Can I make brownies with hot chocolate?

Yes, technically you can make brownies using hot chocolate mix. However, hot chocolate or hot cocoa mix contains added sugar and sometimes artificial flavors and preservatives. To keep this recipe more wholesome, I chose to use unsweetened cocoa powder instead.

Can I use hot cocoa mix instead of cocoa powder?

Hot cocoa mix can actually be used as a cocoa powder substitute in your favorite chocolate desserts. Hot chocolate desserts, like hot chocolate mug cakes, hot chocolate cookies, and hot cocoa cupcakes, use store-bought powdered mix and go way beyond your mug.

What ingredient makes brownies fudgy?

How do you eat marshmallows with hot chocolate?

Fudgy brownies typically start with butter and either bittersweet or unsweetened chocolate (or a combo of both), which get melted together, and can also contain cocoa powder. And in addition to whole egg, recipes for fudgy brownies may also call for an extra egg yolk.

Can I eat marshmallows raw?

A rich and creamy decadent hot drink for cold winter days, or evenings, or, simply when a chocolate “hit” is necessary. Served in a mug, you can eat the slightly melted marshmallows with a spoon, or let them melt completely into the chocolate!

Why do marshmallows melt in hot chocolate?

Can I eat them without roasting them at all? Yes, of course! I personally find marshmallows to be tastier when toasted, but it all depends on your preference.

Can you melt marshmallows in milk?

Hot chocolate is simply incomplete without marshmallows. The hot chocolate’s energy seeps into the marshmallows and “jiggles” the sugar and protein molecules. That’s when the molecules separate and the marshmallows turn into those blankets of goo and dissolve into the drink.

Are marshmallows supposed to melt in hot chocolate?

Enjoy melty marshmallows in cookies, s’mores and traybakes. However, if you need the marshmallows to be melted for use in a recipe like a mousse or cereal bar, then it’s best to do so very gently in a saucepan, ideally with other ingredients like butter, milk or water, depending on your recipe.

Do marshmallows dissolve in hot water?

Marshmallows will dissolve (“melt“) in your hot cocoa for the same reason that they “melt” in your mouth: both provide heat and moisture. If you could somehow treat the marshmallows so that they didn’t dissolve in the cocoa you wouldn’t get the desired effect in your mouth either.

What liquid dissolves marshmallows?

CONCLUSION: It turns out NO marshmallow does not dissolve in water, and neither does it in ethanol solution or cooking oil. In oil, the marshmallow is unchanged in volume, texture, and taste.

Do marshmallows dissolve or melt?

Most of us guessed soda, but after two days of observations, we learned that vinegar dissolved the marshmallow the fastest. Cranberry juice and soda dissolved the marshmallow the slowest, because those liquids are full of sugar – just like a marshmallow.

Do marshmallows absorb?

Modern marshmallows are made from a range of simple ingredients, but most typically include corn syrup, water and gelatin. Dissolving a marshmallow is a matter of applying heat to the confection. Once melted, it can be used in a variety of other recipes from frosting to puffed rice treats.

What is the Latin name for marshmallow?

These days marshmallows don’t contain marshmallow root, but gelatine instead. Gelatine is a starch that absorbs water – in fact, it can hold up to a hundred times its weight in water – and it is this magic ingredient that produces the fluffy texture in marshmallows.

Do marshmallows expand in water?

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What happens when you put a marshmallow in vinegar?

The air bubbles inside marshmallows may seem empty, but they are actually full of gas molecules. Now the gas molecules trapped inside the marshmallow are pushing more strongly than the gas molecules outside. This makes the marshmallow expand (get bigger).

What happens when you put a marshmallow in water?

We found that the vinegar had caused the most “melting” even though it had not melted as much as we thought it would have. When we turned it with forceps, it came apart easily and was much smaller on the side that was in the vinegar. The coke and the cranberry juice “stained” the marshmallow and made them soggy.

How long does it take for a marshmallow to decompose?

It floats if it is less dense than water. When you drop a marshmallow in water, it floats like a balloon. A marshmallow is full of air bubbles, which puff it out. The sugar in the marshmallow gets spread out over a large area, making the marshmallow less dense than water.

How do you make marshmallows explode?

Marshmallows‘ shelf life varies from producer to producer, sometimes it’s 2 months, other times even 4 to 6 months.

Why do marshmallows burn?

Have your child place a marshmallow on a plate in a microwave. Turn the microwave on for 30 seconds. Watch what happens. Change the time you microwave the marshmallow and see what happens.