• Ingredients: 13
  • Serves: 24
  • Prep: 2 hours 30 mins
  • Level: easy

Christmas pudding marshmallow with water, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves (ground), cardamom, ginger, star anise, gelatine (powdered), unrefined golden caster sugar, golden syrup, water, brandy, cornflour. To make this christmas pudding marshmallow for 24 persons you will need 2 hours 30 mins for preparation and for baking.


  • 240ml Water
  • ½tsp Cinnamon
  • ¼tsp Nutmeg
  • Cloves (ground)
  • ¼tsp Cardamom
  • Ginger
  • Star anise
  • 20g Gelatine (powdered)
  • 440g Unrefined golden caster sugar
  • 160g Golden syrup
  • 200ml Water
  • 1tbsp Brandy
  • Cornflour


  1. Step 1Steep hot water and all the spices together for 20 minutes, then strain. Place the gelatine and spice mix in a large mixing bowl and stir. Leave to sit until the gelatine swells.

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  2. Step 2Put the sugar, golden syrup and water in a large saucepan and stir to combine.  Bring to a boil, add a sugar thermometer and keep cooking to a firm ball stage, 120°C/ 248°F.

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  3. Step 3Whisking furiously with an electric whisk (or in an electric mixer), slowly add the sugar syrup to the gelatine mixture. Whisk thoroughly until thick and bubble-gum-like strands form. Stir in the brandy.

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  4. Step 4Spray everything with a cooking spray – including spatulas, brownie pan, spoons, hands etc. to avoid sticking. Spoon the mixture into the prepared brownie pan and spread evenly. Sift some cornflour over the top and let rest for 2 hours.

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  5. Step 5Using a greased knife, cut the marshmallows into cubes. Store in an airtight container for up to two weeks.