I would write to Wilton directly and ask for a specific ingredient list.
so yes, it does contain glycerine. Looks like the only way they are going to be getting fondant is if you make some from scratch without. I know there is a replacement for glycerine, but I cannot for the life of me remember what it is!
I found this recipe on a yahoo answers post, but I have no idea if it will work. Its worth a shot though!
1/3 cup softened butter
1/3 cup light corn syrup
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp salt
1 lb sifted powdered sugar
1. In a large mixing bowl, blend the butter, corn syrup, vanilla and salt on medium speed with a paddle attachment until smooth and well-combined.
2. Add the powdered sugar all at once, and mix on slow speed, gradually increasing speed to medium until well-combined. The mixture should cling together in the bottom of the bowl and be smooth to the touch.
3. The fondant can now be rolled into balls, rolled thin and cut with cookie cutters, or stored for later use. Store in a cool dry place, wrapped tightly and placed in an airtight container.
Variations: To flavor, add extracts or oils in the beginning with the butter and corn syrup. To color, knead a small amount of your desired food coloring into the ball of fondant and work with hands until thoroughly combined.
hope this helps!
Thanks sooo much for all the replies..
Chasey: Thanks for the offer to email Wilton directly, I couldn't find it on this site!
Journey: Much thanks for the recipe! Looks simple enough, I mght try it if it's for a small amount!
sincerely appreciate all the effort! =)
Reason for the instant fondant is coz I'm teaching full-time,
seriously, my work doesn't give me the liberty to make my own fondant,
unless I wanna get fondant in between my students's homework!heehee..
Most of the ingredients in Wilton fondant are of vegetable origins; except for glycerin
which may come from either animal or vegetable..
so that's why the doubt..
Oh well,I really hope to find the answer!
Thanks again people! ^_^
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