Introduction to fondant for eclairs

Question. What is fondant?
Answer. Fondant is a soft icing you use to decorate eclairs and mille feuilles. Other similar soft icing is rolled fondant. There are many types of glazes you can use for eclairs, like chocolate  or chocolate ganache, simple icing using icing sugar and milk, among others. We used a cooked sugar syrup to achieve our glaze. Whatever glaze you use, it must be neither too thick nor too thin.

making fondant for eclair


What you will learn from this lesson

  • How to cook sugar to desired temperature
  • How to make fondant for eclairs or mille feuilles desserts


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All the recipes in our course are given by weight and percentages. The advantage of having a recipe in percentages is of extreme importance. You can alter the size of the recipe to any size you wish, and most importantly you can make recipe comparisons to notice the effects of ingredients between recipes.

In this lesson you will be introduced to the following terminologies;

  • fondant
  • cooked sugar syrup

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