Turkish delight

steve bennett

steve bennett

12th May 2011
steve bennett

Turkish delight

A pretty simple but safe recipe.


  • 2lb caster sugar. (a)
  • 1pint water. (a)
  • 16 gelatine leaves. (b)
  • 1tblspn rosewater. (c)
  • Few drops red food colouring (d)


Gently dissolve (a) together. When dissolved, add (b) and boil, skimming, until it no longer throws up anything tom skim.

Remove from heat, add (c) and (d) to your taste and choice of colour.

Poor into a tray lined with greaseproof paper fitted snugly. Leave to set at room temp.

When set, cut to required size and coat in a mix of cornflour and icing sugar.

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