They say marshmallows invented in ancient Greece. In favor of this fact is evidenced by its name. After all, it was the name of the Greek god of the warm spring winds over the eastern coast of the Mediterranean. There is also a legend that the physician Hippocrates prescribed it to treat post-operative patients a speedy recovery.
However, reliable information on this subject does not exist, and similar sweets have many nations. If we talk about our ancestors, we know that in all of Kievan Rus was a favorite treat - candy. Its basis is also applesauce, so candy can be regarded as ancestor of modern marshmallow.
The idea to prepare a delicate, airy, fragrant zefirki home cooking, for sure, enjoy your children. In addition, in this case, you will be sure that the sweetness is safe because it contains no harmful additives. Yes, and cook marshmallows quite simple.
• Apples - 4-5 pcs.
• Sugar - 250 g
• Vanilla sugar - 1 package
• Agar (gelatin) - 8 g
• Water - 160 ml
• Sugar - 475 g
• Egg white - 1 piece.
PREPARATION Step by step
1. First of all, you need to cook applesauce. For this half cut apples, purify them from the core and put in a preheated oven or 160 degrees in the microwave for 8-10 minutes.
2. We separate the flesh from the skin and pyuriruem c blender. Puree should get thick.
3. Pour it into 250 g of sugar and vanilla sugar sachet. Thoroughly mix and give weight to cool.
4. Meanwhile, pour 15 minutes agar water. Then put in a water bath or a low heat and stir constantly until it is completely dissolved. Pour the remaining sugar and stir it. Boil for 5 minutes. The syrup should be dripping from a spoon "thread." Remove from the heat and give a little cool.
5. Beat applesauce mixer, introduce gradually thin stream to the mixture while continuing to whisk at medium speed, protein. Foam should get fluffy white and stable.
6. Continuing to whisk, pouring a thin stream of hot (non-boiling) syrup. Utensils should be capacious, since the mass doubled. Beat for 2-3 minutes.
7. Blanketed baking parchment paper. Shift the mixture in a pastry bag and squeezing thereof in baking zefirok halves. Put in refrigerator no need marshmallows. After 24 hours, the treat is ready. You can flavor it with powdered sugar and serve. Bon Appetit!
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