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How to make turkish delight

This is the traditional way to make Turkish Delight without Gelatine, so everyone can eat it!

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INGREDIENTS
Get a tin, I am using a old biscuit tin.

Get a tin, I am using a old biscuit tin.

Get some oil spray

Get some oil spray

And spray the tin

And spray the tin

Next line the tin with 2 sheets of cling film

Next line the tin with 2 sheets of cling film

Press it in and spray the inside too

Press it in and spray the inside too

Next measure 375ml of water

Next measure 375ml of water

Measure your lemon juice and add to water

Measure your lemon juice and add to water

Scale 800g sugar

Scale 800g sugar

Add to your water and lemon juice

Add to your water and lemon juice

Put the pot on the stove and bring to 115c (soft ball stage)

Put the pot on the stove and bring to 115c (soft ball stage)

Nearly there

Nearly there

Done! Take of heat straight away and set aside

Done! Take of heat straight away and set aside

Measure 500ml of water

Measure 500ml of water

Scale corn flour

Scale corn flour

Add to your 500ml of water

Add to your 500ml of water

Add cream of tartar

Add cream of tartar

Start heating up your corn flour mix, I am using a immersion blender as it will get quite thick and we don't want any lumps!

Start heating up your corn flour mix, I am using a immersion blender as it will get quite thick and we don't want any lumps!

Starting to come together

Starting to come together

Keep going

Keep going

Till you leave a trail in the mix

Till you leave a trail in the mix

Like this, then take off the stove

Like this, then take off the stove

Next add your sugar mix to the corn flour mix, be extra super careful as this sh*t is super hot!

Next add your sugar mix to the corn flour mix, be extra super careful as this sh*t is super hot!

Mix it all in

Mix it all in

And it should look like this

And it should look like this

Put your mix back on the stove and bring to the boil

Put your mix back on the stove and bring to the boil

Now turn down to a gentle simmer and cook for 1hr, stirring quite frequently.  I know this seems like a lot of time stirring a pot, but drink wine in between stirring while listening to music

Now turn down to a gentle simmer and cook for 1hr, stirring quite frequently. I know this seems like a lot of time stirring a pot, but drink wine in between stirring while listening to music

After 15 minutes

After 15 minutes

After 30 minutes

After 30 minutes

After 45 minutes

After 45 minutes

1 hour take off the heat and add rosewater

1 hour take off the heat and add rosewater

This is Rose Water!

This is Rose Water!

Add pink or red food colouring, not to much or it will be super dark

Add pink or red food colouring, not to much or it will be super dark

Stir it all together

Stir it all together

Pour into your prepared tray and leave to cool for a few hours

Pour into your prepared tray and leave to cool for a few hours

Get a slightly larger tray ready and cover with a layer of icing sugar

Get a slightly larger tray ready and cover with a layer of icing sugar

Like this

Like this

Get your Turkish Delight

Get your Turkish Delight

Lift onto your icing sugar and give it a wee shake

Lift onto your icing sugar and give it a wee shake

Then turn over and do the same

Then turn over and do the same

Lift out and cut into strips

Lift out and cut into strips

Like this

Like this

Then into this kinda shape and toss in icing sugar

Then into this kinda shape and toss in icing sugar

Like this

Like this

Place into a bowl and have with Turkish coffee!

  • 800.0g Caster sugar
  • 1.0Tbsp Lemon juice
  • 375.0ml Water
  • 120.0g Corn flour
  • 1.0tsp Cream of tartar
  • 2.0tsp Rose water
  • 500.0ml Water
  • A splash of pink or red food colouring