Super Easy, Super Cute Marshmallow Pops

Okay so just in case you really wanted a DIY here it is:

Last week Flip and I made these gorgeous marshmallow pops

To start with I gave some wooden kebab skewers a quick spray with cooking oil to help the marshmallows not to stick too much

Thread on a marshmallow and very quickly dip in water

Shake off excess water

Dip in jelly crystals (hey I never said they were healthy!) and pop in a jar or similar to allow them to dry

** You do need to shake off the excess water or it makes the jelly crystals wet and lumpy**

We used lemon and raspberry and they had a slightly sherbert/sour taste on the outside which complimented the marshmallow beautifully.

OR – thread the marshmallows and dip in melted chocolate and then in sprinkles (or not) which is one of my all time favourite combos chocolate and marshmallow –

It seems to be a peculiarly kiwi thing – pineapple lumps, pinky bars, perky nanas, marshmallow Easter eggs, mallowpuffs….. I missed them all in the UK.

I love these for a party or just to make an exciting-looking and easy treat.


8 responses

  1. Oh what a great idea! Will have to give these a go one of these days.

  2. Oh how cute! They look yummy.

  3. Mmmmmmmmmmmmmm! Love the idea of a sherberty- marshmallow, and yup, totally with you on the marshmallow & chocolate combination being one of the Best Things Ever.

  4. yummm!! What a great idea! And just in time for WIntons 5th birthday too! Thank you!!

  5. Yum!! Pete has marshmallows that he puts in his hot chocolates, I’m going to get jelly tonight, thanks for sharing x

  6. Oh my, how yum and cute looking

  7. The chocolate covered marshmallows sound divine. Will have to try them out sometime very soon!

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