How To Make Chocolate Fondant

Baking By sweetcakes Updated 6 Jul 2009 , 2:36pm by mbt4955

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sweetcakes Posted 6 Jul 2009 , 2:29pm
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can you just melt chocolate and knead it into fondant to make choc fondant? im trying not to have to make candy clay, choc with corn syrup which is the only way i know to make choc fondant.

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mbt4955 Posted 6 Jul 2009 , 2:36pm
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You can use melted chocolate, but I find that it changes the consistency of the fondant and can make it harder to roll out (for me). I add 1/2-3/4 c of cocoa (dutch process to color black, regular cocoa for chocolate) with the powdered sugar. You will need less sugar, but I only use as much as I need anyway. I think it makes the fondant taste a lot like tootsie rolls.

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