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Alice's Fondant Filling for Chocolates

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“Recipe handed down from my mother-in-law. There are many variations of flavor included at bottom of recipe.”
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

Directions

  1. Combine ingredients in heavy saucepan. Boil until it reaches a soft ball stage. Pour into buttered dish to cool.
  2. 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.
  3. Refrigerate to cool completely. Form into balls. Dip in desired chocolate.
  4. Variations:
  5. Peppermint (peppermint extract to taste).
  6. Maple Walnut (maple flavoring to taste and finely chopped walnuts).
  7. Orange (orange extract to taste--a few drops to 1/2 teaspoon).
  8. Cherry (Maraschino cherries drained and quartered--pat dry).
  9. Cherry-almond (as above but add almond extract to taste).
  10. Almond (almond extract with a sliced almond on top of finished chocolate).
  11. Coconut (fine coconut plus vanilla).
  12. Rum (rum extract plus 1-2 teaspoons butter).

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