Swedish fish + gelatin + a little extra water + air =swedish fish marshmallows. If you've been following along the "Will it Marshmallow" series, you'll know how to make make marshmallows from gummies, along with things like: peach ring marshmallow rice crispy treats, gummy shark marshmallows, gummy bear marshmallows, and of course, jolly rancher marshmallows.
The Swedish fish melt with a little water into a syrup that you combine with gelatin to whip into marshmallows.
This Swedish fish marshmallows recipe is a basic recipe.
- Unflavored gelatin
- Swedish Fish (you'll need 1100 grams, this is a lot! It is almost this entire bag)
- powdered sugar if wanting to dust them post cutting
See recipe card for quantities.
Video Instructions for Swedish Fish marshmallows
- Open your Swedish fish.
- Put them in a medium sized pot over low heat with 400 grams of water.
- Bloom gelatin while the Swedish fish are melting.
- Combine melted Swedish Fish and gelatin.
- Mix on high for 10 minutes in a 5 quart planetary mixer.
- Pour into a prepared pan and let sit for 12 hours, undisturbed.
- Cut into squares.
- Toss in powdered sugar.
Hint: melting the Swedish takes around 40 minutes and should be done on low - medium heat. There will still be very small pieces of Swedish fish that do not melt. This is okay!
For these Swedish fish marshmallows, you'll need:
- medium sized pot
- planetary mixer with wire whisk attachment
- 8 x 8 baking pan (like one you make brownies in)
- parchment paper
- cooking spray
Store marshmallows in an airtight container. Shelf life is approximately 3 months.
Tossing these marshmallows in powdered sugar after cutting will keep them from sticking to each other.
Swedish Marshmallows Recipe
Swedish Fish Marshmallows
- 8 x 8 square baking dish
- medium size pot
- 40 grams unflavored gelatin
- 200 grams cold water
- 1100 grams swedish fish
- 400 grams water
- 100 grams powdered sugar for tossing marshmallows
- Prepare an 8 x 8 baking dish by lining it with parchment paper and spraying the parchment paper with cooking spray. Set aside.
- Open your Swedish fish.
- Melt Swedish fish and 400 grams water on low - medium heat in a medium sized pot.
- While the Swedish fish are melting, bloom your gelatin.
- Bloom gelatin by whisking together 200 grams of cold water with 40 grams of unflavored gelatin in the mixing bowl of a 5 quart planetary mixer. Let it sit, undisturbed, until Swedish fish are melted.
- Once Swedish fish are melted, pour the syrup over the gelatin.
- Turn the mixer on low for 30 seconds to combine the syrup and gelatin.
- Increase the speed to high and let it mix for 10 minutes.
- Turn off mixer. Pour Swedish fish marshmallows into prepared pan.
- Place another piece of oiled parchment paper on top of the marshmallow, creating a seal.
- Let Swedish fish marshmallows sit for 12 hours undisturbed before cutting.
- After 12 hours, oil a sharp knife and cut marshmallows into desired size. 2" x 2" is recommended.
- Toss marshmallows in powdered sugar.
- Store in an airtight container.