The White Witch’s Turkish Delight Recipe

          November 20th, 2017

          The White Witch’s Turkish Delight


          Prep Time: 20 mins • Cook Time: 20 mins • Ready in 1hr 10mins


          3 cups water 2 cups white sugar 1/4 cup unflavored gelatin 1 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar, sifted 2/3 cup corn flour 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar 1/2 teaspoon rose water (or other flavouring extract if desired) 3 drops pink food coloring, or as desired 3/4 cup confectioners’ sugar, sifted


          Combine water, white sugar, and gelatin in a large microwave-safe bowl; heat in microwave on high for 7 minutes. Stir sugar mixture and cook in microwave for 7 minutes more.

          Mix 1 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar, corn flour, and cream of tartar together in a bowl; stir into sugar mixture. Heat mixture in microwave on high for 6 minutes more. Stir rose water and food coloring into mixture.

          Lightly grease a 7×11-inch baking dish. Pour mixture into the greased dish; refrigerate until firm, about 30 minutes.

          Cut Turkish delight into small squares using a wet knife.

          Place 3/4 cup confectioners’ sugar in a bowl. Roll Turkish delight in the confectioners’ sugar until evenly coated. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

          Photo by Tim Matheson. Sereana Malani as the White Witch, Chris Lam as Edmund. Costumes by Kiara Lawson.
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