Basic White Fondant

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Dec. 05, 2011


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



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.


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.


8) Serve at room temperature.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 2366Calories from Fat

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat %

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 35 mg1.46%

Total Carbohydrates 612 g204%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 603 g

Protein %

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet