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Turkish Delight

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  Gelatin 3 Tablespoon
  Cold water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Pound
  Hot water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  Vegetable coloring 2 Drop
  Flavoring To Taste
  Chopped nuts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Icing sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Soften gelatine in cold water 5 minutes.
Bring sugar and hot water to boiling point.
Add salt and gelatine, and stir until gelatine has dissolved.
Simmer, covered, 20 minutes; remove from heat, and cool.
Add lemon juice, coloring, flavoring and, finally, nuts, and allow mixture to stand until it begins to thicken.
Stir again; then pour about 1 inch deep into pan that has been rinsed with cold water.
Let stand overnight in cool place.
Moisten sharp knife in boiling water.
Cut in squares.
Roll each piece in icing sugar.
Note: The mixture may be divided into several parts and each colored and flavored differently.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2980 Calories from Fat 716

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 77 g118%

Saturated Fat 12.8 g64%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1095.1 mg45.6%

Total Carbohydrates 533 g177.6%

Dietary Fiber 10.4 g41.6%

Sugars 508.3 g

Protein 69 g138.7%

Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C 34.5%

Calcium 24.5% Iron 3.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Turkish Delight Recipe