marshmallow fondant

a 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.

serves I don't know,covers 2-3 9x13 cake, give or take
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.