Fluff Frosting Recipe - Creamy and Fluffy Marshmallow Creme with Cream Cheese and Orange Juice

Fluff Frosting

Fluff Frosting Recipe - Creamy and Fluffy Marshmallow Creme with Cream Cheese and Orange Juice
Region / culture: USA | Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 10 minutes | Servings: 12


Fluff Frosting
Fluff Frosting

Fluff frosting is a delicious and fluffy icing that is perfect for topping cakes, cupcakes, and other baked goods. It has a light and airy texture that adds a sweet and creamy finish to any dessert.


Fluff frosting has been a popular choice for bakers for many years. Its origins can be traced back to traditional American baking recipes, where it was often used to top classic desserts like red velvet cake and angel food cake.


How to prepare

  1. In a small saucepan, cook flour and milk until thick, stirring well.
  2. Set aside to cool, keeping the mixture covered as it cools.
  3. In a bowl, beat sugar, margarine (or butter), and shortening on high speed using a mixer until fluffy.
  4. Add the milk mixture and vanilla.
  5. Continue beating until the icing is very fluffy.
  6. Enjoy.


  • Add a splash of lemon juice or zest for a citrusy twist.
  • Mix in cocoa powder for a chocolate-flavored frosting.
  • Use almond extract instead of vanilla for a nutty flavor.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Be sure to cook the flour and milk mixture until it is thick to ensure a smooth and creamy frosting.

- Make sure to beat the sugar, margarine, and shortening on high speed to achieve a fluffy texture.

- Add the milk mixture slowly to the sugar and shortening mixture to prevent lumps from forming.

- For a richer flavor, you can use butter instead of margarine in this recipe.

Serving Suggestions

Fluff frosting is perfect for topping cakes, cupcakes, and cookies. It can also be used as a filling for whoopie pies or as a dip for fruit.

Cooking Techniques

Be sure to cook the flour and milk mixture over low heat to prevent burning.

- Use a stand mixer or hand mixer to beat the frosting until it is light and fluffy.

Ingredient Substitutions

You can use butter instead of margarine for a richer flavor.

- If you are dairy-free, you can use a plant-based milk and dairy-free margarine in this recipe.

Make Ahead Tips

Fluff frosting can be made ahead of time and stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week. Allow it to come to room temperature before using.

Presentation Ideas

Pipe the fluff frosting onto cupcakes using a piping bag and tip for a professional finish. You can also swirl it onto cakes using a spatula for a rustic look.

Pairing Recommendations

Fluff frosting pairs well with a variety of desserts, including vanilla cake, chocolate cupcakes, and sugar cookies. It also complements fruity flavors like lemon and raspberry.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store any leftover fluff frosting in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week. Allow it to come to room temperature before using. Do not freeze as the texture may change.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Calories: 200


Total Carbohydrates: 20g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Sugars: 18g


Total Fat: 15g

Saturated Fat: 5g

Trans Fat: 0g


Protein: 0g

Vitamins and minerals

Calcium: 20mg

Iron: 0.2mg


Contains: Milk, Soy


Fluff frosting is a high-calorie treat that is rich in carbohydrates and fats. It is best enjoyed in moderation as part of a balanced diet.


Fluff frosting is a delicious and versatile icing that is perfect for topping a variety of desserts. With its light and fluffy texture, it adds a sweet and creamy finish to any baked good. Enjoy this classic frosting on your favorite cakes, cupcakes, and cookies for a delightful treat.

How did I get this recipe?

The first time I saw this recipe, I was immediately hooked. It was a sunny afternoon, and I was visiting my friend Martha in her cozy kitchen. Martha was known far and wide for her delicious baked goods, and that day she was making a special cake for her granddaughter's birthday.

As I watched her work her magic in the kitchen, I couldn't help but notice the fluffy, cloud-like frosting she was whipping up. It was unlike anything I had ever seen before - light, airy, and oh so tempting. When Martha caught me eyeing the frosting with interest, she smiled and said, "Oh, this is just my secret recipe for Fluff Frosting. Would you like to learn how to make it?"

I eagerly nodded, and Martha proceeded to show me the steps to creating the perfect Fluff Frosting. She explained that the key to the frosting's light and fluffy texture was in the beating process - making sure to whip the ingredients together just right. As she demonstrated, I watched in awe as the mixture transformed from a liquidy mess into a smooth, creamy masterpiece.

After Martha finished frosting the cake, she handed me a spoonful of the Fluff Frosting to try. I closed my eyes and savored the sweet, marshmallowy flavor, feeling like I was floating on a cloud. From that moment on, I knew I had to add Martha's Fluff Frosting recipe to my own collection.

Over the years, I have made Martha's Fluff Frosting countless times, each time bringing smiles to the faces of my family and friends. I have even passed the recipe down to my own grandchildren, who now love to help me whip up a batch of the fluffy goodness.

But Martha's Fluff Frosting is just one of the many recipes that I have collected over the years. From my own mother's secret meatball recipe to my aunt's famous apple pie, each dish holds a special place in my heart. I have always believed that food is a way to bring people together, to create memories and share stories.

As I think back on all the recipes I have learned and mastered, I can't help but feel grateful for the experiences that have brought them into my life. Whether it was a chance encounter with a stranger at a market or a family gathering filled with laughter and love, each recipe holds a story waiting to be told.

And so, as I continue to cook and bake my way through life, I will always hold onto the memories and the stories that each recipe represents. For me, cooking is more than just a task - it is a way to connect with others, to share a piece of myself with the world.

And when I see the smiles on the faces of those who taste my Fluff Frosting, I know that Martha's recipe will live on for generations to come, just like the stories that accompany it.


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