Jolly marshmallow snowmen

Jolly marshmallow snowmen

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Cooking time

Prep: 40 mins

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Makes 6

Young children will love making these marshmallow treats with liquorice, chocolate and icing decorations.

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition info

Nutrition per serving

kcalories
456
protein
2g
carbs
112g
fat
1g
saturates
0.5g
fibre
0.2g
sugar
100g
salt
0.2g
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Ingredients

  • 18 white marshmallows
  • 250g ready-to-roll white fondant icing
  • 18 strawberry laces
  • 250g icing made from royal icing sugar
  • 6 Pontefract cakes
  • black writing icing
  • 3 round black Liquorice Allsorts, halved
  • 6 orange Tic Tacs
  • 18 mini chocolate beans
  • 24 mini white marshmallows
  • mini candy canes or pretzel sticks
  • roughly crushed sugar cube

Equipment

  • 6 lolly or cake pop sticks

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Method

  1. Take one cake pop stick and thread on a marshmallow, narrow end on first. Thread on a second marshmallow, wide end on first so the the two wide ends meet in the middle. Thread a third marshmallow on sideways so the narrow round end makes the snowman's face.
  2. Knead the white fondant icing and divide into 6. Shape each one into a rough mound and stick the snowmen into these bases.
  3. Take three strawberry laces and twist together. Tie around a snowman's neck and then trim off the excess with scissors. Repeat for the other snowmen.
  4. Using a little royal icing stick a Pontefract cake on each head. Using a little black writing icing, stick a Liquorice Allsort on top of each Pontefract cake.
  5. Pipe on two eyes using black writing icing. Using royal icing, stick a Tic Tac on each face for a carrot nose. Stick mini chocolate beans on the bodies as buttons.
  6. Using royal icing, stick four mini marshmallows on each snowman to represent arms. Stick a candy cane or pretzel stick to the end of one of each of the snowmen's arms, attaching the bottom end to the icing mound.
  7. Take a little royal icing and thin with a few drops of water. Brush or dab on the base and sprinkle over the crushed sugar cubes. Leave to set.

Recipe from bbcgoodfood.com, December 2013

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