Marshmallow Filling - Is There Such A Thing??

Baking By Peridot Updated 2 Nov 2009 , 1:08am by Peridot

Peridot Posted 29 Oct 2009 , 6:35pm
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I would like to use a marshmallow filling for a chocolate cake that I am going to do. I would like to know if any CCer's use or have a recipe for marshmallow filling that they have tried, used and liked and would be willing to share.

In the past I tried using the marshmallow creme in the jar and that is just too difficult to spread even if you warm it in the microwave.

Your help is greatly appreciated.

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Peridot Posted 29 Oct 2009 , 9:28pm
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Bump! Someone out there must have a recipe for this or know something about it.

Texas_Rose Posted 29 Oct 2009 , 9:39pm
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I have this recipe saved from somewhere:

Marshmallow Frosting
1 1/3 cups granulated sugar
1/2 cup water
6 large marshmallows
3 egg whites
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Boil sugar and water without stirring until syrup spins a thread; melt marshmallows in syrup; pour
slowly over stiffly beaten egg whites, beating constantly. Add flavoring and spread very thickly

I haven't tried it though.

FullHouse Posted 30 Oct 2009 , 12:07am
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Dorie Greenspan has one that I have used and everyone really liked. I don't have the recipe handy, but I'm sure it will come up if you google "Dorie Greenspan chocolate cake recipe".

Peridot Posted 30 Oct 2009 , 1:05pm
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Thank you very much. I have been googling and there are so many that you just don't know what is good and what is not.

Texas-Rose thanks for the recipe and Fullhouse I will look for the Dorie Greenspan one and give it a try.

FullHouse Posted 30 Oct 2009 , 1:37pm
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Happy to help. Enjoy!

cakefairy03 Posted 30 Oct 2009 , 1:54pm
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I use the Smuckers marshmallow ice cream topping. It is perfectly pourable and very easy to spread! Plus it tastes amazing! I've had 2 orders this month for that filling. HTH!

Peridot Posted 1 Nov 2009 , 5:06pm
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cakefairy,

Never ever thought of that product. What a great idea!! Thanks for the suggestion and knowing that you used it and people liked it helps a lot.

cakefairy03 Posted 1 Nov 2009 , 5:32pm
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You're welcome! I didn't really think of it either, but my family loves ice cream and we're always checking out different toppings. And now that I make cakes, I always think "Can this go on/in a cake?" And sure enough, the marshmallow can, and it's so delicious and easy too! Hope you enjoy it as much as I have!

Ruth0209 Posted 1 Nov 2009 , 5:49pm
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I mix 8 oz. of flavored cream cheese (like raspberry) with a jar of marshmallow cream and it's fabulous. It spreads easily and people love it.

jenng1482 Posted 1 Nov 2009 , 6:03pm
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I melt mini-marshmallows sprinkled in water briefly in the microwavve (about 30 second intervals) until melted. Let cool for a few minutes and then beat into my already made buttercream. Its' easy to work with and has just enough marshmallow flavor. I use it on the s'mores cuppies in my photos.

Peridot Posted 2 Nov 2009 , 1:08am
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WOW! More ideas than I could have hoped for. THANKS TO ALL OF YOU FOR YOUR GREAT IDEAS AND SUGGESTIONS!!

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