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Chocolate Fondant














Low Fat, Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Sodium-Free, Low Sodium


2 cups sugar
2 tablespoons light corn syrup
½ cup water
2 ounces unsweetened chocolate
melted, cooled
18 each pecan halves
3 ounces white chocolate


In medium-size deep saucepan mix sugar, corn syrup and water.

Bring to boil over medium heat, stirring to dissolve sugar.

When boiling, wash sugar crystals from side of pan with pastry brush dipped in water.

Set candy thermometer in pan and boil syrup without stirring to 242 degrees F (firm ball stage).

Rinse large platter in cold water but do not dry.

Pour syrup on platter but do not scrape pan.

Let stand 5 minutes or until surface feels just warm, moving platter a few times to cool surface.

Work candy with spatula or wooden spoon, scraping to center of platter, until white and fim.

Scrape from platter into heavy or doubled plastic bags.

Add melted unsweetened chocolate.

Close bag and knead until candy is well mixed, smooth, and clings together.

Shape in 1inch balls.

Press pecan halves into half the balls.

Coat remaining balls: Melt white chocolate in small saucepan over very low heat, stirring occasionally.

(Do not overheat - chocolate will separate.)

Spear fondant balls on fork and dip into white chocolate.

Tap fork against rim of pan to knock off excess chocolate.

Place balls on waxed paper to cool.

Store airtight in cool, dry place.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 18g (0.6 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 6015% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 2%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 3mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 4%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Sugars g
Protein 0g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0% Iron 1%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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