Origin of fondant
Examples from the Web for fondant
Historical Examples of fondant
It is not necessary that all of the fondant be worked up at once.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 5
Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
Melt the fondant, and stir the fruit and nut mixture into it; then remove and knead.
Close up and roll the dates in powdered sugar or else dip into fondant.
Fondant should cool quickly after it has been poured out on a platter or slab.
If preferred these may be dipped in fondant, or left as they are.
Word Origin for fondant
1877, from French fondant, noun use of present participle of fondre "to melt" (see found (v.2)).