Quick Fondant Icing

Preparation info
  • Yield: Enough Icing for


    Fruitcake Loaves.
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Craig Claiborne's Southern Cooking

By Craig Claiborne

Published 1987

  • About


  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • tablespoons light corn syrup
  • ¼ cup


  • Combine the granulated sugar, corn syrup, and water in a saucepan and gradually bring to the boil, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Cook over moderate heat until the mixture registers 236 to 238 degrees on a candy thermometer.
  • Have ready a pastry brush in a cup of cold water. As the syrup cooks, run the brush around the inside of the saucepan, wiping away sugar