Did you ever wonder what happens when you put marshmallows in a vacuum? Well, probably not – and neither did we – but Youtuber CrazyRussianHacker did. With the aid of a vacuum-forming Tupperware box, he sucked out all the air from around and inside marshmallows, with the results you see below:
Marshmallows are airy sugar-based confections consisting of sugar, water and gelatin whipped to a spongy consistency. To give marshmallows the characteristic fluffiness, air is pumped into them. But when the vacuum is created, not only is the air outside of them sucked out, but so is the air inside of them.
It’s a pretty neat trick you can use to impress your friends, or if you want to taste un-fluffy marshmallows