a soft, creamy confection made of sugar, water, and cream of tartar, used as an icing and a candy, and esp. as a filling for other candies
Origin of fondantFrench from present participle of fondre, to melt: see found
- A sweet creamy sugar paste used in candies and icings.
- A candy containing this paste.
Origin of fondantFrench from present participle of fondre to melt from Latin fundere ; see gheu- in Indo-European roots.
- A flavored sugar preparation, used for icing cakes.
- Dark chocolate.
- A croquette.