Marshmallow Icing


You'll melt marshmallows in a double boiler on your way to making this great icing recipe and be glad you did it, too.

2 layer cake


  • 2 egg whites

  • 1 ½ cups white sugar

  • cup cold water

  • 1 ½ teaspoons light corn syrup

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 cup miniature marshmallows


  1. Put egg whites, sugar, water and syrup in top of double boiler. Beat until mixed well. Place over rapidly boiling water. Beat constantly with electric beater while it cooks for 7 minutes or until it will stand in peaks when beater is raised. Remove from heat.

  2. Stir in marshmallows and vanilla. Beat until they melt.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

116 Calories
29g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 116
% Daily Value *
Sodium 13mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 29g 11%
Total Sugars 28g
Protein 1g
Calcium 1mg 0%
Potassium 10mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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