Guimauve aux Fraises (Strawberry Marshmallows)

Guimauve aux Fraises (Strawberry Marshmallows)

This is an airy, light, chewy, and easy-to-eat marshmallow! It has a rather unique texture.

Ingredients: 2 sheets' worth

Strawberry purée (or fresh strawberries)
90 g
Granulated sugar
90 g
Mizuame sugar syrup
15 g
Lemon juice
1 tablespoon
Powdered gelatin
10 g
70 g
Corn starch
as needed


1. Soak the gelatin in water. Melt in the microwave or a double boiler.
2. Put the strawberry purée, sugar, and sweet syrup into a pot and turn on the heat.
3. Simmer until the big bubbles reduce in size to make a frothy consistency, then transfer to a bowl.
4. Put the bowl from Step 3 into a double boiler, add the soaked gelatin from Step 1, add the lemon juice, and mix with a mixer on high speed.
5. Mix until it becomes pale and sticky and you can draw lines in it (about 5~10 minutes).
6. Line the pan with kitchen parchment paper or aluminium foil and pour the batter into it.
7. Let it cool to room temperature. When cooled, wrap lightly with plastic and store in the refrigerator to chill.
8. Remove from the pan, dust with corn starch, and cut.

Story Behind this Recipe

This is a marshmallow that doesn't use egg whites!