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Basic White Fondant

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Ingredients
  Granulated sugar 3 Cup (48 tbs), sifted
  Hot water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  White corn syrup 1 Tablespoon
  Cream of tartar 1⁄8 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1) In a medium saucepan, place together sugar, corn syrup or cream of tartar and water.
2) Simmer, stirring constantly until candy thermometer reads 238°-242°.
3) Transfer the sugar mixture onto marble slab or stainless steel pan.
4) Allow the sugar mixture to cool down to110°F.
5) Work syrup until it is thick, white, and creamy.

FINALIZING
6) Leave the sugar mixture to cool.
7) Shape into balls for dipping in melted chocolate or knead in a few drops red, yellow or green food coloring and shape in fondant moulds if desired.

SERVING
8) Serve at room temperature.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Continental
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Candy
Interest: 
Holiday
Ingredient: 
Sugar
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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