Definition of fondant
1 : a soft creamy preparation of sugar, water, and flavorings that is used as a basis for candies or icings
2 : a candy consisting chiefly of fondant
Origin of fondant
French, from present participle of fondre to melt — more at found
First Known Use: 1877
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