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Turkish Delight

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Introduction

I've made this a few times and thought I'd share. Also Polli wanted the recipe, so here it is.

Ingredients

Serves: 4

  • 3 tablespoons gelatine
  • 75 boiling water
  • 125 cold water
  • 400 sugar
  • 4 tablespoons orange-flower water
  • food colouring
  • 125 confectioners' sugar

Method

Turkish Delight is a community recipe submitted by etoile and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Let the gelatin soften it the cold water.
  • Add the sugar and the boiling water to a saucepan and bring to a boil. Add the gelatine and let it simmer for about 20 minutes.
  • Add the essence and colouring.
  • Pour into a tray (don't grease the tray) and let it set either in the fridge or at room temperature.
  • Cut into squares and roll it in the confectioners' sugar.
  • Additional Information

    You can use rose essence instead of orange flower water.

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