Marshmallow Frosting

Oxmoor House
enough for one 2-layer cake


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1 1/2 cups sugar
2 egg whites
1 tablespoon light corn syrup
1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/3 cup cold water
16 large marshmallows, quartered


Combine sugar, egg whites (at room temperature), syrup, and cream of tartar in the top of a large double boiler; add water, and beat on low speed of electric mixer for 30 seconds or just until blended.

Place over boiling water; beat constantly on high speed about 7 minutes or until stiff peaks form. Remove from heat, and add marshmallows. Continue beating until frosting is thick enough to spread.

Created date

February 2010