What Is the Difference Between Frosting, Fondant, and Icing?

Frosting, fondant, and icing—they're all sweet and commonly used to cap off cakes, but what exactly is the difference between them? All three include a base that is typically a liquid or semi-firm solid...

Chocolate Fondants

by spiidi 1 year ago

Help me out, what's going wrong. I've tried to make chocolate fondants several times now and every time the batter comes out mousse like, not runny, like I see in all the recipes and videos. And th...

Cupcake Decoration - to fondant or not?

by orlybabe 2 years ago

Hi everyone, I’m making chocolate chocolate chip cupcakes for my nephew’s birthday on Saturday, and they will be Adventure Time cupcakes - with Finn and Jake’s faces on them. I know the regular way...

Does anyone like fondant?

by ajs228 13 years ago

It seems like every semi-elaborately decorated cake is slathered in the stuff these days, and honestly, I'd be happy to never see it again. If I get a piece of cake with fondant frosting, I peel i...


by eel 15 years ago

I'm looking for a source (online/mail order) for a candy called creme filberts, a.k.a., moth balls. It's a whole filbert coated in fondant and panned to a dull white exterior. I recall them as be...

Fondant for Eclairs

by rockycat 6 years ago

I usually use a chocolate glaze (water, corn syrup, sugar, and chocolate) when I make eclairs but I would like to make a topping that I can color. Is poured fondant icing, such as is used to coat ...

Best place to buy fondant for baking? Westside preferably....

by junipero 6 years ago

I want to buy some pre-colored fondant for a birthday cake project. I live on the westside. Where is the best place to buy it. Gloria cake supply always seems expensive....

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