Toasted Marshmallow Latte

Toasted Marshmallow Latte
Staff Writer
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Typically, toasted marshmallows are associated with summertime, fire pits, and s’mores, but when you take those toasted marshmallows, turn them into coffee syrup, and whip them into a latte, they become the perfect cold-weather complement. 

Ingredients

For syrup:

3/4 cup sugar

3/4 cup water

¼ teaspoon vanilla extract

6 marshmallows

 

For latte:

2 to 3 tablespoons toasted marshmallow syrup

2 ounces espresso/coffee (optional)

1/2 cup cream (or non-diary substitute)

Directions

Combine sugar and water in a saucepan over medium heat.

As the water heats, use a kitchen torch to carefully torch your marshmallows until well toasted and browned.

Add the marshmallows and vanilla extract to the syrup and use a spoon to stir, ensuring all the marshmallows have dissolved.

Once the sugar and marshmallows are completely dissolved, pass the mixture twice through a fine mesh strainer.

Allow to cool, then transfer to a jar for storage.

To prepare the latte, add syrup to the bottom of a coffee mug.

Pour the coffee on top.

Stir to combine.

Place the cream in a blender and whir for about 30 seconds then pour into the cup.

Marshmallow Shopping Tip

There are so many varieties of chocolate on the shelves today it can be overwhelming to pick one – as a general rule of thumb, the fewer the ingredients, the better the chocolate.

Marshmallow Cooking Tip

Think beyond cakes and pies – fruits like peaches, pineapple, and figs are excellent grilled – brush with melted butter or wine and sprinkle with sugar and spices for a dessert that you can feel good about.