Candy Fondant


  • ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted
  • 14-oz can sweetened condensed milk
  • ¼ tsp cream of tartar
  • 2 lbs confectioners sugar

Special Equipment

  • electric mixer with paddle attachment or hand mixer
  • plastic wrap


  1. In a stand mixer with a paddle attachment or a hand mixer, place melted butter in bowl
  2. Add the sweetened condensed milk and ¼ tsp cream of tartar. Beat until combined, about 1 minute
  3. Slowly work in 2 lbs of confectioners sugar.  You will end up with a fondant that is pliable, but not super sticky. It should be Play-Doh consistency.  If it is too wet, add a bit more confectioners sugar
  4. Gather in a ball, wrap in plastic and refrigerate 24 hours