Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Eggs
For Easter you will find large Chocolate covered Marshmallow eggs available in your local Super Markets. Sometimes there will be someone there, who will write a name on the egg for you, sometimes not. Today I will show you how easy it is to create your own Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Eggs. I will use a marshmallow recipe that gives the marshmallow a fruity flavor, so choose a flavor of gelatin that works well with the chocolate. Here we go.

Step 1:

Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Eggs
Ingredients:
2 (1/4 oz.) envelopes Knox unflavored gelatin
1/4 cup cold water
1 cup boiling water
1/4 cup fruit flavored gelatin (dry Jello mix your choice of flavor)
2 cups granulated sugar
Chocolate candy coating
Parchment paper
9"x13" cake pan half full of flour
Large plastic egg
Sugar flowers (found of the Wilton isle of your local craft shop)
Not shown: spoons, rubber scraper, stand mixer, knife

Step 2:

Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Eggs
In the mixer bowl, combine unflavored gelatin and cold water, letting it stand for 5 minutes.

Step 3:

Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Eggs
Add boiling water and flavored gelatin. Stir with a wooden spoon or a rubber spatula until dissolved. Add sugar. Stir well.

Step 4:

Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Eggs
Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Eggs
Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Eggs
Using electric mixer on high, beat until the mixture is thick and fluffy, about 15 minutes.

Step 5:

Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Eggs
While beating the marshmallow, flatten out the flour in the cake pan.

Step 6:

Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Eggs
Press the plastic egg into the flour to create an egg shaped recess in the flour.

Step 7:

Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Eggs
Make as many recesses as you need for gifts etc.

Step 8:

Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Eggs
Once the marshmallow is light and stiff, spoon some into each recess in the flour. Level them the best you can. Let the marshmallow set for a couple of hours.

Step 9:

Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Eggs
If you have extra marshmallow, pour the left over into a nonstick spray, prepared pan and let stand at room temperature until firm, about 2 hours. Using a knife that's been dipped into hot water, cut marshmallow into pieces, Roll in powdered sugar, shaking off excess. Store them in an airtight container.

Step 10:

Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Eggs
Fill a microwave safe glass/ceramic bowl with the chocolate pieces.

Step 11:

Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Eggs
Place in the microwave and cook on high, one minute at a time, stirring the chocolate after each minute interval. Once the chocolate completely melted, let cool for 10 +/- minutes,

Step 12:

Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Eggs
then remove the marshmallow egg from the flour and dust it off,

Step 13:

Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Eggs
put it into the chocolate and using the spoon, completely cover it with chocolate.

Step 14:

Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Eggs
Drip off as much chocolate as possible then, place it on parchment paper and let the chocolate set.

Step 15:

Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Eggs
Once the chocolate has set, re-melt a little chocolate and use it to attach the sugar flowers to the egg for decoration.

Step 16:

If you want buy a little container of gel frosting and write the name of each person the egg is intended for on the egg. Place on a nice serving dish and it is ready for Easter. Enjoy!
 
 

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