National Marshmallow Day in Australia is a whimsical celebration that pays homage to the fluffy, sugary confection loved by people of all ages. While not an officially recognised holiday, Australians join the global festivities on May18 to indulge in the gooey goodness of marshmallows and share in the joy they bring. As you observe National Marshmallow Day 2024, we at LatestLY have compiled a collection of recipes that you can try and celebrate the versatility of marshmallows. Here Are Some Interesting Facts About This Delicious Confectionery.

On National Marshmallow Day in Australia, individuals and communities come together to explore the versatile nature of marshmallows through various activities and events. From hosting marshmallow roasts at beach bonfires to organising marshmallow-themed baking competitions, Australians embrace the opportunity to celebrate this beloved treat in unique and imaginative ways. Whether toasted over a campfire, melted into hot chocolate, or incorporated into creative desserts, marshmallows add a touch of sweetness to any occasion Down Under.

1. S'mores

A classic campfire treat consisting of roasted marshmallows sandwiched between graham crackers with a piece of chocolate. It's a quintessential combination of gooey marshmallow, melty chocolate, and crunchy graham crackers.

S'mores (Photo Credits: Wikimedia Commons)

2. Marshmallow Rice Krispies Treats

A childhood favourite, these no-bake bars are made by melting marshmallows with butter and mixing them with Rice Krispies cereal. The result is a chewy, sweet, and crispy treat that's perfect for any occasion.

Marshmallow Rice Krispies Treats (Photo Credits: Flickr)

3. Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallows

A popular side dish often served during Thanksgiving, this casserole features mashed sweet potatoes topped with a layer of marshmallows that are toasted to golden perfection. It strikes the perfect balance between sweet and savoury flavours.

Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallows (Photo Credits: Flickr)

4. Rocky Road Ice Cream

A delicious frozen dessert made with chocolate ice cream, marshmallows, and chopped nuts, typically almonds or walnuts. The combination of creamy ice cream, chewy marshmallows, and crunchy nuts creates a delightful texture and flavour contrast.

Rocky Road Ice Cream (Photo Credits: Flickr)

5. Marshmallow Fondue

A fun and interactive dessert that involves dipping various treats such as fruit, pretzels, or pound cake into a warm melted marshmallow sauce. It's a great option for parties or gatherings, allowing guests to customise their dessert experience.

Marshmallow Fondue (Photo Credits: Flickr)

These dishes showcase the versatility of marshmallows and their ability to enhance both sweet and savoury recipes with their fluffy texture and sweet flavour. Wishing everyone National Marshmallow Day 2024.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on May 18, 2024 02:59 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website