fondant means: A mixture of glucose and sugar syrup, this icing is made from sugar syrup. It’s then cooked at a certain temperature, and then it is kneaded until it becomes a soft, smooth paste. The paste can be colored and flavored to make icings for cookies and petits fours. (in Cooking Dictionary)

What else does fondant mean?

This paste is used to glaze baked goods and candy making. (in Cooking Dictionary)

Sweet, creamy sugar paste that is used to make icings and candies. (in Merlin Dictionary)

This paste is used in candy. (in Merlin Dictionary)