An American gourmet marshmallow shop has us left us gobsmacked after revealing a new … thing. Say hello to the “bacon, egg and cheese bagel” from New York’s Squish Marshmallow, where three out of the four ingredients are something completely different.
Sandwiched between two lemon and poppyseed muffins shaped like bagels, is an egg made from vanilla marshmallow with a white chocolate yolk, slices of bacon made from graham crackers (a sweet American biscuit like Arnott’s’ Granita), and a slice of actual cheese. Colby jack cheese to be precise.
In this amazing doppelganger bagel where nothing is as it seems, the cheese is really cheese and we don’t know if we want to try it less or more now.
Squish Marshmallow are renowned for their creative marshmallow treats where nothing is as it seems.
They have created an ice-cream cone topped instead with hefty balls of marshmallow.
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They also have mastered the marshmallow doughnut.
Interestingly, marshmallow has been enjoyed as a sweet treat all the way back to the ancient Egyptians, who used the foamy sap of the marshmallow plant in desserts mixed with nuts and honey.
It wasn’t until the 1800s that the sap from the marshmallow plant was whipped with egg and sugar to create a fluffy sweet treat no longer reserved for the elite classes.
Eventually, cheaper gelatin was substituted for the sap, and the marshmallow as we know it was born – despite no longer containing any marshmallow.
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Recovering caffeine-addict and serial bruncher Eliza Murray feels most at home typing away in a cozy cafe with her re-mortgaged avocado toast nearby. When she isn't reporting on the latest Instagram-shattering glittery food trends, she can be found experimenting with new gin garnishes (hello strawberries!) or biting into an entire wheel of brie (no shame). She tweets @theothereliza