Christmas Marshmallow Salted Caramel Drambuie Bites

-divider-

Soft white mallow is complemented by Drambuie’s rich butterscotch and spiced honeyed flavours for the perfect bite-sized treat for after dinner.

  • Makes
    About 20
  • You will need
    25cm x 25cm deep baking dish, or similar
  • Prepare
    1 hour
  • Leave to set
    4 hours

 

INGREDIENTS

  • Sunflower oil
  • 4 tbsp icing sugar
  • 2 tbsp cornflour
  • 200g shop-bought soft caramel
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt flakes
  • 1.5 tbsp Drambuie liqueur
  • 2 eggs whites
  • 9 sheets gelatine
  • 500g white caster sugar
  • 1 tbsp liquid glucose

 

DIRECTIONS

1. Grease a 25cm x 20cm deep baking dish with sunflower oil and line with non-stick baking paper. Mix together the icing sugar and cornflour and sift half of it over the prepared tray.

2. Mix together the caramel, salt and Drambuie liqueur and set aside.

3. Beat the egg whites in a heatproof bowl using a hand mixer, until soft peaks form. Set aside.

4. Put the gelatine in a bowl and cover with 130ml cold water. Leave to soften.

5. In a large saucepan, heat the caster sugar, liquid glucose and 200ml water over a medium to high heat until it reaches 130ºC on a sugar thermometer. As soon as it reaches temperature take the pan off the heat. Carefully, because the mixture will be very hot and will bubble up, add the gelatine and water to the hot pan and stir until the gelatine has dissolved. Carefully pour the mixture into a large heatproof jug to make the next step easier.

6. Briefly beat the egg whites again until it forms stiff peaks, then continue whisking while you slowly and steadily pour the hot sugar mixture down the inside of the bowl into the egg whites. Continue to beat for another 10-15 minutes until thick and smooth.

7. Working quickly, fold the salted caramel through the marshmallow mixture, creating swirls, then spoon into the prepared tin. Level out and leave to set for up to 4 hours.

8. When you are ready to serve, dust the top of the marshmallow with the remaining icing sugar and cornflour mix. Tip out onto a cutting board and using a sharp knife cut into squares. 

Cocktails

MORE RECIPES

Christmas Marshmallow Salted Caramel Drambuie Bites

Drambuie after dinner petit four Christmas recipe
Recipe

Drambuie Meringue Christmas Wreath with Pomegranate Jewels

Drambuie show stopping dessert, for large festive gatherings
Recipe

Cranachan Cheesecake with Drambuie

Cranachan - Traditional Scottish dessert with Drambuie
Recipe

Christmas Gingerbread and Drambuie Roulade

Drambuie Gingerbread Roulade Christmas dessert
Recipe

Tipsy Laird with Drambuie

Tipsy Laird - Traditional Scottish Trifle with Drambuie
Recipe

Drambuie and Cinnamon Puff Pastry Swirls

Drambuie and Cinnamon Puff Pastry Swirls alternative to mince pies.
Recipe

Honeyed Drambuie Mocha Pavlova

Drambuie Chocolate Coffee Pavlova Christmas Party entertaining recipe.
Recipe

Drambuie Espresso Crème Brûlée

Creamy dessert infused with coffee and sweetened with Drambuie Honeyed Liqueur, for a king of puddings.
Recipe

Christmas Clementine and Drambuie Meringue Tartlets

Classic Christmas flavours combined which will leave your guests feeling truly spoiled.
Recipe

Gluten Free Drambuie Christmas Pudding with Salted Caramel

A delicious gluten-free alternative to a traditional Christmas pudding, with a salted caramel centre.
Recipe

Oozy Pear Butterscotch and Drambuie Bake

Pears with an oozy rich butterscotch sauce, and sweet heather honeyed Drambuie liqueur.
Recipe

Toffee Apple, Pear and Drambuie Spiced Crumbles

Toffee Apple, Pear and Drambuie Spiced Individual Crumbles Christmas
Recipe

Gluten-free Chocolate Cake with Drambuie marinated cherries

Gluten free Chocolate Coffee Cake Drambuie marinated Cherries
Recipe

Drambuie Tipsy Laird Cake

Drambuie Tipsy Laird Cake Burns Night Dessert
Recipe

Spiced Drambuie Millionaire's Shortbread

Spiced Drambuie Millionaire's Shortbread Burns Night Dessert
Recipe

Drambuie Ecclefechan Tarts

Drambuie Ecclefechan Tarts, a perfect dessert to serve for Burns Night to celebrate all things Scotland.
Recipe

The Queen's Favourite Chocolate Mousse

According to the Queen's former personal chef, Darren McGrady, Her Majesty is partial to a boozy chocolate mousse.
Recipe

Gluten Free Drambuie Butterscotch Popcorn Cheesecake

Ginger biscuits with a light and creamy layer, topped with a sweet butterscotch sauce.
Recipe

Shortbread Crusted Apple and Hazelnut Tart

Buttery shortbread crust with frangipane, sultanas and honey caramel.
Recipe

Cinnamon Banana Bread Doughnuts

Cinnamon sugar dusted spiced banana doughnuts filled with Drambuie banana custard and dark chocolate ganache.
Recipe

Scottish Raspberry Cranachan

Layers of airy Drambuie and honey cream, macerated raspberries and sweet crunchy caramelised oats.
Recipe

Sticky Toffee Drambuie

Layers of Drambuie brushed date sponge, Drambuie cream, toffee sauce, vanilla custard and oranges.
Recipe

Stem Ginger, Hazelnut, Dark Chocolate Baked Drambuie Cheesecake

Crunchy ginger biscuit base, creamy stem ginger and Drambuie baked cheesecake.
Recipe

Lemon & Mascarpone Drambuie Tartlets

Buttery pastry tartlets with a sharpness from the lemon, oozing sweetness from the mascarpone, honey and notes of honeyed Drambuie.
Recipe

Spiced Drambuie Mango Celebration Cake

A fruity and fresh celebration cake with light cream cheese frosting and sweet syrup.
Recipe

Affogato with Orange and Drambuie Ice cream

Make an impact with the homemade Drambuie ice cream and coffee blend, topped with a zesty orange peel.
Recipe

Coffee and Drambuie Meringue Kisses

Delicately infused meringues with whisky liqueur and espresso with a hint of cardamom and honey.
Recipe

Chocolate and Raspberry Drambuie Hard Shake

A grown-up indulgent treat for milkshake lovers, this shake includes a measure of Drambuie for extra richness.
Recipe

Chocolate and Raspberry Mousse Bomb

The ultimate show stopper dessert, fresh raspberries are encased in a rich chocolate Drambuie mousse and chocolate shell.
Recipe

BBQ Drambuie Marinated Strawberries

Simply drizzle the Drambuie mixture over the strawberries, roast them and serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
Recipe

Honeyed Drambuie Goat’s Cheese

A delicious alternative to a traditional cheese board, as heather honey and spice notes from the Drambuie pair perfectly with delicate herbs.
Recipe