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Definition of the noun fondant

What does fondant mean as a name of something?

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 previewProfessional Baking (2012)

by Wayne Gisslen

Fondant is a sugar syrup that is crystallized to a smooth, creamy white mass. It is familiar as the icing for napoleons, éclairs, petits fours, and some cakes. When applied, it sets up into a shiny, nonsticky coating. A note is in order regarding the ...

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 previewFine Chocolates (2007)

Great Experience by Jean-Pierre Wybauw

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

Google previewPractical Cooking and Serving (1902)

A Complete Manual of how to Select, Prepare, and Serve Food by Janet McKenzie Hill

Fondant is the basis of all French cream candies. It also makes the best frosting for eclairs 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 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 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.

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 previewMazdaznan Encyclopaedia of Dietetics and Home Cook Book (1905)

Cooked and Uncooked Foods, what to Eat and how to Eat it ... by Otoman Zar-Adusht Hanish

Prepare a fondant by putting into a graniteware saucepan two cupfuls granulated sugar and one cupful water. ~ Stir until sugar is nearly dissolved; place on fire as Candies.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Heraldica Or Complete Dictionary of Heraldry (1828)

by William Berry

Fondant, a French term for what we call stooping- for prey, as when an eagle, falcon, or other carnivorous bird flies down to seize its prey. Fontal. The gods of fountains and rivers and water nymphs are generally depicted with a water-pot, from ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Kitchen History (2004)

by Mary Ellen Snodgrass

Duringthe Korean War, theaircrew ration, a World War II snack intended for pilots, parachutists, crew, passengers, longrange missions,and survivors ofcrashes, contained loose candies, candybars, chocolate drops, fondant, gum drops, licorice ...



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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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