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.


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.
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