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Turkish Delight

Turkish sweet gelatine, citrus and rose water treats

Turkish Delight


Rind of 1 medium lemon
Rind of 1 medium orange
1/4 cup orange juice
2 tablespoons lemon juice
3 cups caster sugar
1/2 cup water
2 tablesp gelatine
1 cup water
2/3 cup cornflour
3-4 drops orange or rose water
red food color
1/2 cup icing sugar


  1. Line with foil a 17 cm square cake tin and brush with oil.
  2. Remove white pith from rinds.
  3. Combine rinds, juices, sugar and 1/2 cup water in sauce pan, stir over medium heat until sugar has completely dissolved, reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Remove mixture from fire and combine gelatine in a bowl, stir until gelatine is fully dissolved.
  5. In separate bowl combine cornflour with remaining water, stir until smooth then combine with mixture.
  6. Return mixture to sucepan, stir over a medium heat until mixture boils clear then sStir in flower water and a few drops red food color.
  7. Strain mixture to reomve rinds, into the tin then refrigerate over night.
  8. When set peel from foil and cut into squares.
  9. Roll in icing sugar then serve.

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