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Loukoumi

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Ingredients
  Gelatin 3 Tablespoon
  Food coloring 3 Drop (Use Red Or Green)
  Cold water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Hot water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Confectioner's sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Orange 1 , juiced
  Grated orange rind 1
  Pistachio nuts/Toasted almonds 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Soften gelatin in cold water.
Combine sugar and hot water and heat to boiling.
Add softened gelatin and simmer for 20 minutes.
Add orange juice and rind and coloring.
Strain into loaf pan.
The pan should be large enough so that the mixture is from 1/2 to 1 inch deep.
Add nuts if desired.
Chill until firm.
When cold turn onto a board, cut into cubes, and roll in confectioners' sugar.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Saute

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1935 Calories from Fat 59

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g10.9%

Saturated Fat 0.89 g4.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 99.8 mg4.2%

Total Carbohydrates 442 g147.5%

Dietary Fiber 7.5 g29.9%

Sugars 429.8 g

Protein 43 g86.1%

Vitamin A 10.5% Vitamin C 165.8%

Calcium 15.3% Iron 8.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

2 Comments

chloe's picture
do you have to use nuts
Anonymous's picture
Hi Chloe, using nuts is optional. If you wish you can.
Loukoumi Recipe