Rolled Fondant Icing

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By Sheila D
from Grand Junction, CO

Fondant can be used for so many fun things.

serves Makes 3 lbs.


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

How To Make

  • 1
    In 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.
  • 2
    Store in an airtight container at room temperature or in the refrigerator.
  • 3
    To 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.

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