Strawberry Marshmallow S’mores #FWCon #SundaySupper

Take s’mores up a notch with homemade strawberry marshmallows and Strawberry Marshmallow S’Mores
 

Strawberry Marshmallow S'mores #FWCon #SundaySupper from The Girl In The Little Red Kitchen

This post is sponsored by the Davidson’s Safest Choice Eggs. All opinions are my own.

Do you remember when I first made marshmallows back in February? Light as air, tinted pepto bismal pink but better than any you could possibly buy in the store.  I loved how they turned out but felt like more could be done to them to enhance the flavor and have them so soft they just melt in your mouth. 

For starters that small amount of corn syrup that I used was coming out. It isn’t necessary, as long as you keep an eye on your sugar syrup. 

Next up the flavor and color, if I’m making the effort to make my own marshmallows then the flavor better knock your socks off.  Freeze dried strawberries give you the natural flavor (because they are) and color without messing around with food coloring. 

Lastly and most importantly was to the try the other marshmallow method.   Some recipes call for no whipped egg whites but I wanted to give it a go with them.  Wow, let’s just say what a difference! 

Strawberry Marshmallow S'mores #SundaySupper from The Girl In The Little Red Kitchen

I can understand why people might be reluctant to try the egg white version mostly because the whites are not cooked but just look at these mallows? Irresistible right? 

Well there is nothing to fear when you use Davidson’s Safest Choice Eggs.  These all-natural eggs get a little warm water bath before being packaged and sent off to you.  That bath allows the egg to become pasteurized without altering the nutrition or flavor.  With your pasteurized egg in hand, you no longer risk the chance of salmonella and can be used in recipes such as this where the egg is never cooked.

It’s a winning situation if you ask me. Safe eggs,  all natural color and flavor, plus made just from sugar. 

The only logical step from here is to turn these bad boys into s’mores.  What’s an evening in front a summer bonfire without some, right? 

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Strawberry Marshmallow S'mores #SundaySupper from The Girl In The Little Red Kitchen

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Strawberry Marshmallow S'mores
 
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Ingredients
For the marshmallows
  • 4 large egg whites - Davidson's Safest Choice recommended, room temperature
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 - 1.2 ounce bag freeze dried strawberries, finely ground
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 - ¼ ounce packets unflavored gelatin
  • 2 cups granulated white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons corn starch
For the s'mores:
  • cinnamon graham crackers
  • fresh strawberries, thinly sliced
  • good quality bittersweet (60%cacao) chocolate bar
Instructions
  1. In the bowl of your stand mixer fitted with the whip attachment, mix the egg whites on medium until foamy. Add the salt and cream of tartar and increase the speed to high.
  2. Whip until the egg whites are shiny and stiff peaks appear. Transfer to another bowl.
  3. Pour ½ cup water in the bowl of your stand mixer and sprinkle the 3 packets of gelatin on top.
  4. In a heavy bottomed pot over medium heat combine the remaining ½ cup of water and 2 cups of sugar.
  5. Bring the sugar and water to a boil and continue to cook until the sugar has dissolved and reaches the temperature of 240 degrees.
  6. Very carefully pour a small amount of the sugar syrup in the bowl of your mixer and turn the speed to medium. Without hitting the whip and trying to avoid the side of the bowl slowly pour in the remaining hot sugar syrup with the mixer running.
  7. Increase the speed to high once all the sugar is incorporated and whip for about 10 minutes or until the marshmallows are glossy and have mostly filled the size of your mixing bowl.
  8. Add in the ground strawberries and vanilla bean paste and whip for a minute or two to combine.
  9. Switch out the whip attachment for the paddle and add the egg whites to the marshmallow.
  10. Mix on medium-high speed for about 5 more minutes to combine all the ingredients.
  11. In a small bowl mix together the powdered sugar and corn starch.
  12. Grease a quarter sheet baking sheet (9x13) and dust with the powdered sugar mix. Pour the marshmallow in and with a silicone spatula or spoon spread into an even layer. Dust the top with more powdered sugar.
  13. Let the marshmallows dry out over night covered lightly with plastic wrap or for about 6 hours.
  14. Remove the marshmallows from the pan and using a sharp knife cut into strips and squares depending on the size of your choice. Dust each square with more powdered sugar mix to keep from sticking.
For the s'mores:
  1. For indoor s'mores:place a piece of choice, marshmallow and sliced strawberry on a graham cracker, top with another graham cracker and wrap in foil. Place under your broiler for a minute or two or melt the marshmallow.
  2. For outdoor s'mores: Roast your marshmallow before putting it together with the chocolate and strawberry between the graham crackers.
  3. Extra s'mores should be stored in an airtight container for about 1 week.

Strawberry Marshmallow S'mores #FWCon #SundaySupper from The Girl In The Little Red Kitchen

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Strawberry Marshmallow S'mores from The Girl In The Little Red Kitchen 

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24 Comments

  1. Those are just about the prettiest marshmallows I’ve ever seen. And what a fabulous way to use them with the s’mores.

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  2. I love everything about this recipe!

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  3. I’ve made 2 attempts at making marshmallows without much success. These look perfect and I love the addition of freeze-dried strawberries! Will these be available in your bake shop? :-)

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  4. GORGEOUUUUS marshmallows!!! Michael doesn’t usually care for s’mores, but I think this is just the way to win him over!

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  5. oh my gawd, Susan!!! you made homemade strawberry marshmallows?!!! How can I get a plateful of these and the s’mores?!! LOVE! Dude, you need to add these to your cookie business!

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  6. Those look delicious! I’ve never made homemade marshmallows, but I may have to try it sometime! Love the strawberry flavor. :)

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  7. I have always wanted to make homemade marshmallows, but still haven’t had the chance to! Yours look so fluffy, pink, and perfect! LOVE!

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  8. Love the creativity of this s’more! What a great idea to use freeze dried strawberries. Thanks for the rationale behind this decision.

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  9. My family loves marshmallows of all kinds and I know they’d go nuts for your strawberry version! Not to mention, your spectacular s’mores!!!

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  10. Ummm these are gorgeous…and combining strawberries with chocolate and marshmallows is brilliant. I’ll definitely be trying that egg white version of homemade marshmallows when I get around to it!

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  11. I haven’t made marshmellows in years – since I was in school! I love these though, and I’ve got to make them again. What a fantastic idea, Susan!!!!

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  12. I’ve never made marshmallows, but the gorgeousness of these has me inspired to try. And the S’Mores – no words!!

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  13. You made AMAZING marshmallows. Little girl pink one to boot. Of course s’mores are part of American cooking heritage. I wonder if they make them in other countries?

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  14. What beautiful marshmallows! I love the strawberry twist on s’mores…so creative and delicious!

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  15. Gaaaaah! These photos are gaaaaawgeous, Susan! And I can tell how soft, fluffy and utterly delicious your marshmallows are just by looking at them. I really need to get on board the homemade marshmallow train. I love that you used these beauties in s’mores because, obviously, s’mores are the best.

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  16. I’m so glad you decided to use your homemade marshmallows to make s’mores! Perfect idea :)

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  17. Ummm, yep…you totally took homemade marshmellows to the next level, girl! I love that bit of vanilla bean paste in there.

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  18. Now I know what to do with my freeze dried strawberries!

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