Ten miniature marshmallows are the equivalent of one large marshmallow. To be sure, weigh out 8.5 grams of miniature marshmallows; one large marshmallow usually weighs 8.5 grams.
The first people to make marshmallows were the ancient Egyptians, the French and the British. They made marshmallows from the roots of the mallow plant, and the marshmallows were eaten as medicine to soothe sore throats. Eventually, people began using marshmallows as a candy instead of a medicine, and in the 1800s, gelatin was substituted for the mallow root. Alex Doumak designed the process of making marshmallows in their familiar tubular form in 1948.Learn More
Being famous for its chocolate making, Switzerland has numerous popular brands of chocolate, but Lindt brand chocolates are among the most well-known throughout the world. Lindt is a Swiss chocolatier founded in 1845.Full Answer >
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Gum containing sugar should be used minimally, as it contains acids that may lead to cavities. However, sugar-free gum is beneficial because it stimulates saliva production that helps wash away the bacteria that harm teeth.Full Answer >
In the U.S. syrup grading system, grade B maple syrup is a dark syrup that is primarily used for baking and cooking. It has a strong flavor with a slight caramel taste.Full Answer >