Monday, September 3, 2007

Easy Poured Fondant for Petit Fours

6 cups powdered sugar, sifted (quick sift with a whisk)
1/2 cup water
2 Tbs light corn syrup
1 tsp almond extract (or one of your choosing)

In a saucepan, combine powdered sugar, water and corn syrup. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until it reaches a temperature of 92°F (33°C.) Mixture should be thin enough to pour, but thick enough to coat cake.

To petit fours: Frost petit fours smoothly with butter cream and place on a cooling rack with a cookie sheet or newspapers underneath. Pour fondant over iced cake, flowing from center and moving out in a circular motion. Touch up sides with a spatula.

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