Pistachio marshmallows recipe

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Nuts for pistachios? You'll love these delicious pistachio marshmallows - and with just 39 calories per cube, you can afford to scoff a couple!

  • healthy
Preparation Time50 mins
Cooking Time20 mins
Total Time1 hours 10 mins plus cooling
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories39 Kcal2%
Fat0.6 g1%
Saturated Fat0.1 g1%

If you're a fan of pistachio ice cream, you'll love these sweet, sticky pistachio marshmallows. Not only do they look amazing, with their vibrant green colour and nutty topping, but they taste fab too - and with just 39 calories and 0.6g fat per cube, you can afford to scoff a couple!


You will need:

  • 1 x
  • 1⁄2-1tsp pistachio flavouring
  • Few drops of liquid green food colouring
  • 100g packet pistachio kernels, finely chopped




  1. Prepare your marshmallow using our basic marshmallow recipe.
  2. Add the pistachio flavouring and green food colouring to the marshmallow mixture towards the end of whisking. Pour about half of the mixture into the tin and scatter over a handful of pistachios.
  3. Pour over the remaining mixture, spread it out and scatter over the remaining nuts. Dust the icing sugar and cornflour mix over the top and leave to set.
Top Tip for making Pistachio marshmallows

These marshmallows will last 4-5 days in an airtight container, so you can make them in advance for a special occasion.

Food & Recipes writer

Sue McMahon is a former Food and Recipes Writer at GoodTo and Cooking Editor at Woman's Weekly. Her primary passion is cakes and Sue regularly travels the world teaching cake decorating. Her biggest achievement to date was winning the Prix d’honneur at La Salon Culinaire International de Londres beating over 1,200 other entries.