Do you enjoy a marshmallow coffee? Unfortunately, marshmallows are often linked to sugar. Plenty of sugar! People know it to be a dessert mainly consisted of gelatin, water and sugar. But, here we show you how to make high quality, healthy marshmallow treats.


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What’s great about this recipe is that you’ll be able to enjoy in the sweet taste without gaining any weight. Plus, it’s very easy to make!

How To Make Healthy Marshmallow Treats

For this recipe, you will need:

  • 1 ½ tablespoons of gelatin, or agar-agar
  • ½ cup of cold water
  • ½ cup of organic honey
  • 1/8 teaspoon of Himalayan salt
  • 1 vanilla bean


Line a baking pan with parchment paper. Then, put half the amount of the water in a bowl and add the gelatin. Leave it aside, so that the gelatin softens.

In the meantime, put the honey in a cooking pot, along with the salt and the other half of the water. Heat the mixture on low fire, stirring it all the time. Roughly, bring it to a boiling point of 240° Fahrenheit. The mixture will reach this temperature in about 7-8 minutes. Or, you can use a thermometer to check it.

Then, to check the consistency of the hot syrup, take a little bit with a teaspoon and drip a few drops into a bowl filled with cold water. If the drops form small, soft balls, it means that the mixture is ready. Take it off the heat.

Now, carefully pour the hot syrup into the gelatin, while mixing with a hand mixer. Then, scape the vanilla bean and add it into the blend. Mix for about 12 to 15 minutes, or until the marshmallow mixture is thick and fluffy. Pour it into the lined baking pan and leave it for 12 hours, to dry. And finally, cut the marshmallows into squares. Serve with a cup of coffee, hot chocolate, with a dark chocolate topping, or coconut flakes.

You can also try this recipe with maple syrup instead of honey. See the video below for more details.

Maple Syrup Marshmallows – Video Recipe