Light Marshmallow Frosting

Light and sweet, this light marshmallow frosting is perfect for topping cakes, cupcakes, traybakes and brownies. 

Light Marshmallow Frosting


5 egg whites, 1/2 tsp lemon juice, 200g granulated sugar, 2tsp vanilla extract, 200g granulated sugar, 150ml water


  1. Place the egg whites and lemon juice in a clean dry bowl and whisk until light and fluffy with a soft peak texture.
  2. Add the first 200g sugar and vanilla extract whilst mixing and continue to mix until the mixture is glossy and the sugar has combined. 
  3. Place the remaining 200g sugar and water in a pan and heat over a medium heat until it reaches 220g degrees on a sugar thermometer.
  4. Whisking the egg mixture slowly, gently pour in the hot sugar and whisk on high until fully combined, thick and glossy.