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
Recent Examples of fondant from the Web
Fold the edges down on both sides of the strip of fondant so the lengthwise edges are smooth and not cut.
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Origin and Etymology of fondant
French, from present participle of fondre to melt — more at found
First Known Use: 1877
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