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Easy Tutorial: Homemade Rolled Marshmallow Fondant Icing

7 Jan

To read more about making your own marshmallow fondant, I recommend clicking here for Peggy Weaver’s informative site.

Space: The Fondant Frontier…

For years, I thought all smoothly rolled, fondant-iced cakes had to taste bad. That’s because the only fondant icing I’d ever encountered was that horribly expensive, boxed, pre-rolled stuff that Wilton makes out of glycerin. Technically edible, yes, but who on earth would want to?

This was before I discovered how easy it is to make your own rolled fondant icing using marshmallow creme as a base. And the best part is: it’s delicious. No more peeling the fondant off the cake slice before eating it. My world has officially been rocked!

In case you’re unfamiliar with rolled fondant icing, think of wedding cakes. Have you ever wondered how professional bakers achieve that impossibly smooth frosted surface? The answer is: they didn’t actually frost it. They used rolled fondant. And now you can, too! Continue reading