Alice's Fondant Filling for Chocolates

Recipe by juliec
READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 36
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    cups sugar
  • 1
    cup cream
  • 2
    teaspoons light Karo syrup or 2 teaspoons lily white syrup
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine ingredients in heavy saucepan. Boil until it reaches a soft ball stage. Pour into buttered dish to cool.
  • After mixture is cooled, pour on clean surface and beat with wooden paddles until light and airy. Just as mixture "turns" mix in flavoring until thoroughly blended inches.
  • Refrigerate to cool completely. Form into balls. Dip in desired chocolate.
  • Variations:
  • Peppermint (peppermint extract to taste).
  • Maple Walnut (maple flavoring to taste and finely chopped walnuts).
  • Orange (orange extract to taste--a few drops to 1/2 teaspoon).
  • Cherry (Maraschino cherries drained and quartered--pat dry).
  • Cherry-almond (as above but add almond extract to taste).
  • Almond (almond extract with a sliced almond on top of finished chocolate).
  • Coconut (fine coconut plus vanilla).
  • Rum (rum extract plus 1-2 teaspoons butter).
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