General Information
NameMarshmallow
Scientific NameNot Available
DescriptionMarshmallow is a confection that, in its modern form, typically consists of sugar and/or corn syrup, water, and gelatin, whipped to a spongy consistency and coated with corn starch. Some marshmallow recipes call for eggs. This confection is the modern version of a medicinal confection made from Althaea officinalis, the marshmallow plant.
Primary IDFOOD00662
Picture683
Classification
GroupConfectioneries
Sub-GroupCandies
Taxonomy
Lineage
ITIS IDNot Available
Wikipedia IDMarshmallow
Composition
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References
Content Reference— Saxholt, E., et al. 'Danish food composition databank, revision 7.' Department of Nutrition, National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark (2008).
— U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. 2008. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 21. Nutrient Data Laboratory Home Page.