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marshmellow fondant

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Cari Butler
Harlingen, TX

This is a great recipe to replace store bought fondant.

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
method Microwave

Ingredients For marshmellow fondant

  • 16-20 oz
    miniture marshmellows
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
    flavoring or extract
  • 8 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 c
    cornstarch for dusting
  • 1 c
    crisco shortening for kneading
  • 1
    gallon size bag or plastic wrap
  • wilton or americolor gel food color (to color fondant)

How To Make marshmellow fondant

  • 1
    Put marshmallows, water and flavoring in a large microwaveable bowl and microwave on high for 2minutes stopping every 30 seconds to stir
  • 2
    Once all marshmallows are melted start sifting the powdered sugar in stirring constantly
  • 3
    Once powdered sugar is mixed it, turn fondant dough out on a greased counter top. Grease your hands up real well and knead the dough until it is all smooth.
  • 4
    Place dough in a gallon sized baggie dusted with cornstarch or some plastic wrap dusted with cornstarch and let rest for at least 2 hours or overnight for best results
  • 5
    To soften the dough, work it with your hands. To prevent sticking use either crisco or corn starch to prepare working space.
  • 6
    To tint the dough, knead in gel food color. Remaining dough can be kept well sealed in plastic in the freezer for up to a month.

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