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Fondant Leaves


Accent your fondant flowers with these fresh, easy fondant leaves! They’re quite simple to make and extra tasty — thanks to a three-ingredient marshmallow fondant recipe. You won’t need any special supplies to make these gorgeous green leaves, perfect for adding to your flower decorations or using on their own. Learn all the pro tips about fondant and how to use fondant in baking!

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organizing and preparing your workstation

Prep your work surface with a light dusting of cornstarch or powdered sugar.

begin rolling green fondant into a ball

Pinch off a small piece of green fondant. Use your hands to roll it into a ball.

mold green fondant ball into a leaf shape

Press down on the ball with your thumb to flatten it, then create the leaf shape with your fingers. Pinch one side down to create the top of the leaf.

use the knife to create a vein on the leaf

Use the back of the knife to create a vein down the center of the leaf.

finishing the fondant leaves and repeating previous direction steps

Repeat steps 2-4 to create as many leaves as you like. You can vary the size depending on how much fondant you start with.


Create Daises, Roses or Sunflowers to complement your leaves with a few fondant supplies and different colored fondant dough.

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Jennifer Sbranti
Graphic Designer and Creative Events Stylist
Jennifer Sbranti
Graphic Designer and Creative Events Stylist

Jennifer Sbranti is a mom of 2 and the founder of Hostess with the Mostess (HWTM), a creative lifestyle brand established in 2006. Her graphic design work and party ideas have been featured in media outlets such as Good Morning America, The Today Show, Real Simple, and more. Through HWTM, Sbranti shares inspiring ways to *bring the fun* to special occasions and everyday moments.