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Turkish delight

Turkish delight makes for the perfect sweet treat or a special gift

Turkish delight makes for the perfect sweet treat or a special gift

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Cooking Time

Cook: 35 Mins

Cooking Time

Serves: 66

Cooking Time

Price: 7p per serving

Nutritional Information

Each 22g serving contains

Energy
202kj
48kcal
2%
Fat
0.4g
Low
<1%
Saturates
0.1g
Low
<1%
Sugars
9.5g
High
11%
Salt
0g
Low
0%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g:
916kj/219kcal

Ingredients

15 leaves Dr. Oetker Leaf Gelatine

450g caster sugar

100g cornflour, mixed with 6tbsp cold water

150g icing sugar, plus extra for dusting

1/4tsp cream of tartar

1 1/2tsp rose water

10g tube Dr. Oetker Gel Food Colour in Bright Red

4tbsp crushed pistachios

Method

1
Cut the gelatine into little pieces and soak in 100ml cold water for 10mins.
2
Meanwhile, put 600ml water in a large microwave-proof bowl. Add the caster sugar and microwave on 80% power for 6mins.
3
Stir in the cornflour mixture and cook for 5mins.
4
Stir in the icing sugar and cream of tartar. Cook for 5mins. Drain the gelatine, then add to the sugar mixture. Stir until dissolved.
5
Stir in the rose water and food colouring. Pour into a lined 20cm x 30cm tin. Leave in the fridge until set.
6
Cut into cubes. Dust with icing sugar and pistachios.

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