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Any tips for making turkish delight? Is the cornstarch or gelatin method best?

Help please

asked by Jennifer 3 months ago

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AntoniaJames
AntoniaJames

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added 3 months ago

I've never made either, but I'd go with the cornstarch for two reasons. First, the first recipe I found on the BBC site, which I trust, uses cornstarch (they call it "cornflour"). Second, using cornstarch will make the Turkish delight vegetarian; thus, more people will be able to enjoy it. ;o)

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Jennifer
added 3 months ago

Thank you! Great point, will try the cornstarch method :)

Lindsay-Jean Hard
Lindsay-Jean Hard

Lindsay-Jean is a Community Editor at Food52.

added 3 months ago

I can't comment on the 2 different methods, but here's one recipe for you to consider: https://food52.com/recipes...

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Greenstuff
Greenstuff

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added 3 months ago

Good luck! I've only made it once, using cornstarch and the better part of a day. It was quite a project, but it turned out great. If you have the time and the stirring power, I think that's the way to go.

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