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A heart-shaped cake covered in pink icing with pink sprinkles on top.

Fondant icing

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2 stars based on 5 ratings

This icing is perfect for creating a smoother, glossier, soft iced finish to your cakes. It isĀ ideal for topping bakewell tarts, cupcakes and sponges.

Key Information

  • Prep:
  • Bake:
  • Serves:1
  • Skill level:easy

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Ingredients

  • 250g 8⅞ oz Fondant icing sugar (we use Silver Spoon) Fondant icing sugar
  • 45ml 1½ fl oz Water

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The Method Enter Bake mode

  1. Classic mode Step 1

    Sieve the fondant icing into a bowl and gradually stir in 45 ml of water until the icing becomes a smooth paste. If necessary add more water (a drop at a time) or more fondant icing sugar to adjust the consistency.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 250g 8⅞ oz Fondant icing sugar (we use Silver Spoon) Fondant icing sugar
    • 45ml 1½ fl oz Water