Rolled Fondant Icing

Sheila D

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@ditzybug59

Fondant can be used for so many fun things.


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Serves:
Makes 3 lbs.

Ingredients

1 c
light corn syrup
1 c
shortening
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
clear vanilla extract
2 lb
confectioners' sugar

Step-By-Step

1In a large bowl, stir together the shortening and corn syrup. Mix in the salt and vanilla flavoring, then gradually mix in the confectioners' sugar until it is a stiff dough. If you are using a stand mixer, use the dough hook attachment. Otherwise, knead by hand. If the dough is sticky, knead in more confectioners' sugar until it is smooth.
2Store in an airtight container at room temperature or in the refrigerator.
3To use, roll out on a clean surface that has been dusted with confectioners' sugar until it is 1/8 inch thick or thinner if you can. Drape over frosted and chilled cakes and smooth the sides down, or cut into strips to make bows and other decorations.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Desserts