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Great Grandmother's Marshmallow Frosting Recipe

Great Grandmother’s Marshmallow Frosting Recipe

  • 1¼ cup sugar
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 egg white- beaten until stiff peaks form
  • 18 large marshmallows
  1. Boil sugar and water while stirring frequently until syrup reaches 235 degrees or syrup forms a soft ball in ice water. Remove from heat.
  2. Break the marshmallows in pieces and to the hot syrup. DO NOT STIR. Let sit 1 -2 minutes. Pour slowly over the stiffly beaten egg whites, beating rapidly.
  3. Continue beating frosting until it reaches desired consistency to spread. If it gets too thick to spread beat in a few drops of water.