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Definition of the noun fondant

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noun - plural: fondants

  1. candy made of a thick creamy sugar paste
    • lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
    • more generic words: candy / confect = a rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts

Alternative definition of the noun fondant


  1. A flavored sugar preparation, used for icing cakes.
  2. Dark chocolate.
  3. A croquette.

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Google previewNucleation in Condensed Matter (2010)

Applications in Materials and Biology by Ken Kelton, Alan Lindsay Greer

A fondant is a smooth sugar paste, in which the crystal phase fraction should be high (typically 60%) and near equilibrium in a syrup matrix. Further crystallization is undesirable, as it would lead to interlocking of the crystals and hardening of ...

Google previewFood Industries Manual (1997)

by M.D. Ranken, Christopher G J Baker, R.C. Kill

Base fondant Base fondant is a suspension of very fine ...

Google previewPractical Cooking and Serving (1908)

by J. M. Hill

Fondant is the basis of all French cream candies. It also makes the best frosting for éclairs and small cakes. The varieties of candies made from fondant is also limitless. This is produced first of all by the kind of sugar used in the ...

Google previewAdvanced Bread and Pastry (2008)

by Michel Suas

Fondant is a cooked sugar syrup that has been cooled and agitated in order to crystallize the sugar and...

Google previewFine Chocolates (2007)

Great Experience by Jean-Pierre Wybauw

Fondant sugar dough Fondant is a white, sweet creamy dough. The dough is ...

Google previewSugar: User's Guide To Sucrose (1990)

by Neil L. Pennington, Charles W. Baker

Fondant is a suspension of microscopic sugar crystals recrystallized from a supersaturated sugar solution. Fondant is both a confectionery ingredient, used to ...

Google previewHow to Use Fondant Icing & Cake Decorating Tips

by Brenda Crown

Fondant is a creamy white sugar that, when it dries, becomes stiff and smooth. Fondant is particularly useful in cake decorating because it can give an unblemished, smooth surface which is ideal for showcasing details and accents on the cake ...

Google previewFast Food and Junk Food: An Encyclopedia of What We Love to Eat [2 volumes] (2011)

An Encyclopedia of What We Love to Eat by Andrew F. Smith

Fat, Dietary Food Allergy Food Intolerance Fondant There are five major types of dietary fats: saturated, unsaturated, polyunsaturated, monounsaturated, and partially hydrogenated vegetable oil. Saturated fats are saturated with hydrogen ...

Google previewThe Grocer's Encyclopedia ... (1911)

FONDANT: soft. white. candy. made. by. boiling. sugar. to. the. “ball”. and. working. it. till perfectly white. It is used for making bonbons, chocolate creams, etc., and, when softened by heat, for icing cakes, etc. FOOD VALUES— the Foods we eat ...

Google previewThe Wizard of Food's Encyclopedia of Kitchen & Cooking Secrets (2010)

by Myles H. Bader

FONDANT. Sugary syrup that is usually cooked until it is a soft ball; then kneaded until creamy. FONIO. PASTA. Fonio is an African grain that has been popular in Africa for hundreds of years and is now gaining popularity in the United States.


by Philip Forsang Ndikum

À titre subsidiaire, si la Cour devait considérer que la Communauté a la compétence pour négocier et conclure des accords avec des pays tiers en matière de transport aérien, le gouvernement allemand soutient, en se fondant sur les avis ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Food and Drink (2014)

by John F. Mariani

FONDANT.Asugar paste eaten as candyoras icing.The wordisfrom theFrench,from thepastparticiple of fondre,“to melt.

Google previewDictionary of Food (2009)

International Food and Cooking Terms from A to Z by Charles Sinclair

iced fanciesSmall sponge cakes completely covered with flavoured fondant icing and decorated iceglaze, to To add a thin layer of ice to frozen food by spraying withor dipping in water.Itissaid topreserve freshness and ...

Google previewAdvanced Learner's Dictionary (1998)

by Turton

fondant ('fondant) n a soft ...

Google previewReverse English Dictionary (1999)

Based on Phonological and Morphological Principles by Gustav Muthmann

'fondant n fondant or ae'dAlt ekstaent adj extant a'bAndant adj abundant KdAlt n,adj adult li'vaent v levant BE also ,sju:-, ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary (2004)

Eleventh Edition

fondant. mentation with foliage b : a decoration resembling a leaf 4 : the enrichment of an opening by foils 5 : foliated texture fo-lic acid \,fo-lik-\ n [L folium} (1941) : a crystalline vitamin Ci9Hi9N7O6 of the B complex that is used esp. in the ...

Google previewThe American Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Ophthalmology (1915)

by Casey Albert Wood

Fondant. (F.) Dissolvent. Fondo 5242 FOLTZ, VALVES OF.

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Scrabble value of F4O1N1D2A1N1T1

The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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