||Turkish Delight 1
2 c Sugar
2 tb Cornstarch
1 c Water
1/2 ts Cream of tartar
1 tb Flavoring *
Food coloring **
1/2 c Toasted nuts, chopped ***
* Flavorings: rose, mastic, strawberry, orange or lemon.
** Food coloring: red, yellow, green or orange (depending on flavoring
*** Nuts: almonds or pistachios
Dissolve sugar and cornstarch in water. Add cream of tartar. Boil to 220
degrees F. Cover pot the last 5 minutes. Add flavor and food color. Add
Pour into oiled shallow pan. When cool, cut into squares and roll each
piece in sifted powdered sugar. Store in plastic bag.
From: The Complete Greek Cookbook, by Theresa Karas Yianilos, Avenel
Books, New York.
Typed for you by Karen Mintzias