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Fondant

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Ingredients
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Hot water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Cream of tartar/1/4 teaspoon lemon juice 1⁄8 Teaspoon
Directions

Heat and stir all ingredients in a large, heavy saucepan over moderate heat until sugar dissolves; cover and boil 3 minutes.
Uncover, insert candy thermometer that has been heated under hot tap, and cook without stirring to 238° F. or until a drop of fondant forms a soft ball in cold water.
When fondant has cooled to 110° F.( scrape from edges with a broad spatula in toward center again and again until it thickens and whitens; pick up and knead until velvety.
Wrap fondant in cloth wrung out in cold water and "season" 1/2 hour before using.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Method: 
Kneading
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Sugar
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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