a thick, creamy sugar paste, the basis of many candies.
a candy made of this paste.
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How to use fondant in a sentence
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That uncooked foundation cream and fondant cream can be made into all sorts of candies.
Wrapping the fondant in waxed paper, Betsey put it in a covered bowl in a cool place for twenty-four hours.
The fondant was wrapped in waxed paper, put in a covered bowl in a cool place for twenty-four hours and then made into candies.
Betsey wanted to learn how to make the cooked foundation cream, or fondant as it was called, and mother gladly taught her.
Every combination that she had made with the uncooked foundation cream (see pages 92-94) Betsey made with the plain fondant.
British Dictionary definitions for fondant
a thick flavoured paste of sugar and water, used in sweets and icings
a sweet made of this mixture
(of a colour) soft; pastel
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