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Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type O (0 beneficials)
  • Dessert
  • 1 1/2 cup Granulated sugar or suitable sweetener (Xylitol might work)
  • 1 cup Light corn syrup/Veggie Glycerine/Agave
  • 1 cup Water
  • 8 Egg whites
  • 3 package Unflavored gelatin (1 oz ea)
  • 1 tbsp Rose water (or to taste)
  • 1/8 tsp Red food coloring, optional
  • 3 cup Powdered sugar
How to make it:
  1. Melt granulated sugar and corn syrup in 1 cup water over medium heat in saucepan until temperature on candy/sugar thermometer reaches 260 degrees or hard ball stage, 10 to 15 minutes. While cooking syrup, whip egg whites until they form stiff peaks. Add gelatin to syrup and mix vigorously until lumps have disappeared about 2 minutes. Slowly add thickened syrup to whipped egg whites while mixing at medium speed. When incorporated, add rose water and food coloring and continue to mix until mixture feels lukewarm to touch, about 5 minutes.
  2. Line 8-inch-square cake pan with wax paper and generously coat with 1
  3. cup powdered sugar. Pour in marshmallow mixture and smooth surface with spatula. Cool at room temperature, then cover surface with additional 1 cup powdered sugar, then with wax paper.
  4. Freeze at least 1 hour or overnight. You can freeze marshmallows up to 5 days in advance. Cut marshmallow into bite-size squares on cutting
  5. board powdered with remaining 1 cup powdered sugar. Store in plastic bag in refrigerator up to 1 week.
  6. Makes around 28 to 30 marshmallows.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sugar (Brown/White)  N A N A N A N A
Gelatin, Plain  A A A A A A N N
Egg White (chicken)1 N N B B N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Corn Syrup2 ,3 N A A A A A A A
Agave Syrup- N N N N N N N N
Vegetable Glycerine (Glycerol)1 ,2 N N N N N N N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This is a low lectin recipe.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

    If an ingredient is an avoid for your blood type, then try using a BTD compliant variant/substitute or leaving the item out of the recipe.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Jan 06, 2009 at 07:58 PM By: Rodney