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Friday, July 16, 2010


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Homemade Marshmallows
Photo by stelladias77

7 hrs Prep: 30 min. Cook: 10 min.
25 servings suggest servings


30grams gelatin, unflavored
450grams sugar
400millilitres water
2teaspoons vanilla extract


Soften the gelatin with 100 ml of hot water( keep the bowl warm in the double boiler).
In a small saucepan combine the 300 ml water and sugar.
Place over medium high heat until the mixture reaches 116 centigrade.(use the candy thermometer)
Once the mixture reaches this temperature remove from heat. \
Pour the sugar mixture in to the gelatin mixture and using an electric mixture, beat on high speed for 10 minutes and add vanilla and beat for one minute.
Pour the mixture into greased molds and leave for at least 6 hours to set.
Serve and enjoy.
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Homemade Pocket Triangles

Recipe type: Dessert

Number of serving: 6

Preparation time: 40 Minute(s)

Cook time: 25 Minute(s)

Difficulty: Easy


250.0 grams flour, all-purpose
125.0 grams butter
75.0 grams sugar
1.0 large egg
2.5 ml vanilla extract
100.0 grams dessicated coconut
50.0 grams dates
50.0 grams sugar
25.0 grams raisins, seedless
25.0 grams cashew nuts
2.5 ml almond extract


In a mixing bowel cream butter and sugar, add egg and vanilla and beat 2 minutes, combine flour and mix well.

Cover the dough and refrigerator for at least30 minutes.

Roll the pastry dough and cut into (2inch diameter) rounds.


Mix the water and sugar in a heavy bottomed pan.

Cook in low heat until the sugar dissolves (golden brown).

Add coconut and mix well.

Combine almond essence, raisin and cashew nut, dates.

Scope a heaping teaspoon of the filling, put in the center of each rounds.

Arrange the pockets, filling shows place on a greased baking tray and bake until golden brown.

Serve and enjoy.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 82g Amount per Serving
Calories 339 40% of calories from fat

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.0g23%
 Saturated Fat 9.0g43%
 Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 60mg20%
Sodium 100mg4%
Total Carbohydrate 48.0g16%
 Dietary Fiber 2.0g6%
 Sugars 22.0g
Protein 5.0g10%
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 2% Iron 11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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