Fondant Mints
Cuisine: British
Author: Kitchens
  • 2 Cups water
  • 4 Cups Confectioners' sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 6 teaspoons corn syrup
  • mint extract, to taste
  • coloring, as desired
  1. Put water in a saucepan and add sugar and other ingredients in order given (left to right). Boil, without stirring, to 236 degrees F.
  2. Pour onto wet platter and cool. Beat with spatula or wooden spoon until thick and white. Knead if necessary.
  3. Store in covered container at least 12 hours or until needed. It will keep for several months without refrigeration. Heat flavored fondant over warm water.
  4. Flavor and color as desired. Pour into molds or drop onto waxed paper.
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