Homemade Fondant

Elizabeth Lancaster


I always made fun of fondant, how it looked, tasted, it just didn't look good. Until my beautiful daughter turned one and I had to have a Cinderella party and of course, every little princess needs a pillow cake with a glass slipper on top. The problem was, the pillow cake would not look as nice without fondant. So I googled and found a home made fondant recipe that was easy and half way tasteful. I gave it a shot, and it turned out beautiful.

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2 sides of one cake
35 Min


1 bag(s)
16 oz mini marshmallows
3 Tbsp
8 c
powder sugar
food coloring
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1 tsp
almond extract


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1In a large glass bowl add marshmallows,water,almond extract,vanilla. Microwave for about a minute,I do it 30 seconds at a time to not over do it or your fondant will become too stiff.

Cover your paddle on your electric with Crisco

2Once melted smooth, pour over powder sugar in a mixing bowl and add your food coloring, *i use an electric mixer

mix on medium speed, until fondant forms

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3once the fondant can no longer mix in the mixer, remove from the bowl onto a powdered sugar counter top ( you will need to grease your hands with Crisco to get everything out of the bowl)

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4Kneed the fondant and place into a plastic container until ready to use, can be stored up to 6 months.

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5When you are ready to roll out your fondant, place corn starch on a rubber mat, and roll out your fondant to the size of your cake or cupcakes. cut away the excess and that can be used again as well. Enjoy!!!!!!!!

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6and decorate how ever you like, there are tools and you can use to make designs and shapes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #frosting, #Fondant, #cake