Marshmallow Fondant Recipe

This Marshmallow Fondant Recipe is so easy a child could make it. All you need are marshmallow and powdered sugar. Mix it up together and stir until it forms a ball. Then you must knead it for a while until it gets nice and soft. You can then roll it and cut it into shapes with cookie or fondant cutters. You can shape it into cute forms. You can roll it and place it over a cake or cupcake. It's easy and fun to make a cake or cupcake design with fondant. People ask all the time, how do you make fondant, so I decided to tell you.


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How Do You Make Fondant?  Like this and then I cut it into fun shapes.


How To Make Fondant

Here's how to make fondant. Get these ingredients:

  • 7 ounces of Marshmallow Cream
  • 16 ounces powdered sugar

Mix the marshmallow cream and 12 ounces or 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar. Stir these two ingredients together in a medium sized bowl. Stir them and while you are stirring press the mixture against the side of the bowl. It soon will clump together. When it forms a ball you will take it out and begin to knead it.

Start to knead your fondant on the work surface and slowly add the rest of the powdered sugar. Knead until the dough is nice and smooth. Put some powdered sugar on your work area and on your hands before you begin the kneading. This will prevent the fondant from sticking. Now you can shape the fondant into balls. Roll them into five inch circles and use your cookie cutters or fondant cutters to make shapes...like the heart shapes in the picture above.

Now, that is how you make fondant. Practice with it. Make different shapes and mold funny creatures with it, just like a child would with some play dough. You can create the most magnificent desserts now that you know how to make fondant. This marshmallow fondant recipe is a simple recipe to make and it is easy to make more than one batch.

To store your unused fondant place it in an airtight container and refrigerate it until you want to play with it some more...I mean decorate cakes or cupcakes.

The next time you make fondant you might try to roll it out into a very large circle. Place the fondant circle on top of your basic layer cake. It will look like a smooth frosting layer on top of your cake. Trim it around the bottom. Now add some of your cut out shapes to your cake and you've got a lovely, decorated fondant covered cake. Take a look at the picture below for some ideas.


Fondant Cake with heart cut out shapes.  Look what you can do with fondant.  You can make a beautiful fondant cake like this one.

You asked how do you make fondant, and I've given you the easiest recipe I could find. Make fondant shapes and designs. Decorate a wonderful cake for your kids, your family and your friends. Want to see more fondant shapes and cakes? Just go to our how do you make fondant shapes page.

This marshmallow fondant recipe is quick and easy but there are other fondant recipes too. You can try your hand at making them and adding different flavors to them. Get them at Fondant Icing Recipes.


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