Don’t let the idea of Homemade marshmallow fluff recipe scare you away. It is actually quite easy and taste so much better than store bought. Give this a try and see how simple and delicious it is.
Homemade marshmallow fluff recipe
Now that I have tried making marshmallow fluff, I can’t believe I waited so long to try it. Don’t let this intimidate you because it is not at all complicated to make.
If you have been buying this at the store, now you can make it at home! It really is not hard at all and you will save money too.
I think the flavor is richer and it is really fun to make. Give this a try and you will see!
What is Marshmallow Fluff used for?
Oh the possibilities are endless with this delicious marshmallow fluff! It is great on cupcakes as a filling or to make icing.
We have even used it to make s’mores. Just add a dollop of marshmallow fluff and some chocolate between graham crackers and you have the best treat!
If we make s’mores indoors, I actually prefer this method because everything just melts more smoothly.
Some people also like to make Peanut Butter Fluff Sandwiches. Just add the marshmallow fluff and peanut butter to the bread and lunch just got even better. 🙂
The same mixture is also good on crackers too. You are going to love having so many great ways to use this.
We have even made chocolate chip cookies and put marshmallow fluff in the middle to make sandwich cookies. Try marshmallow creme on chocolate cake as well. So good!
You might also like it in hot cocoa or hot chocolate for an extra creamy drink. Top your ice cream with. I could go on and on because there are tons of yummy ideas!
How is Marshmallow Fluff made?
It is pretty simple to make and only requires a few ingredients. Make sure you have a candy thermometer to make the marshmallow creme.
The entire process is very quick and not at all hard. You really just need to combine a few ingredients and make sure it is at the right temperature.
It is pretty simple to make and will save a ton of money from purchasing the store bought marshmallow fluff.
I’m not sure why they charge so much at the store for this stuff. It has really simple ingredients in it!
Let’s make homemade marshmallow fluff recipe!
Homemade marshmallow fluff ingredients:
- corn syrup
- egg whites
- cream of tartar
The ingredient list is very simple and you can easily whip up marshmallow fluff in minutes. Don’t let the candy thermometer scare you off because it is so easy to make.
How to make marshmallow fluff:
First you will need to combine the water, sugar and corn syrup in sauce pan over medium heat. Whisk the mixture occasionally.
Heat mixture until candy thermometer reaches 240 degrees.
Next, while the sugar mixture is heating to the desired temperate, beat egg white and cream of tartar in bowl of a stand mixer with the whisk attachment.
Beat on medium high and continue to whip the egg whites until soft peaks form (about 2 minutes).
When the sugar mixture reaches 240 degrees, remove from heat.
With your mixer on low, slowly add sugar mixture to the egg whites.
Once all of the sugar mixture is added, turn the mixer to medium-high and whip until stiff peaks form, about 7-9 minutes.
Stir in vanilla during last minute of whipping. The mixture will be thick and glossy white. Yum!
Keep reading for the full recipe.
How to store marshmallow fluff recipe:
You can store the marshmallow fluff in an air tight container for up to two weeks. However, we eat ours pretty fast around here. 🙂
Since the egg whites were cooked, you do not have to store this in the fridge.
Try making homemade marshmallow fluff recipe today!
I am certain that once you see how easy it is to make this, you will love this recipe. Plus, it tastes amazing.
Also, this can be made for a fraction of the cost of buying a bottle at the store. Marshmallow fluff is not cheap if you purchase it so this will add up to big savings!
We use it for so many things. One of my favorites is fruit dip and I can whip it up in minutes for a quick snack. The kids love it on peanut butter sandwiches.
I am always amazed that one little recipe can do so much. You will love it!
What is your favorite thing to use marshmallow fluff with? I have SO many favorites. 🙂
Let us know once you try it and how it turns out. It is sure to be a hit and your family will love this yummy treat!
Print this homemade marshmallow fluff recipe below:
Don't let the idea of Homemade marshmallow fluff recipe scare you away. It is actually so easy and taste so much better than store bought. Give this a try.
- 1/4 cup water
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 3/4 cup corn syrup
- 2 egg whites
- 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
- 2 teaspoons vanilla
- In a saucepan, heat water, sugar and corn syrup over medium heat. Whisk occasionally. Heat mixture until candy thermometer reaches 240 degrees.
- While the sugar mixture is heating, beat egg whites and cream of tartar in stand mixer with the whisk attachment. Beat on medium-high until soft peaks form (about 2 minutes).
- When the sugar mixture reaches 240 degrees, remove from heat.
- With your mixer on low, slowly add sugar mixture to the egg whites.
- Once all of the sugar mixture is added, turn the mixer to medium-high and whip until stiff peaks form, about 7-9 minutes.
- Stir in vanilla during last minute of whipping. Mixture will be thick and glossy white.
- Store in air tight container for up to two weeks.
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