Introduction: Divine Microwave Turkish Delight

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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...

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  • 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
  • Bowl
  • Tablespoon
  • Teaspoon
  • Measuring cups
  • Cooking spray
  • Glass tray (I used a 21 x 21 cm tray that was about 5 cm deep.)
  • Knife

You might also need...

  • Beater

Step 2: Make the Sugar Syrup

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Pour mixture into a lightly oiled glass tray and spread evenly. Refrigerate till firm.

Step 7: Cut and Dust

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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.

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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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Feel also free to comment and ask questions in the comment section below!

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Builders Shed (author)2016-12-31

looks tasty! thanks for sharing!

Fathomlis (author)Builders Shed2017-01-09

Thanks, my pleasure!

zazu_247 (author)2016-12-20

Why do you say "1/2 or 1/4 or 3/4 cups of icing sugar"?

Fathomlis (author)zazu_2472016-12-21

Thought it might just be easier to understand.

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