How to Make Marshmallow Fondant

I cannot stress how much better this tastes than commercial fondant. Try it. You must.

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How to Make Marshmallow Fondant Recipe
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Gather icing sugar and marshmallows

Gather icing sugar and marshmallows

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If your packet is mixed white and pink, like mine, sort them out

If your packet is mixed white and pink, like mine, sort them out

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I only used white marshmallows, but if you'd like a pinky fondant, you can use the pink ones.

I only used white marshmallows, but if you'd like a pinky fondant, you can use the pink ones.

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Left over white marshmallows to be eaten. NOM NOM NOM

Left over white marshmallows to be eaten. NOM NOM NOM

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Put about 2cm/1 inch of water into a saucepan

Put about 2cm/1 inch of water into a saucepan

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Put a glass or metal bowl on top of the saucepan. Make sure the bottom of the bowl fits snugly in the pan.

Put a glass or metal bowl on top of the saucepan. Make sure the bottom of the bowl fits snugly in the pan.

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Pop those mallows in

Pop those mallows in

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Add a tablespoon of water and give it a stir

Add a tablespoon of water and give it a stir

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Lightly oil a spatula, this stuff gets sticky (try to avoid olive oil; the flavour is quite strong and may find it's way into the marshmallows)

Lightly oil a spatula, this stuff gets sticky (try to avoid olive oil; the flavour is quite strong and may find it's way into the marshmallows)

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Light it up (So light em up, up, up)

Light it up (So light em up, up, up)

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Mallows startin' to melt

Mallows startin' to melt

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Stiiiiickyyyy...

Stiiiiickyyyy...

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...Mallows turn into blobs...

...Mallows turn into blobs...

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Blobs have shrunk a bit!

Blobs have shrunk a bit!

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Ah all melted now

Ah all melted now

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Place bowl onto a tea towel just to dry the bottom

Place bowl onto a tea towel just to dry the bottom

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Measure 1cup icing sugar; this doesn't have to be very exact

Measure 1cup icing sugar; this doesn't have to be very exact

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Add about half

Add about half

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Stir stir stir

Stir stir stir

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Add the rest of the cup

Add the rest of the cup

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Urgh getting difficult to stir

Urgh getting difficult to stir

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Dust your work surface, make sure it's clean and flat

Dust your work surface, make sure it's clean and flat

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Measure out another cup of icing sugar and dump some on top

Measure out another cup of icing sugar and dump some on top

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Cover the whole little thing

Cover the whole little thing

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After lightly kneading for a while, it will get stickier...add some more icing sugar

After lightly kneading for a while, it will get stickier...add some more icing sugar

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Leave the fondant to rest for 5min after kneading. Ah, someone's happy to take a break!

Leave the fondant to rest for 5min after kneading. Ah, someone's happy to take a break!

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Knead a little until smooth and divide into how many colours you want

Knead a little until smooth and divide into how many colours you want

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Colouring... ah I love this part

Colouring... ah I love this part

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Knead it like you need it! (Which you do) (such terrible pun)

Knead it like you need it! (Which you do) (such terrible pun)

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When the colour is consistent throughout the whole thing, it's done

When the colour is consistent throughout the whole thing, it's done

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For tinting the fondant only a little, sometimes a drop of food colour is a bit too dark. Drop some on a paper towel and smear some on your finger...

For tinting the fondant only a little, sometimes a drop of food colour is a bit too dark. Drop some on a paper towel and smear some on your finger...

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...then smear it onto your fondant

...then smear it onto your fondant

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Lettuce make some orange...

Lettuce make some orange...

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Ahh

Ahh

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Remember to seal fondant you aren't using, or else it'll crust on the surface

Remember to seal fondant you aren't using, or else it'll crust on the surface

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Wrap tightly in cling wrap and store in an airtight container. You will have to knead it again to soften it as it dries a bit after a while.

Wrap tightly in cling wrap and store in an airtight container. You will have to knead it again to soften it as it dries a bit after a while.

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Now go forth and use this to create beautiful things!

Ingredients

120 Grams regular white marshmallows 
1 Tablespoon Water 
2 Cups Pure Icing Sugar 
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