Basic Fondant Icing
|Confectioners sugar||2 Pound|
|White corn syrup||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Vanilla extract||1 Teaspoon|
Sift sugar into large bowl.
Heat syrup in small pan over hot water.
Make well in sugar; add syrup, egg whites, and vanilla.
Mix with wooden spoon until smooth.
Sift additional confectioners' sugar onto clean working surface.
Place fondant on sugar; knead until of smooth dough-like consistency.
Add sugar as needed to keep fondant from sticking.
Sift cornstarch over working surface; roll fondant to 14-inch thick.
Trim to fit cake; place Over top.
Decorate with desired cut-out designs.
For green peppermint icing, add 4 drops peppermint oil and 6 drops green food coloring when vanilla is added.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 4192 Calories from Fat 1
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.11 g0.17%
Saturated Fat 0 g0.01%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 349.2 mg14.5%
Total Carbohydrates 1048 g349.2%
Dietary Fiber 0.13 g0.54%
Sugars 921.3 g
Protein 6 g12.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin C
Calcium 3.4% Iron 4%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet