|Sugar||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Water||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (plus 2 tablespoons)|
|Cream of tartar||1⁄8 Teaspoon|
|Light corn syrup||2 Tablespoon|
Butter the sides of a deep 3 1/2-quart glass casserole.
Combine sugar, water, cream of tartar and corn syrup in casserole.
Microwave 22 to 26 minutes on high, uncovered, or until a small amount dropped in very cold water forms a soft ball (238°F).
Immediately pour syrup into large platter.
Let cool until warm to touch.
Using a wooden spoon, work fondant from outside toward center until it forms a creamy white mass.
Work in butter and vanilla.
Continue working until fondant begins to harden.
Drop by teaspoonfuls onto wax paper.
Let stand until firm.
Use this on cake or cupcake.