What’s in marshmallows, and how do the ingredients work together to make ooey-gooey treats?
Marshmallows are made of only three things, and they come together in a complex chemical dance to make your taste buds sing.
Chemical & Engineering News: by Leigh Krietsch Boerner April 2, 2021
Marshmallows seem simple when you look at them on their powdery, sugary surface. “A marshmallow is a yummy, chewy, airy confection that takes advantage of many unique food-science properties,” says Linda Wright, director of food research and discovery at the Hershey Company. “All the ingredients contribute to the delightful texture and flavor of the experience of a marshmallow.” And whether you make them yourself or pop them from a bag, these puffy little sweets have magic to them because of the chemistry of the ingredients and how they interact.
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