Simple Homemade Marshmallows
3 envelopes of unflavored gelatin
1/2 cup cold water
2 cups granulated sugar
2/3 cups corn syrup
1/4 cup water
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 Tablespoon vanilla extract
powdered sugar for dredging
Sprinkle the gelatin over 1/2 cup cold water in a mixing bowl. Set aside.
In a medium saucepan, combine sugar, corn syrup and 1/4 cup cold water. Bring to a boil. Let the sugar mixture boil for a minute.
Pour boiling sugar mixture into gelatin and mix on high speed. Add salt and beat for 12 minutes.
Add vanilla, or any other flavoring you choose. Pour marshmallow into a pan that is lined with oiled waxed paper. Lightly oil a spatula, or your hands, and spread marshmallow smooth.