Turkish Delight! Delicious Pistachio Lokoum Recipe
The most notable observance of this mouthwatering treat was in the famous movie,
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Lokoum, commonly referred to as Turkish Delight, originated in Turkey in the 1700s. This Turkish candy is made using a mixture of sugar and starch...
What Is Lokoum?
Lokoum is a Turkish word that translates to “throat comforting” in English. The reason for this name comes from the of the benefits from consuming lokoum.
What Does Lokoum Mean?
Lokoum is a traditional treat often given as a gift during the holidays, or called bayrams in Turkish. It is often served in a handkerchief. ..
How Is Lokoum Served?
1 hr 15 mins
– Powdered Sugar
– Rose Water
– Pistachios (Deshelled)
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STEP BY STEP
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Set the small pot on a burner. Raise the heat to low-medium temperature. In the pot, add 2 cups of sugar and 2 cups of water. Whisk to combine.
Heat The Sugar And Water
In the small mixing bowl, add the corn flour, 1 cup of powdered sugar, and 1 cup of water. Whisk to combine until smooth.
Mix The Corn Flour and Sugar
In the boiling pot, add the corn flour mixture. Whisk to combine with the water. Lower heat to medium temperature until the mixture thickens...
Add The Corn Flour Mixture
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In the same pot with the corn flour mixture, add the syrup from step 1. Whisk frequently at a low boil for about 30-40 minutes.....
Add The Syrup
Grease a square baking pan. Pour in the mixture from the pot, smoothing it out to cover the entirety of the square baking pan evenly.
Remove the Mixture
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Set the square baking pan with the mixture on the counter. Allow the mixture to sit at room temperature for 2-3 hours.
Allow The Mixture To Set
Remove the Pistachio Lokoum from the baking pan and set it on a cutting board. Drizzle the powdered sugar on the set mixture.
Drizzle With Powdered Sugar
Cut Into Squares and Enjoy!
Cut the Pistachio Lokoum into even squares.
These yummy Pistachio Lokoum are officially ready to be eaten. Enjoy!
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