Rose petal and pistachio Turkish delight

Rose petal and pistachio Turkish delight

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From
Atelier Confectionery
Makes
30
Prep
10 mins
Cooking time
50 mins
Photographer
Lisa Linder

Ingredients

Quantity Ingredient
50g icing sugar
85g cornflour
470ml water
400g granulated sugar
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
2 tablespoons dried rose petals
30g pistachio nuts, roughly chopped
1 teaspoon rose water
2 drops pink food colouring

Method

  1. Line an 18 cm square tin with plastic wrap. Combine the icing sugar and 25 g of the cornflour together in a small bowl and set aside.
  2. Heat 200 ml water, granulated sugar and lemon juice in a pan, stirring until the sugar has dissolved. Insert a sugar thermometer and cook until the syrup reaches 120°C.
  3. Meanwhile, pour the remaining water into another pan, add the remaining cornflour and the cream of tartar and stir ensuring that there are no lumps. Bring to the boil, stirring until it thickens and is smooth.
  4. Once the syrup has reached the correct temperature, remove from the heat and slowly add the syrup, a little at a time, whisking until combined. Return to the heat and gently simmer for about 30–35 minutes, stirring all the time. The mixture will turn a very light amber colour and thicken. Stir in the petals, pistachio nuts, rose water and food colouring and simmer for 5 minutes.
  5. Spoon the mixture into the prepared tin and level the top. Cover with plastic wrap and cool at room temperature for 6–8 hours, or preferably overnight.
  6. Once cold, peel off the plastic wrap and dust with some of the icing sugar mix. Turn over onto baking paper, peel off the plastic wrap and dust with more icing sugar. Cut into squares and roll in the sugar. Leave to dry overnight. Store for 2 weeks.
Tags:
sweet
confectionery
lollies
candy
lolly
sweets
sugar
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