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Pumpkin Zephyr Marshmallow

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Pumpkin Zephyr Marshmallow is soft and fluffy dessert that made with pumpkin puree. These marshmallow pillows are made by beating egg whites with sugar and adding pumpkin puree syrup. Zephyr looks like meringue, but has texture and consistency of marshmallow.

Pumpkin Zephyr Marshmallow

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How to make Pumpkin Zephyr Marshmallow

Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper. Prepare pipping bag with Wilton 1M or Ateco 846 pipping tip. Place pipping bag into tall glass or pitcher.

In a saucepan add water and agar. Stir well with the whisk. Add granulated sugar, glucose syrup and pumpkin puree. Mix with whisk and cook over medium heat. As soon as it starts boiling, set timer for 5 minutes. Continue cooking syrup, whisking a few times. Syrup should be thicker after 5 minutes boiling. Syrup should be at 217-221F (102-105C) if you want to check with thermometer. When syrup is ready, remove from the heat.

Meanwhile, start making meringue. In a mixing bowl of stand mixer with whisk attachment, add egg whites. Beat on low speed untill foamy then add granulated sugar. Whip on medium speed untill soft peacks form.

Slowly pour the pumpkin sugar syrup into the meringue, while mixer running on medium high speed. Do not pour syrup into whisk, aim it toward the side of the bowl. When all syrup is poured in, increase the speed to high and whip for 2 minutes.

Transfer the mixture into the prepared pipping bag. Pipe 2-inch round rosettes on the prepared baking sheet. Let Pumpkin Zephyr Marshmallow to set for 4-5 hours. Dust with powdered sugar (optional).

Pumpkin Zephyr Marshmallow

How to store

Store Pumpkin Zephyr Marshmallow in airtight container and keep at room temperature for 2-3 days. I would not recommend to freeze Zephyr.

Tips for making Pumpkin Zephyr Marshmallow

  • get everything ready, and only then start making Zephyr.
  • use room temperature egg whites. Pasteurized egg whites will also work for this recipe.
  • make sure you are using pumpkin puree and not pumpkin pie filling
  • agar powder is very important ingredients. Do not substitude with diffrent setting ingredients, like gelatine or pectin.
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Pumkpin Zephyr Marshmallow

These Pumpkin Zephyr Marshmallow pillows are made by beating egg whites with sugar and adding pumpkin puree syrup.
Course Dessert
Cuisine russian
Keyword pumpkin marshmallow, pumpkin zephyr marshmallow
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 4 hours 20 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 30kcal
Author Marina of www.everythingmarina.com

Equipment

  • 1 stand mixer or electric hand mixer

Ingredients

Pumpkin Sugar syrup

  • 250 gr pumpkin puree
  • 380 gr granulated white sugar
  • 100 gr water
  • 40 gr glucose syrup
  • 14 gr agar powder

French meringue

  • 80 gr egg whites room temperature
  • 100 gr granulated white sugar

Instructions

  • Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • Prepare pipping bag with Wilton 1M pipping tip. Place pipping bag into tall glass or pitcher. 
  • In a saucepan add water and agar. Stir well with the whisk.
  • Add granulated sugar, glucose syrup and pumpkin puree.
  • Mix with whisk and cook over medium heat. As soon as it starts boiling, set timer for 5 minutes.
  • Continue cooking syrup, whisking a few times. Syrup should be thicker after 5 minutes boiling. Syrup should be at 217-221F (102-105C) if you want to check with thermometer. When syrup is ready, remove from the heat. 
  • Meanwhile, start making meringue. In a mixing bowl of stand mixer with whisk attachment, add egg whites.
  • Beat on low speed untill foamy then add granulated sugar. Whip on medium speed untill soft peacks form. 
  • Slowly pour the sugar syrup into the meringue, while mixer running on medium high speed. Do not pour syrup into whisk, aim it toward the side of the bowl.
  • When all syrup is poured in, increase the speed to high and whip for 2 minutes. 
  • Transfer the mixture into the prepared pipping bag.
  • Pipe 2-inch round rosettes on the prepared baking sheet.
  • Let Pumpkin Zephyr Marshmallow to set for 4-5 hours.
  • Dust with powdered sugar (optional).

Nutrition

Serving: 1zephyr marshmallow | Calories: 30kcal

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