Marshmallow Fondant Frosting

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Recipe by BellaRC

Delicious fondant that is easy to prepare and decorate with. You will need a lot of Crisco and you will understand why as soon as you pick it up! The recipe can be doubled, since it is mostly used for smaller cakes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pour marshmallows into a large, microwaveable bowl.
  2. Pour 3/4 of the bag of powdered sugar on top of marshmallows.
  3. Add 5 tsp water to the marshmallows and powdered sugar.
  4. Microwave for 30 seconds on high and stir.
  5. Repeat until marshmallows are melted and powdered sugar is dissolved.
  6. Grease a glass cutting board or granite counter top with Crisco.
  7. Scoop the marshmallow mixture onto the Crisco-ed surface.
  8. Grease your hands with Crisco very well.
  9. Knead marshmallows for 10 minutes.
  10. If you want it colored, add some gel food coloring and knead until you reach the desired color.
  11. Drop the fondant onto the cutting board and rinse the Crisco off your hands.
  12. Spread Crisco on a rolling pin and place it aside.
  13. Sprinkle 1 tsp of powdered sugar on the fondant and roll it out with the rolling pin. Do it to both sides.
  14. Keep dusting until desired texture is reached.
  15. Spread fondant over your cake/cupcakes and enjoy!

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