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Pastimallows Recipe

Pastimallows: Well from the name itself, I’m guessing you already know what food this is. Yes, you’re right! Pastimallows is a combination of pastillas and marshmallows. These two are one of the kid’s favorite when it comes to sweets. So just imagine combining it into one bite, amazing right? This one is very easy to make, it’s like 123 or ABC, and you can finish making it just 15 minutes.

Pastillas is a well-known Filipino dessert that is sweet and sugary. You can find pastillas anywhere in the Philippines, but there are certain provinces that are really known for having the best and authentic pastillas. Since pastimallows has a marshmallow, I guess you already got the idea. Yes, the marshmallow is covered with pastillas, making it more delightful for children to eat.

Since it is very easy to make, you can also do it with your kids. In that way, you’re not only making a delicious food, but also having fun and spending good time with your children. Now in making this, all you need is powdered milk, condensed milk, marshmallows, and sugar. Mix all the ingredients, except for the marshmallow and sugar, in one bowl until the mixture becomes sticky.

When you achieve the pastillas mixture, coat the marshmallows with it then roll them in sugar or sprinkles. If you want, you can add some food coloring to the mixture to make it more colorful and attractive in the eyes of the kids. For the packaging, you can wrap it with water cellophane and you’re done! See? As what I’ve said, it’s not complicated to make and another thing is that it does not need cooking.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups powdered milk
  • ¾ cup condensed milk
  • Marshmallows
  • Sugar and/or sprinkles for coating

Procedure:

  1. In a mixing a bowl, put the powdered milk. Then, gradually mix in the condensed milk. Make sure to add the condensed milk one at a time. This is to make sure that the mixture won’t become runny.
  2. Mix and stir well to combine the two ingredients.
  3. After you achieve the right consistency, form a ball, flatten it.
  4. Then wrap one marshmallow. Be sure to wrap the marshmallow completely.
  5. Roll the pastillas-wrapped marshmallows on granulated sugar or sprinkles.

Step-by-Step Procedure with Picture

In a mixing a bowl, put the powdered milk. Then, gradually mix in the condensed milk. Make sure to add the condensed milk one at a time. This is to make sure that the mixture won’t become runny.

Mix and stir well to combine the two ingredients.

After you achieve the right consistency, form a ball, flatten it.

Then wrap one marshmallow. Be sure to wrap the marshmallow completely.

Roll the pastillas-wrapped marshmallows on granulated sugar or sprinkles.

NOTES:

  • To prevent the mixture from sticking to your hands, use some butter or oil. Put a tiny drop on your palm OR on your plastic gloves. This will make the forming easier.
  • If your pastimallows are for sale, you can wrap it in cellophane or arrange them in a plastic container.
  • This pastimallow recipe can be good for 1 week, longer if it’s in refrigerator.

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