Marshmallow is one of the popular toppings for ice cream. Marshmallows as a whole or marshmallow sauce can also be used. Smuckers sells marshmallow sauce as a topping for ice cream.
A marshmallow is a sugar-based confection that, in its modern form, typically consists of sugar, water and gelatin whipped to a spongy consistency, molded into small cylindrical pieces, and coated with corn starch. Some marshmallow recipes call for eggs. This confection is the modern version of a medicinal confection made from Althaea officinalis, the marshmallow plant.
In popular culture
- In the first episode of the fourth season of MasterChef US Junior; Hundreds of marshmallows were rained on the contestants.
- Android's 6th major update is named Marshmallow.