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White Hot Chocolate with Bourbon Barrel Stout Marshmallows

White Hot Chocolate with Bourbon Barrel Stout Marshmallows

Ingredients

For the Marshmallows

  • 1 cup cold beer divided
  • 3 packages unflavored gelatin
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar divided
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch

For the White Hot Chocolate

  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • whipped cream optional

Instructions

For the Marshmallows

  1. Combine 1/2 cup beer and gelatin in the bowl of a stand mixer and set aside
  2. Combine 1 1/2 cups sugar, 1 cup corn syrup, salt, and 1/2 cup beer in a small sauce pan
  3. Cook over medium heat until sugar dissolves
  4. Increase heat until liquid boils, either heat until temp reaches 240 or boil for two minutes, remove from heat
  5. Lock mixer bowl with gelatin and water into the stand mixer, attach whisk, and turn on low
  6. Slowly stream syrup mixture into gelatin with mixer continuing on low
  7. Increase mixer speed to high and continue whipping until fluffy, about 15 minutes
  8. Add vanilla, whisk another 30 seconds or so
  9. Dust a casserole dish with 1/4 cup powdered sugar to coat, transfer marshmallow mix to dish, leave uncovered overnight - either in refrigerator or on counter
  10. Combine remaining 1/2 cup of powdered sugar with the cornstarch and sprinkle it all over a large cutting board
  11. Turn marshmallow square onto the prepared cutting board and cut into desired shapes, turning each piece to coat in the powdered sugar once cut

For the White Hot Chocolate

  1. Combine milk, vanilla, and white chocolate chips in a small sauce pan and heat on low until chocolate is melted, stir to combine and make smooth
  2. Pour hot chocolate into cups, top with marshmallow and whipped cream, if using