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How to make Marshmallow Creme

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Cook Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: How to make Marshmallow Creme
Servings: 20
Calories: 68kcal
Author: Eating on a Dime


  • 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.


Making your own marshmallow creme is easy and extremely frugal! It is definitely worth making your own.


Calories: 68kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Sodium: 13mg | Potassium: 11mg | Sugar: 17g | Calcium: 2mg