Marshmallow Fluff / Marshmallow Cream – How to make it.

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Marshmallow Fluff / Marshmallow Cream


Marshmallow cream is pretty simple to make. You can use it to make treats or as a sandwich spread with Peanut butter  ( A fluffernutter sandwich) or nutella. You can dollop it on Chocolate icecream, make truffles, make fancy milk shakes or whatever you like! Watch video on how to make Marshmallow Fluff / Marshmallow Cream.

Marshmallow Fluff / Marshmallow Cream


  • 1 Tbsp Unflavored Gelatin
  • 1 ½ tsp corn starch
  • ½ cup half and half ( light cream)
  • ¼ tsp cream of tartar
  • ¹⁄ 8 tsp salt
  • 2 Large Egg Whites
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ½ cup LIGHT Corn Syrup
  • ½ cup water
  • You will need a small sauce pan, a medium sauce pan and a bowl for whisking the egg whites.


  • In a small sauce pan: add the  gelatin, cornstarch and light cream. Mix well and let stand for 15 minutes.
  • Heat the mixture on medium low heat till the gelatin is dissolved. Keep warm.
  • Next add the egg whites, salt and cream of tartar to a whisking bowl (copper bowl is best) and whisk the eggs whites till soft peaks are formed. Stop whisking while you perform the next step.
  • In the medium sized saucepan: add sugar, corn syrup and water an bring to boil over medium heat. Continue boiling, brushing any sugar crytals off the side of the pan with a pastry brushed dipped in water.
  • Use a candy thermometer and boil to 115ºc/  240ºf – or till you reach the SOFT BALL stage. (see video)
  • Resume the whisking of the egg whites at this stage.
  • Pour the hot syrup in a THREAD LIKE  thin stream till it is finished.
  • Next add the warm gelatin mixture also in a thin stream.
  • Coninue whisking till the mixture is cooled.
  • Add vanilla extract and whisk well again.
  • Pour into Glass jar and refrigerate at least 2 hours.
  • Keep refrigerated ( recommended to be used within 2 weeks)

Marshmallow Fluff / Marshmallow Cream

Try it and let us know –  Marshmallow Fluff / Marshmallow Cream

Adding the Boiling Syrup into the whisking egg whites in a thin stream ensures that the egg whites do not get scrambled, also the eggs are considered cooked when this is added.
Here are some quick recipes using Marshmallow fluff/Cream
marshmallow cream recipes
  • Fluffer Nutter Sandwich-
Spread Creamy Peanut butter on one side of sandwich and Marshmallow Fluff on the other  (Microwave 1 – 2 Tbsp Marshamallow Cream for  10 seconds to make it nice and spreadable.
An All American Sandwich  – Play ground and After School Staple.
  • Coffee Fluff Shake

Add 1 cup ice cold milk, 1 ¼ tsp instant coffee, ½ tsp vanilla extract and 2 large Tbsp of Marshmallow Cream  to a blender. Blend till nice and frothy.  Serve immediately.

  • Choco Fluff Truffles

Melt 1 cup semisweet or dark chocolate over a double boiler. Add ½ cup marshmallow cream and stir till blended in.Place in freezer till somewhat set. Roll into balls and lightly dust with sprinkles, chocolate rice, cocoa powder, desiccated coconut, orange zest etc.


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