Last Updated: Oct 19, 2021 @ 11:26 am.

What is the best fondant? We purchased fondant from 7 major brands and tried them out in our test kitchen. Then we surveyed the cake decorating enthusiasts among our parent readers to find their favorites. Which was easiest to work with? Tasted best? Here are the fondants we'd recommend.

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Best White Fondant

Super easy to use
This is the gold standard for fondant—a tried and true brand that performs well. And best of all, the price is easy on the wallet. Kosher, made in a facility that processes tree nuts, egg, milk, soy.

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Best Tasting Fondant

Vegan-friendly
We loved the rich vanilla taste of this fondant, which isn't as sweet as others we tested. We found it easy to work with, but few dissenters say it can easily dry out if not properly stored.

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Best Black Fondant

Gluten-free
Black fondant can be hard to achieve by yourself—we liked this brand's black fondant for its rich color and smooth taste. Vegan-friendly, this fondant is Kosher with a satin matte finish. Made in USA.

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Best Bright Color Fondant

Neon colors: pink, green, blue, orange
White fondant is the go-to for most bakers, but sometimes it's nice to have a pop of color. This pack is a time-saver and is easy to work with. Loved the bright colors.

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