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marshmallow fondant

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Ellie Hardister
Greensboro, NC

Found this recipe on another site I am a member of. I buy fondant already made and it is very expensive. This, however, is a great recipe and it is much cheaper, with the same great taste and much more..enjoy

(1 rating)
prep time 15 Min

Ingredients For marshmallow fondant

  • 1/4 c
    vegetable shortening..(crisco)
  • 1 lb
    mini marshmallows
  • 1 tsp
    clear vanilla flavoring
  • 1 tsp
    butter flavoring
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 lb
    powdered sugar
  • food coloring; (colors as needed)

How To Make marshmallow fondant

  • 1
    grease the sides of a large microwavable glass bowl with the vegetable shortening. I prefer Crisco.
  • 2
    add marshmallows to the greased bowl with the flavorings and water. stir around so the marshmallows get covered.
  • 3
    place the glass bowl with it's contents into the microwave and start microwave just until the mixture starts to melt.
  • 4
    stir mixture until it is nice and smooth.
  • 5
    add all the powdered sugar into the bowl of marshmallow mixture and mix for 4 minutes,(I use stand mixer);until well blended. color fondant now with any color you would like.
  • 6
    wrap in cling wrap and let sit in refrigerator for at least 10 minutes to rest. when ready to use set out until it reaches room temperature.(use in 3 days or less)

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