Fresh New Zealand Hazelnut Products

Healthy Living

Recipe 1: Hazelnut Turkish delight

Key Ingredients

150gram of roasted hazelnuts
2 tbsp gelatin powder
2 cups of white sugar
350 mls of water
tsp of citric acid
tsp of lemon essence
tsp of rose essence
1 drop of cochineal food coloring


  1. Sprinkle gelatin over 150mls of cold water to soften.
  2. Place sugar and 200mls of water in a saucepan, heat until sugar is dissolved, then, bring to boil.
  3. To the boiled syrup, add the softened gelatin and continue to boil on medium heat for approx 15 minutes, stir occasionally.
  4. Remove from heat and add the remaining ingredients.
  5. Pour the mixture into prepared lined tins. Leave set for at least 24 hours.
  6. When firm cut into squares and roll squares in a mixture of icing sugar and a little corn flour
Store in an airtight container will keep for about 1 month.