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Homemade Marshmallows with Sweetima’s Creamy Thick Hot Chocolate


Winter time naturally brings such fond memories of hot chocolate with marshmallows — sipping this creamy treat in a favorite mug while cuddling with your kiddos, watching the falling snow or listening to treasured Christmas carols is a wonderful way to stay cozy and warm!

About a year ago, I tried making my own marshmallows, and to me, the results were nothing short of amazing. First of all, I had no idea they were so easy to make!

Creamy and wonderful, coated in a soft dusting of powdered sugar and so soft and dreamy!


For me, there’s something especially fun about making them around Christmas time!

I found this lovely recipe for Easy Old-Fashioned Homemade Marshmallows at Kitchen Frau. I was pleased that they used less sugar than other recipes I had tried, and they also have a Honey Marshmallow recipe on the same post that I’m looking forward to trying!

Now for the hot chocolate — I’ve made many varieties, but as I was working on the marshmallows, I noticed that my fellow blogger at Sweetima had posted a recipe for Creamy Thick Hot Chocolate this very week! One look at her delightful cup of hot chocolate, and I knew I wanted to try this with the homemade marshmallows!

The results were wonderful for both the marshmallows and the hot chocolate! Put them together and they’re a delicious and delightful pair!

Creamy, dreamy, warm and cozy! I know you will enjoy!



  1. these look amazing! So pillowy soft.

    1. Thank you so much! Such great recipes — a perfect combination for a winter treat! 😉

  2. How gorgeous the marshmallows look, Anna. I’ll have to look this recipe up, especially now that winter is well and truly here. 🙂

    1. Thank you, Millie! I hope you enjoy these recipes as much as I did! A perfect winter treat! 😉

    1. Thank you! I hope you’ll have the opportunity to try these lovely recipes! 🙂

  3. Your marshmallows look delicious Anna! And i am so happy you tried out my hot chocolate recipe and enjoyed it as much as i did. It just made my day, so thank you 🙂

    1. Thank you so much! 🙂 Your recipe is wonderfully delicious, and I do hope it was okay with you that I shared your recipe on my blog. I linked back to your blog so everyone can go directly to your beautiful recipe and presentation. I should have asked you in advance, so I do hope it is okay with you! 🙂

      1. Thank you Anna! And it is completely fine as long as you provided a link back to my blog, so thanks 😉

        1. Yes, of course! 🙂

  4. Wow I would never think to make homemade marshmallows and they look dreamy!! very yummy and lovely Anna!

    1. Thank you so much, dear Lynn! They’re really fun to make, too! 😉

      1. I think it would be fun

        1. I think you’d love it, Lynn! Very fun! 🙂

          1. It’s not hard? I would love to try it but am feeling lazy hahaha

          2. Oh, I totally understand, Lynn! 🙂 I have lazy days for sure! Lol.They’re not hard, but have a cooling process in between two of the steps, then they have to cool afterwards. I let mine cool overnight so they would cut into pieces easily. So it takes a little time for the finished product, but super easy. 😉

          3. they would be a fun project for sure! your post is so warm and homey Anna, I wish I could come for some hot cocoa!! 🙂

          4. You are so sweet, Lynn! I wish you could come over for hot cocoa, too! I would dearly love that! 🙂 We could sip on our cocoa and watch the chickens out the window … 😉

          5. oh yes! I love their cute house!

          6. Awww, thanks Lynn! 🙂

  5. Hi Anna, you are a star ! These look DIVINE 🙂 . I have always wanted to make marshmallows, but have never got around to doing so. You have inspired me. Hope you are having a lovely week.

    1. Lynne, you are so sweet!! 🙂 Thank you so much!! I think you would really enjoy this recipe — so fun to make and the flavor is wonderful! I hope you are having a wonderful week as well, dear Lynne!

  6. Anna, this recipe is just amazing. It looks so tempting and yummy! 🙂

    1. Thank you so much, Linda! 🙂 I had two wonderful recipes to try out, and they both worked beautifully! 🙂 I hope you’re having a lovely week!

  7. So delicious and kudos to you for the marshmellows. They look fab!

    1. Thank you so much, dear Roberta! 🙂 My girls were delighted … homemade marshmallows tops their list of favorite treats! 😉

      1. I don’t blame them! 🙂 They certainly have good taste!

  8. YUM! Anna!! Everything looks so inviting!! Just lovely!

    1. Thank you so much, sweet Lana! Ahh, hot chocolate and marshmallows! [sigh]

  9. Sounds wonderful! I’m putting homemade marshmallows on the to-do list!

    1. Thank you, Sadie! 🙂 They’re so yummy! I think you and your family will enjoy them! 😉

  10. I’ve never made marshmallows before! I love the look of yours in that yummy hot chocolate. The love the idea of making them with honey! Enjoy your day my friend!

    1. Thank you so much, Julie! Yes, I really want to try out the honey marshmallow recipe — sounds wonderful and kind of reminds me of something Winnie the Pooh would enjoy on a winter day! 😉 Enjoy your day as well, dear Julie!

      1. Maybe cut them out with a heart shaped cookie cutter for Valentines?

        1. That would be lovely!

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