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peanut butter marshmallow frosting?


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peanut butter marshmallow frosting?

zomigi | Feb 19, 2008 08:05 AM

My birthday is tomorrow and I'm still trying to decide what type of cake for myself. I've almost decided on the Elvis Cake or Fluffernutter Cake, which has been covered here ( The original recipe is at, but I'm thinking of using this adaptation at In this adaptation, she mixes marshmallow fluff into the peanut butter frosting.

I don't want to buy marshmallow fluff, but I do really like the idea of using a marshmallow-based frosting for this cake, as I don't want something too heavy. I was thinking of taking a basic marshmallow frosting recipe (egg whites, corn syrup, etc.) and then folding in peanut butter afterwards, to make a peanut butter-flavored marshmallow frosting. Two questions:

1. Do you think this would work, or would it cause the frosting to not hold together well?
2. Even if it did work, do you think it would taste good? I definitely still want peanut butter flavor in this cake, just not so heavy.

Thanks in advance!

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