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.