Marshmallow Frosting



enough for one 3-layer cake

Recipe from

Oxmoor House


1 1/2 cups sugar
3/4 cup water
3/4 teaspoon vinegar
3 egg whites
15 large marshmallows, coarsely chopped


Combine first 3 ingredients in a heavy saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until mixture comes to a boil and sugar dissolves. Continue cooking, stirring frequently, until mixture reaches soft ball stage (240°).

Beat egg whites (at room temperature) until foamy. While beating at medium speed of electric mixer, slowly pour hot syrup in a thin stream over egg whites. Turn mixer to high speed, and continue beating until stiff peaks form and frosting is thick enough to spread. Fold in marshmallows.