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Fried Marshmallow Eggs

Fried Marshmallow Eggs

There's no chance of breaking the yolks when you cook up these eggs. That's because they're actually dried apricots - a tangy complement to the sweet marshmallow egg whites.

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp. butter
  • 12 marshmallows
  • 2 dried whole apricots

Instructions

1. Place a piece of aluminum foil on a flat working surface and then grease the surface of the foil with 1 teaspoon of the butter.

2. In a small saucepan, melt the second teaspoon of butter over low heat. As soon as it has melted, add the marshmallows to the pan and turn up the heat to medium-low. Stir continuously with a wooden spoon until the marshmallows are completely melted and have just started to bubble.

Fried Marshmallow Eggs Step 3

3. Immediately remove the pan from the heat and spoon the melted marshmallow, in 2 separate blobs, onto the greased foil. You have to work fast, before the marshmallow begins to solidify again. TIP: When spooning the melted marshmallow onto the greased foil, work quickly, using the back of the spoon to spread out the "egg white" a bit.

Fried Marshmallow Eggs Step 4

4. Shape 2 dried whole apricots and gently press each one, rounded side up, into the center of a marshmallow blob. TIP: To make a dried apricot look just like a dome-shaped egg yolk, use your thumbs to push the center of the fruit until it is concave.

Fried Marshmallow Eggs Step 5

5. When the marshmallow has set enough to hold together, but before it stiffens too much, use a spatula to transfer the eggs to a breakfast plate. TIP: Once the candy eggs have set, insert a plastic spatula beneath each one and, at the same time, use your fingers to gently peel the marshmallow from the foil.