Turkish Delight

Turkish Delight


"Turkish Delight is a jelly-like candy that has been produced in Turkey since the 15th century. It's usually flavored with rose water, as in this recipe, but you can use any liquid flavor you like."
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Original recipe yields 30 servings

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  1. Line a 9-inch cake pan with aluminum foil, large enough that it hangs over the side, spray with non-stick cooking spray and set aside.
  2. Combine gelatin, sugar and water in a large pot, bring to a boil, lower temperature to medium and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring constantly.
  3. Stir in rose water and food coloring.
  4. Pour into prepared pan.
  5. Chill overnight.
  6. Sprinkle some of the powered sugar on a cutting board. Turn the pan over and, holding down the aluminum foil, pick up pan. Slowly peel away aluminum foil from the jelly.
  7. Cut the jelly into squares and roll in the remaining powered sugar.
  8. Store in an airtight container.


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