Marshmallow Glaze

Oxmoor House
enough for one 10-inch cake


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1 cup sugar
1/3 cup water
5 large marshmallows, chopped
1 egg white
Pinch of cream of tartar
1 teaspoon almond extract


Combine sugar and water in a medium saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until mixture comes to a boil and sugar is dissolved.

Continue cooking, stirring frequently, until mixture reaches soft ball stage (240°). Add marshmallows; cook 1 minute or until blended, stirring mixture frequently.

Combine egg white and cream of tartar; beat until foamy. While beating at medium speed of electric mixer, slowly pour hot syrup mixture in a thin stream over egg white. Add almond extract; mix well. Turn mixer to high speed, and continue beating until stiff peaks form and glaze is thickened.

Created date

February 2010