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Pink Turkish delight covered in icing sugar. Tried & Tested

Turkish delight

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2.79 stars based on 19 ratings

This Turkish delight recipe is really easy and is a great idea for a gift for Mother’s Day or to give to a friend.

Key Information

  • Prep:
  • Bake:
  • Makes :35
  • Skill level:easy

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Ingredients

  • 25g 1 oz Gelatine (powdered)
  • 250ml 8½ fl oz Water
  • 4tsp 4tsp Rose water (we use Nielsen-Massey) Rose water
  • 450g 16 oz Unrefined golden caster sugar (we use Billington's) Unrefined golden caster sugar
  • Pink food colouring 6 drops of
  • 4tbsp 4tbsp Icing sugar (we use Silver Spoon) Icing sugar
  • 1tsp 1tsp Cornflour

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  1. Classic mode Step 1

    Lightly grease a 20 x 25cm baking tin.

  2. Classic mode Step 2

    In a heavy based saucepan mix the gelatine, water and rose water then stir in the sugar. Heat gently, stirring all the time until the gelatine and sugar have completely dissolved.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 25g 1 oz Gelatine (powdered)
    • 250ml 8½ fl oz Water
    • 4tsp 4tsp Rose water (we use Nielsen-Massey) Rose water
    • 450g 16 oz Unrefined golden caster sugar (we use Billington's) Unrefined golden caster sugar
  3. Classic mode Step 3

    Stop stirring and bring to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 25 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the pink colouring then leave to cool for about 5 minutes.

    Ingredients for this step

    • Pink food colouring 6 drops of
  4. Classic mode Step 4

    Carefully pour into the prepared tin and leave to set overnight.

  5. Classic mode Step 5

    When set cut into cubes in the tin, then mix the icing sugar and cornflour and toss the cubes in this mixture.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 4tbsp 4tbsp Icing sugar (we use Silver Spoon) Icing sugar
    • 1tsp 1tsp Cornflour
  6. Classic mode Step 6

    The cubes can be stored wrapped in baking paper in an airtight container.