Origin of fondant
Examples from the Web for fondant
Brown sugar caramel is made likewise using half granulated and half brown sugar for the fondant.Civic League Cook Book|Anonymous
Then flavor and color in any desired way and make up as if it were fondant.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 5|Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
With the fork push them below the fondant, lift out, drain as much as possible, and set onto oil cloth.
After the fondant is prepared, roll it into balls the size of filberts, then roll them in almonds chopped fine.The Century Cook Book|Mary Ronald
Mix enough sugar with the fondant for it to mold smoothly and easily and hold its shape.Candy-Making Revolutionized|Mary Elizabeth Hall
Word Origin for fondant
1877, from French fondant, noun use of present participle of fondre "to melt" (see found (v.2)).