• Makes 1
  • 45 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 5 Ingredients


Ingredients (makes 1 Tray)

  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 tbsp Gelatine
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Essence
  • 2 tsp Lemon Juice


  1. Place sugar, water and gelatine in saucepan. Stir until dissolved.
  2. Boil without stirring for 10 minutes. Allow to cool.
  3. Add vanilla and lemon juice and beat until thick and white. Colour may be added at this time.
  4. Pour into a greased tin. When set use heart shape biscuit cutter to cut and toss in coloured sugar or 100's and 1000's.


Decorating ideas are endless! Use different shape cutters, drizzle melted chocolate, even add lollies with the help of a little icing.

  • The most wonderful display of marshmallows on a plate!

    • Love the hearts, stars would be awesome too.


  • Is this really how easy it is to make marshmellows! By god I’m impressed. Can’t wait to try!


  • A wonderful treat for Valentines Day! Thanks!


  • Does it turn really sticky once set? Is it easy to do it wrong? Id love to try this with my 10year old.


  • How sweet!


  • wow! What a great recipe to do with my daughter!

    • I think all the daughter’s in the world would love to do it, I know mine would


  • Never tried making marshmallow before. Not a fan myself but my kids love it. These look so cute! Thanks for sharing!


  • These look gorgeous! I looked everywhere for my marsh mellow recipe to make Easter bunnies this year but without success. Thanks for sharing your recipe. I’ll give this a go for my daughters birthday shortly.


  • Homemade marshmallow was always my favourite at school fete’s .
    Thanks for sharing..would have to coat some of these in toasted coconut just for me though. te he.


  • It’s so trippy that this has just popped up! I was literally just talking about making marshmallows with the kids for Easter! Thank you so much for sharing! Now I don’t have to hunt for my old recipes! :D Happy Easter!


  • I’ve never made or attempted home made marshmallows but will definetly try this recipe. Thanks for sharing.


  • These look amazing!


  • a little embarrassed to say, didn’t think to make own marshmallows – these look wicked


  • Always had a bit of trouble with marshmallow recipes – this one looks great. Thanks

    • I agree with this comment. Also love the cookie cutter idea – really adds to the overall effect of this homemade treat.


  • A beautifully creative recipe idea; thanks for sharing!.


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