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Turkish Cubes

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Total Time:
25 hours
Serves:4
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Technique: No-Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1 lb (450 gm) - granulated Sugar
  • quarter pint (150 ml) - water
  • 1/2 ounce (13 gm) - powdered gelatine
  • 1 tbsp - Corn flour
  • 2 tbsp - icing sugar, sifted
  • pink food colouring
  • juice of one Lemon
  • few drops - rose water

How to Make Turkish Cubes

  • Soak the gelatine in half the water.
  • Pour the remaining water into a saucepan, add the sugar and heat gently while stirring until the sugar is dissolved.
  • Add softened gelatine and stir into the syrup.
  • Simmer gently for 20 minutes then add the lemon juice.
  • Pour half the mixture into one of 2 wetted, small square tins, tins should be small enough for Turkish delight to be one inch thick.
  • Add 2 drops of pink colouring and a few drops of rose water to the remaining mixture, stir well and pour into the remaining tin.
  • Leave for 24 hours in the fridge to set.
  • Mix the icing sugar and corn flour together in a polythene bag.
  • Dust hands with this mixture and pull Turkish delight from the tins.
  • Cut into 1 inch (2.5cm) strips and then into cubes.
  • Toss the cubes in icing sugar mixture.