[SCA-AE] Subject: Help Needed - Fondant
katjaorlova at yahoo.com
Wed Nov 10 21:11:10 EST 2010
Yes, Dubheasa is apprenticed to me and yes, she's a fantastic baker who does fondant, but neither of us can give you a period fondant recipe.
Fondant is made of confectioner's sugar (which contains corn starch), water, and some form of gelatin or gum paste. It's generally cooked to the soft-ball stage
The SCA "bible" on how to work with sugar paste, Countess Alys Katherine's article on the subject: www.florilegium.org/files/FOOD-SWEETS/Sugar-Paste-art.rtf
Dubhasa in Thescorre she is an apprentice to Mistress Katja. She does
> Can anyone help me out with a period uncooked fondant recipe?
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