Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Eggs
If you are looking for an amazing Easter treat then you are going to love these Homemade Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Eggs. These marshmallow eggs are perfect for Easter and they are so much better then the store bought ones. Homemade marshmallows dipped in rich chocolate makes for the perfect Chocolate Marshmallow Eggs!
Calories 247 kcal Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Eggs Ingredients Homemade Marshmallow Ingredients
How to make Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Eggs
Pour flour into a deep pan about an inch deep.
Use a plastic egg to press an egg shape into the flour. Then set aside your pan.
Now make your homemade marshmallows.
How to Make Homemade Marshmallows for Marshmallow Eggs
Get out your electric mixer and in the bowl of the electric mixer add in the cold water. Then sprinkle the gelatin on top.
Let it sit and soak for 10 minutes.
Grab a small sauce pan and combine sugar, corn syrup, and 1/4 cup water. Bring the mixture to a boil and let it boil for 1 minute.
Pour boiling syrup into the gelatin mixture in your electric mixer. Then start your mixer on high speed and carefully add in the salt.
Allow the mixture to beat for 12 minutes, then add in the vanilla and allow mixing to incorporate it in to the mixture.
Once you are done making your marshmallow mixture, before allowing them too firm up scoop the marshmallow mixture into the flour egg molds you made with a greased spoon.
Get your hand wet and pat down the marshmallows to have a flat bottom.
Let your chocolate covered marshmallow eggs sit at room temperature for a few hours (2-3 hours) to set up.
Covering Marshmallows in Chocolate Once the marshmallow eggs are set, carefully remove them out of the mold.
Using a paper towel dust off the extra flour.
Now you are going to melt your chocolate, using a double boiler.
If the chocolate is to thick for your liking, you can add a little bit of shorting to help thin it out.
Using a fork dip each one into the melted chocolate until they are completely coated.
Tap the fork on the edge of the bowl to remove the extra chocolate.
Place them on a cooling rack to cool and harden before eating.
Calories: 247 kcal | Carbohydrates: 37 g | Protein: 2 g | Fat: 10 g | Saturated Fat: 6 g | Cholesterol: 2 mg | Sodium: 32 mg | Potassium: 154 mg | Fiber: 2 g | Sugar: 33 g | Vitamin A: 14 IU | Calcium: 18 mg | Iron: 2 mg