How Marshmallow Magic Began!
Gail's daughter, Bella, is the inspiration behind the Marshmallow Magic book series. She owns and operates the real-world marshmallow and cake pop business. Marshmallow Magic, in San Diego.
Hi! This is Bella from Marshmallow Magic. As a first grader, baking sweet treats was one of my favorite things to do at home. Cookies, cakes, candy—you name it and I loved it. One day I dipped a marshmallow on a stick into melted chocolate and decorated it with sprinkles. I made a store in my driveway and neighbors loved the new idea of marshmallow pops!
I’m now in sixth grade and continue to run my Marshmallow Magic business, which now includes marshmallow, cake and brownie pops. I love seeing neighbors enjoy them for all sorts of celebrations. I’ve made many designs from soccer balls to ninjas to holiday-themed pops. The best part is that it is so much fun.
What you may not know is that often at restaurants or parties, I can’t eat what I want because I have food allergies. I must be careful to check ingredients to stay safe. Baking sweet treats makes me feel free and happy because I can create anything I can dream.
The really good news is that this year, I will donate 50 percent of my profits to the SoCal Food Allergy Institute which treats kids with food allergies like me. https://socalfoodallergy.org/ I can now eat 15 foods I was unable to tolerate before and am close to complete food freedom!
If you're curious to see some of the pops I make or see what I've been up to, check out and "like" my Facebook page. I would like to thank all my customers who have supported my dream over the years!