How Make Turkish Soft Candy?
Turkish soft candy is a kind of cake made of starch and sugar. Mix with rose juice or lemon. Usually light pink, soft, and jelly like and sometimes sticky, often sprinkled with sugar or dried coconut. Some of them add small pieces of pistachio nuts, hazelnuts or pecans. The usual flavors are cinnamon and mint. In the production process, the additive such as stone alkali grass may be added as an emulsifier.
Heat white sugar, 285 ml of water and lemon juice in a soup pan until the sugar is completely melted and the mixture boils.
Temperature and gently simmer, do not stir, to mix in slurry (114-118 ° C).
Stir in the 225g cornstarch and tartar in the second heated soup pan, slowly pour the remaining water until there is no lumps.
Keep stirring until the mixture boils and becomes a paste
Slowly pour the prepared syrup into the cornpaste and stir
Simmer in the heat and simmer for an hour to prevent the lumps or the mixture from turning into a dark gold
Pour the mixture onto the prepared tin pan, and place it as flat as possible, and leave it overnight to cool to room temperature
Sprinkle sugar powder with a small amount of cornflour on a large cutting board
Remove the mixture and cut the cut into 1 square inch pieces