Is it OK to eat burnt marshmallows?

Is it OK to eat burnt marshmallows?

Although occasionally indulging in a marshmallow won't cause you too much harm, regularly eating burned marshmallows can pose health risks. Because burned foods contain compounds linked to diabetes, kidney problems and even cancer, burned marshmallows certainly are not healthy.

How do you soften hard marshmallows?

You can try softening marshmallows that have hardened by holding the closed bag under running hot water or dipping the closed bag into a pan of hot water for a few minutes. (Of course, make sure the bag is sealed well!)

What can I do with dried up marshmallows?

A great way to use your leftover marshmallows—and save some money on baking—is by turning them into frosting! Simply place the marshmallows in a bowl over boiling water, whisk, and watch them melt into fluffy, gooey frosting goodness!

Why are cereal marshmallows crunchy?

Cereal marshmallows are crunchy because they are dehydrated, which means that most of the water content has been removed. That's what gives cereal marshmallows their crispy and crumbly texture.

Can you soften marshmallows in the microwave?

You can also melt marshmallows in a microwave. Heat them in a large microwave-safe bowl with a couple of tablespoons of water. You'll need to check them every 10 seconds, stirring each time to ensure they melt evenly.