Basic Cream Centers

Want more from Genius Kitchen?

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.

Learn More
“Basic cream centers for candy with flavoring options. Must be chilled several hours before use. Cook time below is actually chill time.”
8hrs 15mins
2 cups (approx)

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 12 cups dry fondant mix (almost 1 1/2 lbs)
  • 12 cup butter or 12 cup margarine, softened
  • 14 cup whipping cream


  1. Combine fondant with butter (mixes easiest with a pastry cutter).
  2. Cover and let set several hours or overnight.
  3. Kneed together until blended.
  4. Heat whipping cream to boiling point but DO NOT BOIL.
  5. Add cream to mixture.
  6. Cool slightly and kneed with hands until smooth.
  7. If centers are to soft, add more fondant; to stiff, add more butter.
  8. Flavor as desired using suggestions below added to 1/2 cup basic cream centers.
  9. Chocolate: 2 Tbl melted molding chocolateCombine and mix well.
  10. Mint: 1/8 tsp mint oil (pepermint, spearment, or wintergreen) Mix well.
  11. Peanut Butter:1 cup peanut butter6 long graham crackers, ground fine.
  12. Mix well.

Watch more

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a