- a thick, creamy sugar paste, the basis of many candies.
- a candy made of this paste.
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 in a bowl some fondant flavored with any preferred flavoring.
As we said before this fondant will keep for a long time, and one may use it when desired.
Fondant should cool quickly after it has been poured out on a platter or slab.
Melt the fondant, and stir the fruit and nut mixture into it; then remove and knead.
- a thick flavoured paste of sugar and water, used in sweets and icings
- a sweet made of this mixture
- (of a colour) soft; pastel
Word Origin for fondant
1877, from French fondant, noun use of present participle of fondre "to melt" (see found (v.2)).