Liquid Fondant

Preparation info
  • Makes

    4 cups

    • Difficulty


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By James Peterson

Published 2007

  • About

Liquid fondant is the glaze used on éclairs. Until the secret behind making it in a food processor was discovered, making fondant was such a nuisance—it required interminable kneading of sugar syrup on a marble surface—that most bakers just bought it. Unfortunately it is hard to buy in amounts smaller than 5 pounds, so making it in a food processor has become a great solution. Fondant will keep in a tightly sealed container, in or out of the refrigerator, for months. If it hardens, add a ti