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Turkish Delight

2 c Sugar

2 tb Cornstarch

1 c Water

1/2 ts Cream of tartar

1 tb Flavoring *

Food coloring ** 1/2 c Toasted nuts, chopped ***

Confectioners' sugar * Flavorings: rose, mastic, strawberry, orange or lemon. ** Food coloring: red, yellow, green or orange (depending on flavoring used) *** Nuts: almonds or pistachios Dissolve sugar and cornstarch in water. Add cream of tartar. Boil to 220 degrees F. Cover pot the last 5 minutes. Add flavor and food color. Add nuts. Pour into oiled shallow pan. When cool, cut into squares and roll each piece in sifted powdered sugar. Store in plastic bag. From: The Complete Greek Cookbook, by Theresa Karas Yianilos, Avenel Books, New York.

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