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marshmallow fondant

Recipe by
Terre Beattie
Brandon, MB

I've made this for all my boys birthday cakes, once you start kneading the dough you'll know when it feels right.

yield serving(s)
prep time 1 Hr 15 Min
method Microwave

Ingredients For marshmallow fondant

  • 1/4 c
  • 16 oz
    mini marshmallows
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 lb
    icing sugar, sifted and divided

How To Make marshmallow fondant

  • 1
    Place the butter in a shallow bowl and set aside.
  • 2
    Place the marshmallows in a large microwaveable bowl, microwave on HIGH for 30 seconds to 1 minutemail to start melting the marshmallows, and stir until the mixture is smooth. Slowly beat in the icing sugar, a cup at time, until you have a sticky dough. Reserve 1 cup of sugar for kneading. The dough will be very stiff.
  • 3
    Rub your hands thoroughly with the butter and begin kneading get the sticky dough. As you knead, the dough will become workable and pliable.
  • 4
    Turn the dough out onto a working surface dusted with icing sugar and continue kneading until the fondant is smooth and no longer sticky to the touch, 5-10 minutes. Form the fondant into a ball, wrap tightly in plastic and refrigerate overnight.
  • 5
    To use, allow fondant to comel to room temperature, and roll it out onto a flat surface dusted with icing sugar.