LoveMeSomeCake615 Posted 9 Oct 2010 , 6:17pm
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How do you make white chocolate fondant? I have found recipes that call for using actual white chocolate and cocoa butter, and I have also seen ones that say to just add LorAnn white chocolate flavoring. Does adding the actual chocolate make the fondant harder to work with or affect the texture considerably? Does just using the flavoring give it a rich enough white chocolate taste?

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cherrycakes Posted 9 Oct 2010 , 10:37pm
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I make Michele Foster's fondant all the time and always add 6 oz of white chocolate wafers (the best quality that I can find!) before I microwave the mixture. I have found (and read here on CC) that the chocolate makes the fondant very easy to work with - it also tastes delicious!

milkmaid42 Posted 9 Oct 2010 , 11:44pm
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Like cherrycakes, I find that the addition of white chocolate to my MFF makes it so much easier to handle and Oh, so very delicious, to boot! Unlike cherrycakes, I cannot afford the true white chocolate so am relegated to using Nestles Premier white chips. While I don't use almond bark or candy melts, I find that the taste with the Nestle's is hardly discernible from real chocolate. (I know, you chocolate purists out there, don't throw cake at me, please?)

pattycakesnj Posted 9 Oct 2010 , 11:57pm
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I also make MFF and add white chocolate chips (nestle or giradelli)

mommynana Posted 10 Oct 2010 , 12:01am
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do u add the white chocolate chips with the marshmellos? and how much?

pattycakesnj Posted 10 Oct 2010 , 12:17am
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MFF does not have marshmellows in it

LoveMeSomeCake615 Posted 10 Oct 2010 , 1:15am
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Ahh, ok, so MFF= Michelle Foster's Fondant?
Thanks for the replies everyone! It's good to know the chocolate makes it easier to work with, that was my main concern!

newmansmom2004 Posted 10 Oct 2010 , 1:27am
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I mix some white modeling chocolate in with my fondant and love the outcome. It's not as fragile as plain fondant and doesn't tear as easily - plus it tastes delicious.

LoveMeSomeCake615 Posted 10 Oct 2010 , 6:55pm
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Originally Posted by newmansmom2004

I mix some white modeling chocolate in with my fondant and love the outcome. It's not as fragile as plain fondant and doesn't tear as easily - plus it tastes delicious.




Sounds great! I'll have to try that.

sixbittersweets Posted 10 Jul 2012 , 3:37am
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Originally Posted by newmansmom2004

I mix some white modeling chocolate in with my fondant and love the outcome. It's not as fragile as plain fondant and doesn't tear as easily - plus it tastes delicious.




I'd love to know the ratio if you would share it -- thanks!

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