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Turkish delight with pineapple

Turkish delight with pineapple and almonds Turkish delight - is a traditional Turkish dessert which is one prepared extremely fastidious Turkish sultan.This dessert fell to his taste, and since firmly established on the eastern expanses, and later in other countries.Traditionally, Turkish delight is made from sugar, starch and almond.But now there are many variations, such as cardamom with cashew nuts, dried cherries with pumpkin seeds, rose water and pistachios, saffron and any other dried fruits and nuts.The same components are only sugar and starch.If you like very sweet desserts, the Turkish Delight you have to taste, in addition, it is stored for a long time and will be happy to make the company fragrant tea.

  • Citric acid 1 ch. L.
  • corn starch 200 g
  • boiled water 3 tbsp.
  • Sunflower refined 5 ml
  • Almonds 50g
  • Pineapple 30 g
  • Powdered sugar 100 g of corn starch
  • 40 g Citric acid 1 ch. L.
  • Sugar 4 tbsp.
  • Water 200 ml
  • Step 1 for desserts need sugar, citric
    acid, starch (preferably corn, but suitable and potato), water, powdered sugar, almonds and pineapple (can be fresh or Dried - inI Dried).
  • Step 2 You must first prepare ingredients: almonds clean, roast and grind in a mortar (not powder), pineapple cut into cubes.It is also necessary to prepare a form that will be ready to pour delight: to lay cling film and oiled.
  • Step 3 Next, cook the sugar syrup: In a saucepan pour the sugar, water and citric acid, stir over medium heat bring to a boil, cover and simmer 5 minutes.
  • Step 4 Then, stirring occasionally cook over medium heat until golden brown.You can check the readiness of taking the test on a spoon and put it in cold water, if after a few seconds produced solid transparent caramel syrup is ready.It will take 7-15 minutes.Then cover and leave.
  • Step 5 is now necessary to cook the starch paste: in pan connect starch, water and citric acid.Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly.
  • Step 6 Boil for 2-3 minutes until the mixture becomes slightly transparent, smooth and thick.
  • Step 7 starch stirring the mixture in a thin stream pour sugar syrup.On low heat bring to a boil and cook until until the mixture becomes transparent and homogeneous.Stir constantly, because the weight will delaminate.
  • Step 8 Then, turn off the heat, add the nuts and pineapple mix.
  • Step 9 Pour the mass in a pre-prepared form (see. Step 1), cover with cling film and leave in a cool place for 4-5 hours or overnight.
  • Step 10 with powdered sugar and starch together to sift through a sieve, then shift the form of a frozen delight and cut into squares (about 2,5h2,5 cm).
  • Step 11 is then carefully roll in sugar-starch mixture to shift into a jar and store in a sealed container.

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