throw a couple of these in my coffee this morning.

chubcheeks@bellsouth.net

Sunday 25th of September 2016

Me too! Thanks!

allie

Wednesday 21st of September 2016

I love homemade marshmallows, these look fabulous. So soft. Mmmm...

Thomas Murphy

Wednesday 14th of October 2015

I like Halloween cupcakes.

chubcheeks@bellsouth.net

Sunday 25th of October 2015

I love decorating those with the kids!

Amanda Sakovitz

Wednesday 14th of October 2015

I love cupcakes!

chubcheeks@bellsouth.net

Sunday 25th of October 2015

Me too! Thanks for reading!