Turkish Delight 2

Course : Greek
Serves: 24
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Ingredients:

3 tablespoons unflavored gelatin
1/2 cup cold water
1/3 cup boiling water
2 cups sugar
4 tablespoons extract *
4 dashes food coloring **
1/4 cup pistachio nuts -- chopped
1 cup confectioners sugar
 

Preparation / Directions:

* Extract: may use orange, lemon or raspberry extract. ** Food Coloring: Use appropriate color to match flavor. Soften gelatin in cold water. Add sugar to boiling water. Bring to boil. Stir in softened gelatin. Simmer, uncovered, 20 minutes. Add flavoring and coloring. Pour into ungreased, 8-inch square pan. Add nuts. Stir gently. Chill. When firm, invert onto cutting board. Cut into 1 1/2 inch cubes. Roll in confectioners' sugar. Store in a jar at room temperature. Serve with Greek Coffee. From "Classic Greek Cooking" by Daphne Metaxas. ISBN: 0-911954-31-7


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