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Bring on the Bubbly: How to Make Champagne Marshmallows

Newsflash: It’s almost Valentine’s Day. Still trying to think of ways to woo your boo? Listen up, guys. Here’s what you need to do. First, pop a bottle of bubbly. Next, whip up a batch of Champagne Marshmallows. Finally, serve said marshmallows with more bubbly and fresh strawberries. Sound good? Okay, let’s get cooking!

Ingredients:
- 3 tablespoons unflavored gelatin
- 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
- 1 cup cold pink champagne or sparkling wine
- 1 3/4 cups granulated sugar
- 3/4 cup light corn syrup
- 2 egg whites
- powdered sugar, for dusting

Instructions:
1. Coat a 9×13-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray. In a small bowl, whisk together the gelatin, vanilla, and 1/2 cup cold champagne. Let sit for 5 minutes.
2. Whip the egg whites until they hold stiff peaks. Set aside in a small bowl.
3. In a medium saucepan, stir together the granulated sugar, corn syrup, and remaining 1/2 cup champagne. Attach a candy thermometer to the side of your pan. Bring the mixture to a boil, stirring occasionally, until the thermometer registers 240 degrees F.
4. Pour the gelatin mixture into the bowl of a standing electric mixer. Slowly pour the hot sugar mixture over the gelatin mixture. Beat on high until the mixture has nearly tripled in size, 6-8 minutes. Beat egg whites into sugar and gelatin mixture until combined.
5. Pour into baking pan. Dust with powdered sugar. Chill uncovered until firm, 2-3 hours.
6. Cut into squares. Roll in powdered sugar. Enjoy!

Coat a 9×13-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray. In a small bowl, whisk together the gelatin, vanilla, and 1/2 cup cold champagne. Let sit for 5 minutes.

Whip the egg whites until they hold stiff peaks. Set aside in a small bowl.

In a medium saucepan, stir together the granulated sugar, corn syrup, and remaining 1/2 cup champagne. Attach a candy thermometer to the side of your pan. Bring the mixture to a boil, stirring occasionally, until the thermometer registers 240 degrees F.

Pour the gelatin mixture into the bowl of a standing electric mixer. Slowly pour the hot sugar mixture over the gelatin mixture. Beat on high until the mixture has nearly tripled in size, 6-8 minutes. Beat egg whites into sugar and gelatin mixture until combined.

Pour into baking pan.

Dust with powdered sugar. Chill uncovered until firm, 2-3 hours.

Cut into squares.

Roll in powdered sugar.

Check those out!

These light and fluffy marshmallows are a dream on their own (or in a cup of cocoa, duh).

Or, you can serve them up with strawberries and champagne. How good does THAT look?

What are you serving up for your sweetie on Valentine’s Day? Talk to us in the comments below!