Simple and Basic Fondant Recipe

Fondant icing is most common covering for cakes. It is usually the elegantly smooth covering and is also very versatile for textured designs. Made up of sugar, water, shortenings and glycerine, Fondant is play dough like sugar paste that can be rolled out and draped over a simple or sculpted cake. It comes with variation depending upon the ingredients used and the purpose. This cake covering is very popular with some decorators because it can be coloured, favoured and shaped into a dizzying assortment of decorations, figures, flowers, ruffles and other design elements. Order online cake delivery in Dehradun and enjoy your occasion with this delicious and elegant cake.

Here’s the recipe of a fondant icing that is smooth and soft and can be used to cover cake.

fondant cake recipe

Ingredients required:

  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup.

How to make:

Step 1- Set a large baking sheet on your counter sprinkling it lightly with water.

Step 2­- Combine sugar, water and corn syrup in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir the mixture until the sugar dissolves then cover the pan and allow the sugar syrup to boil for 2-3 minutes.

Step 3- Remove the lid and heat the syrup until it reaches to a temperature of 250 degree Fahrenheit without stirring.

Step 4 – Pour the syrup on to the baking sheet and allow it to settle down on room temperature for several minutes. Check by lightly touching the syrup by fingertip when it’s warm not hot. It is ready to be worked.

Step 5­ – Damp a spatula or dough scraper and use to push the pile into the middle of the sheet. At first, the fondant will be clear and fluid but it will gradually become more opaque and creamy.

Step 6 – Once the fondant reaches this state, moisten your hands and begin kneading it into a ball like bread dough. As you knead, it will soften and come together. Stop kneading once your fondant is smooth and lumps free.

Step 7 – Now, the fondant can be used for melting and pouring.

Your fondant icing is ready with these simple steps. Now you can decorate your and surprise your friends and family at your occasion. It can be put into fridge for days and will remain fresh. offers you the opportunity of online delivery of designer cakes in Dehradun at affordable prices.