The winter months are made for hot chocolate (and marshmallows). So, we made some marbled Nutella marshmallows to top hot winter drinks, add to s’mores, or eat by themselves as a little treat. If you’re a Nutella fiend, you have to try this!
Anissa whipped up a batch of these and brought ’em over. And then I used a cannoli roller (of all things) to create bite size bits and added them to homemade hot chocolate (which I have a recipe for and will share soon).
Here’s what you need to make homemade Nutella marshmallows like a champion…
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- 3 packs unflavored gelatin
- 3/4 + 1/2 cup water
- 3/4 cup light corn syrup
- 1 1/2 cups of sugar
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon of vanilla
- 3/4 cup Nutella
- candy thermometer
First lay out parchment paper over a 9×13 pan and dust extensively with powdered sugar. They will be sticky.
Pour the three packs of gelatin into 1/2 cup of water and let it sit for about ten minutes.
While you wait for the gelatin go ahead and add the rest of the water, corn syrup , salt, sugar to a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil and allow the candy thermometer to reach 240 degrees.
Next in your mixing bowl combine the gelatin and slowly add the sugar stovetop mixture. Be careful it will be very hot. Beat in the mixer for about 8 minutes until the bowl is warm to the touch and the mixture resembles marshmallow fluff. Now you can add flavor to the marshmallows by adding in your vanilla.
Next add in about 1/4 of the Nutella and beat until smooth about 1 minute. Work quickly and pour the marshmallow mixture into the pan and use a spatula sprayed with grease to smooth it out.
Then using a knife swirl the rest of the Nutella into the marshmallows. The marbling isn’t actually necessary, of course, but it makes them feel a little more special. Let it sit for about six hours or overnight.
Cut as desired and dust the marshmallows with the rest of the powered sugar.
Recipe by Anissa Saxton
Photography and styling by Brittni Mehlhoff
Think you’ll give these Nutella marshmallows a try? And more importantly…are you a Nutella freak?