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neapolitan marshmallow slice

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a recipe by
Charlene Deam
Bell Block

I have adapted this from another recipe that had a plain base as I really like chocolate. Also the top is a bit different from the original too. My sons always want me to make this as it is one of their favourites.

★★★★★ 1
serves 12 slices aprox
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For neapolitan marshmallow slice

  • 100 g
    butter, room temperature
  • 3/4 c
  • 1 1/2 c
    self rising flour
  • 1
  • 1/4 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbsp
    cocoa powder
  • 20 g
    gelatin, unflavored
  • 1 1/2 c
    water, cold
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 4
    egg whites
  • 1 1/2 c
    confectioners' sugar

How To Make neapolitan marshmallow slice

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 180C. Grease a 30cm x 20cm slice tin. Cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add essence and egg and beat well. Add sifted dry ingredients. Mix well, and press into baking tray. Bake at 180 degrees for about 20 minutes.
  • 2
    Soften gelatin in cold water in a saucepan Add sugar and bring to the boil for 8 minutes. Beat egg whites till stiff, fold in confectioners sugar and then add the cooled gelatin mixture. Beat for 3 minutes till thick.
  • 3
    Use half of the gelatin mixture and spread on cooled base. Using the remaining gelatin add some pink food colouring to it and mix it in, and then add on top of the white gelatin. You can add coconut to the top if you like. Refrigerate until marshmallow has set.

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