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A marshmallow is a candy that is made of sugar or corn syrup, water, and gelatin, that has been pre-softened in hot water, dextrose, and flavorings, whipped to a spongy consistency. Marshmallows are used in several types of candies, on foods, and on some drinks such as hot chocolate.

Nutritional value

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The weight of a single portion of marshmallows is about 28 grams (0.99 oz) (four large marshmallows or a half cup of mini marshmallows)[1]


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  1. "Is There Anything Healthy About a Marshmallow?". Verywell Fit. Retrieved 2021-01-30.