Delight CD Confectionery
Turkish 35mins plus setting
Name: Rahat Lokum
Fruit Sweets Confectionery Gluten Wheat Dairy free Turkey
Europe Asia Asian
The rind of 1
The rind of 1 Orange
60ml/2fl.oz. Orange Juice
2 tbsp Lemon Juice
675g/1½ lb Caster Sugar
2 tbsp Powdered Gelatine
Extra Water (see recipe for amounts)
3-4 drops Rose Flower Water
Red Food Colouring
1. Oil a 22cm/9-inch
square tin, line with clingfilm then oil the clingfilm. Set aside.
2. Place the
rinds, juices, sugar and water in large heavy pan over medium heat and cook,
without boiling and stirring constantly, until sugar has completely
3. Brush any sugar
crystals from side of pan with a wet pastry brush then bring to the boil, reduce
heat slightly and continue to boil without stirring, for 5-10 minutes or until a
teaspoon of the mixture forms long threads when dropped into cold water.
If using a sugar thermometer it should reach 105C/221F.
4. Meanwhile, in a
small heatproof bowl, mix the gelatine with 120ml/4 fl oz of extra water . Place
the bowl over a pan of hot water and stir until dissolved. Set aside.
5. In another
small bowl combine the cornflour with 120ml/4 fl oz of extra water and mix until
6. Add gelatine
and cornflour mixtures to sugar syrup and stir over a medium heat until the
mixture boils and and becomes clear.
7. Add the
flower water and a few drops red food colouring, mix well then strain the
mixture into the prepared tin, spread evenly and leave to set for at least
8. Once very
firmly set , peel off the clingfilm, cut into 2.5cm/1-inch square
and roll in plenty of icing sugar.