Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Hannah's Homemade Fondant~ Valentine Cake




Hannah's Valentine Cake



Marshmallow Fondant Recipe 


Ingredients
8-ounce bag of marshmallows
2 pounds of powdered sugar
2 tablespoons of water
vegetable shortening (Crisco) for greasing hands and tools
How To Make Marshmallow Fondant
Put the marshmallows and water in a microwave-safe bowl and heat on high for about two minutes. The marshmallows should be puffy but will still hold their shape. Stir thoroughly until smooth.
Next, add about 1 1/2 pounds of the powdered sugar and stir with a spoon well greased with the Crisco. The homemade fondant at this point should be a very sticky dough.
Thoroughly grease your hands and work surface with the shortening and knead the fondant, adding a little bit of powdered sugar at a time until the mixture isn't sticky anymore. If it's sticky, add more sugar. If it's dry and tearing, add a teaspoon or two of water and knead it in. The homemade fondant recipe is finished when the dough is pliable and stretchy without tearing.
If you won't be using the marshmallow fondant recipe right away, cover it with a little bit more Crisco and wrap it well with plastic wrap. Seal it in a bag and keep it in the refrigerator, where it will last for several weeks.


2 comments:

Treasures Evermore said...

This looks amazing...great job. The recipe too looks very interesting. I have never seen anything like it before...but will definitely be giving it a try.

thanks for sharing.

connie

Patrizia said...

Really, really neato! Im going to try to make this! Thank you so much & the cake is lovely btw.

Patrizia

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