Marshmallow Fondant
15 min
15 min


1 (10-ounce) package white miniature marshmallows

1 tablespoon water

1 pound (4 cups) powdered sugar

1 Half Stick (1/4 cup) Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

Food color, if desired

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Combine marshmallows and water in bowl. Microwave, stirring every 30 seconds, 1 1/2 minutes or until melted and smooth. Add powdered sugar and butter; mix into marshmallow mixture, using buttered hands, until combined. Add food color, if desired. Knead fondant until smooth.

  2. STEP 2

    Roll out fondant on board dusted with powdered sugar to appropriate size for cake.

Tip #1

It’s a good idea to use gloves during the tinting process because you need to work the food color in with your hands.


7Fat (mg)
15Cholesterol (mg)
85Sodium (mg)
101Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
1Protein (g)


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  April 10, 2014

Using this recipe was so easy but I also agree very hard to roll out. My first time making fondant and will use this recipe.

— says Cindy
  April 07, 2014

I would never make this recipe. All I want is a carrot cake that uses two cake pans so I can put the frosting inside. As far as decoration. colored powdered sugar or orange & green gumdrops would work just fine.

— says Penny
  April 03, 2014

That was easy! But I am wondering if the food processor could be used instead of doing it by hand - it's a little tough on arthritic hands.

— says Wendyl
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