Introduction: Divine Microwave Turkish Delight
An easy, yet delicious microwave version of the delicious classic treat we all know. With only a few ingredients and time needed this is an ideal make-it-any-time treat. This also makes for an ideal gift that can be wrapped up in a gift box of your choice and given as a enchanting and delightful gift.
Step 1: What You'll Need...
- 1 1\2 Cups water
- 1 Cup sugar
- 3 Tablespoons gelatin
- 3/4 Cups icing sugar
- 3/8 Cornflour
- Pinch of cream of tartar
- Teaspoon lemon essence
You'll also need...
- Large microwave safe bowl
- Measuring cups
- Cooking spray
- Glass tray (I used a 21 x 21 cm tray that was about 5 cm deep.)
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Step 2: Make the Sugar Syrup
Combine water, sugar and gelatin in a large microwave safe bowl. Mix lightly. Next microwave the mixture on high for 3:30 minutes. After microwaving it, stir it well till all the sugar is dissolved, then microwave it again till it starts boiling.
Step 3: Mix in Icing Sugar, Cornflour and Cream of Tartar
Combine icing sugar, cornflour and cream of tartar in a bowl. Stir it into the sugar syrup till it's thoroughly dissolved.
Note: You might need to use a beater to dissolve it completely.
Step 4: Microwave Mixture
After completing the previous step, microwave your mixture on high for about 3:00 minutes.
Note: Your mixture should be thick when you've done microwaving it.
Step 5: Blend in the Essence
After microwaving your mixture, blend in the lemon essence.
Note: You could also swap the lemon essence for rose water and add some pink food coloring.
Step 6: Refrigerate It
Pour mixture into a lightly oiled glass tray and spread evenly. Refrigerate till firm.
Step 7: Cut and Dust
You're almost there...
Cut it into cubes and dust it with some more icing sugar.
Step 8: Enjoy As a Treat, or Give As a Enchanting Gift.
Enjoy your divine Turkish delight either by eating it as a delicious treat, or by giving it as a marvelous gift!
If you wanted to make your own gift box, check out Showcase Creative's awesome Instructable!
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