How to roast marshmallows on the fire

How to roast marshmallows on the fire

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Marshmallows on the fire – a great idea for a picnic

Irina Peacock

the editor of the Food

Marshmallow on a campfire is a popular dessert in England and the United States. If you are going on a picnic and want to roast marshmallows, take note of our tips – thanks to them this treat would make the perfect.

How to roast marshmallows on a campfire: first, make up the fire

First you need to build a fire Photo: Depositphotos

Build a fire at least an hour before cooking. Remember that large branches should be downstairs and smaller upstairs. Do not stack firewood too tightly – it should remain a place for air circulation. For ignition use paper or small dry twigs.

How to roast marshmallows: choose the right skewers

Marshmallow need to impose on skewers Photo: Depositphotos

They should be sufficiently long, strong and pointed. Try the following options:

  • Thin metal skewers. Remember that they are quite hot, so choose the ones that have the wooden handle;
  • Wooden skewers for barbeque;
  • The bare twigs.

Put marshmallows on a skewer: it should feel secure, not to slip into the fire. You can string several marshmallows, but it is better to roast marshmallows one at a time – so it is cooked evenly.

How to cook marshmallow in the fire: thread marshmallows on skewers and turn over the fire

On an open fire marshmallows will scorch Photo: Pixabay

When the flame goes out and the coals will turn grey, move closer to him marshmallow (just don’t poke the skewer right in the coals, otherwise the marshmallow will instantly blacken and become bitter).

Rotate the skewer to the heat from the coals evenly browned marshmallow on all sides. It will take about 1-2 minutes. If the marshmallows will slip and ill turn pry it with another skewer.

After cooking, wait at least 30-60 seconds – directly from the heat of the marshmallow will be very hot and might burn you.

Earlier, we described how to prepare a salad for a picnic. In addition, Today.Lifestyle shared recipes of sandwiches for a picnic.