Marshmallow Hot Cocoa Toppers

Hot Cocoa Marshmallow Toppers

A simple homemade marshmallow recipe from The Nerdy Nummies Cookbook: These Marshmallow Hot Cocoa Toppers will keep your holidays warm and sweet!

Yield varies upon preference

Things you'll need

  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1 ¼ cups light corn syrup
  • ¾ cup water
  • Pinch of salt
  • 4 envelopes gelatin
  • ¾ cup water
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • Powdered sugar for dusting
  • Baking spray
  • Mini chocolate chips
  • Orange gummy candies
  • Stand mixer
  • Medium saucepot
  • Whisk
  • Candy thermometer
  • Baking sheets lined with parchment and sprayed well
  • Small offset spatula
  • Rubber spatula
  • Whisk
  • 3 -inch round cutter
  • Small snowflake cutter
  • Small hand sifter
  • Small bowl for powdered sugar
  • Mugs for hot cocoa
  • Cutting board and knife

Let's get started!

  1. Spray a cookie sheet well, line with parchment paper and then spray well again.
  2. Pour ¾ cup water into a bowl and then add the gelatin. Let it bloom.
  3. In a small pot mix sugar, corn syrup, and ¾ cup water over high heat. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly.
  4. Add a candy thermometer and continue cooking until the sugar mixture reaches 238°F.
  5. Transfer gelatin mixture to a stand mixer. On a low speed, slowly pour the sugar mixture. Add salt, then gradually increase the speed to high, beating until stiff, about 12 minutes. Beat in vanilla.
  6. Smooth the mixture into a prepared pan and let set 3 hours.
  7. Turn the marshmallows onto a powdered sugar surface and use an oiled cutter to cut out the rounds and the snowflakes.
  8. Cut gummy candies into triangles for the noses of the snowmen.
  9. Attach the chocolate chips and cut gummy candies to the top of the snowmen.
  10. Toss the snowflakes in some powdered sugar so they don’t stick.
  11. Serve in a cup of hot chocolate.
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Hot Coco Marshmallow Toppers

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