Marshmallow slice

Marshmallow slice

Serves 10 or more
Cuisine type: Traditional
Cooking time: Less than 30 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cooking method: bake
Season: All year round

Marshmallow slice

100g butter or margarine
1/3 cup sugar
1 cup of Self Raising Flour
1 Tablespoon of cocoa
100g crushed Marie biscuits
3/4 cup strawberry jam
150g cooking chocolate
20g copha
¼ cup peanuts

10g gelatine
150ml water
250g sugar
110g glucose
¼ teaspoon cream tartar
1 teaspoon vanilla to flavour


Melt the butter and combine the sugar, sifted flour, cocoa, and crushed biscuits.

Spread into a lamington tin and bake in a moderate oven for 15 minutes. Spread evenly with strawberry jam.

Spread marshmallow over slice and allow to set. Sprinkle with peanuts.

Melt the cooking chocolate and copha together and spread over the cooled slice.

Cut into squares when the chocolate is set.


Soak the gelatine in half the water. Boil the sugar, glucose or cornsyrup, tartaric acid and remaining water to 116°C (soft ball stage) then cool for about 5 minutes. Add the soaked gelatine and whisk until light and thick. Add vanilla to taste and pour over slice. Leave to set.

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