by Maria Papove
2 envelopes unflavored gelatin (knox)
½ cup cold water
1 1/2 cups honey
1/3 cup water
1 egg white
nut flour or toasted coconut for covering
Soften gelatin in ½ cup cold water.
In saucepan combine honey the 1/3 cup water and cook to soft ball stage. (You need a fairly large pot for
this as it foams up a lot).
Remove from heat. Stir in gelatin to
dissolve. Let cool for 10 or 15 minutes.
In separate bowl beat egg white
to stiff peaks. Slowly add syrup beating on high speed of electric mixer
till candy stands in soft peaks. (Be prepared as this takes a long time
of beating at least it did for me.)
Pour onto plain brown paper or
Spread into a 12x10 inch rectangle. Let stand
Dust lightly with either the toasted coconut or nut flour.
Turn over on another piece of paper (here I used brown paper cut from a
paper bag)If you used the brown paper to put it on originally then
moisten the brown paper slightly to remove from candy. I found the
parchment paper pulled off nicely without the moistening.)
Cut in desired
size pieces. Dust or dab the pieces lightly into the coconut or nut
flour the marshmallows are quite sticky when cut and this takes away the