Safe homemade marshmallows from natural ingredients: even children can eat them

Iryna MelnichenkoLS Food
Recipe for homemade marshmallows
Recipe for homemade marshmallows. Source:

One of the simplest and most delicious desserts that can be made from the simplest ingredients is marshmallows. You can choose any flavor, it all depends on your preferences. It will be very tasty with strawberries, apples, or berries.

Homemade marshmallows

Cook Valeria shared her recipe for delicious, airy marshmallows made from strawberry puree and egg whites on Instagram.



  • strawberry puree - 75 g
  • sugar - 140 g
  • water - 50 ml
  • agar-agar - 5 g
  • pink dye (optional)⠀ ⠀

For the meringue:

  • egg white - 35 g
  • citric acid - a pinch
  • sugar - 35 g

For the sprinkles:

  • corn starch - 5 g
  • powdered sugar - 10 g ⠀ ⠀

Method of preparation:

1. For the syrup, beat strawberries in a blender. Transfer to a saucepan and boil until slightly thickened. Add sugar, water, agar-agar, and dye to the puree and mix. Cook over medium heat and bring to a boil while stirring. Reduce the heat slightly and stir for 4-5 minutes. ⠀

Preparing the base for the dish

2. Add citric acid to egg white and beat on medium speed until foamy. Gradually add sugar and beat until peaks form, then pour in the hot syrup and beat at maximum mixer power for a few minutes until slightly thickened.

How to cook marshmallows at home

3. Put the finished mass into a pastry bag with a nozzle and squeeze the marshmallow halves on parchment. Leave at room temperature for several hours or better overnight. ⠀ ⠀

Marshmallows with strawberry puree

4. Assemble the marshmallows: glue the marshmallow halves together and sprinkle powdered sugar and cornstarch mixture on top.

Delicious homemade marshmallows

You can store these homemade marshmallows in a sealed container for up to two weeks!

Ready-made dish

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