Exotic Turkish Delight Recipe

This exotic dessert would do well for a tea party, a holiday party, or even if you just wanted to give surprise for      someone. Here we have the recipe


  • 1 ½ cups water
  • 3 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons orange zest
  • 3 (.25 ounce) envelopes unflavored gelatin
  • ¾ cup cornstarch
  • ½ cup cold water
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup chopped pistachio nuts
  • confectioners’ sugar for dusting

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Boil 1 1/2 cups water, sugar, and corn syrup in medium-high heat in a large saucepan.  stir frequently, until the temperature reaches 240 degrees F (115 degrees C) on a candy thermometer.

Mix orange juice and orange zest, sprinkle with gelatin, and set aside. In a bowl, cornstarch in 1/2 cup cold water, then stir into hot syrup. Put over medium-low heat, and simmer, stirring gently, until it becomes thick.

Take syrup from heat, Mix in orange juice mixture, vanilla, and pistachios. Sprinkle a 8×8-inch pan with confectioners’ sugar. Pour the Turkish delight into the pan, and let cool in a cool, dry place (not the refrigerator) until set, 3 to 4 hours.

When it cools down, sprinkle the top with another thick layer of powdered sugar. Cut into 1-inch squares, and dredge each well with confectioners’ sugar.


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