A tasty treat for party-time!


  • 455 g granulated sugar
  • 200 ml cold water
  • 1 tblsp liquid glucose
  • 9 sheets of gelatine
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • oil for greasing tray
  • cornflour and icing sugar for dusting


  • Soak the gelatine in 140ml of cold water until it becomes soft.
  • Put granulated sugar, glucose and 200ml of water in to a heavy based saucepan.
  • Bring to the boil and cook until it reaches 127°C on a sugar thermometer.
  • Very carefully add the water and gelatine to the hot sugar mixture. This will bubble so be careful not to burn yourself. Pour into a metal or glass jug.
  • Beat egg whites with an electric whisk.
  • Continue beating then slowly pour in the sugar syrup. It will start to thicken. Add vanilla extract whisk for 5 minutes until the mixture is stiff enough to hold its own shape.
  • Lightly grease a shallow tray with oil then dust with icing sugar and cornflour.
  • Pour in marshmallow mix leave to set in the fridge for one hour. Cut into squares, place on a wire rack allow to dry.
  • Present in some cellophane with colourful ribbons and a little gift tag.