TURKISH DELIGHT CAKE
Prep time 20 mins Baking time 1 hour Makes 1 cake 230g butter 280g sugar 5 extra-large eggs 270g flour 2 tsp baking powder 2 drops red food colouring 1½ tsp rosewater 75g Turkish delight, finely chopped 130g icing sugar Sugared roses, to garnish Preheat the oven to 180°C. Grease a ring cake tin. Beat the butter until soft and creamy. In a separate bowl, beat the sugar and eggs together until thick. Sift the flour and baking powder into the egg mixture and fold in gently. Next, fold in the butter. Add a drop or two of red food colouring and 1 tsp rosewater. Fold in gently. Spoon half the mixture into the tin. Sprinkle Turkish delight pieces evenly over the mixture. Top with the remaining batter. Bake for about 1 hour or until a skewer inserted comes out clean. Remove from the oven, cool slightly and then invert on to a wire rack to cool completely. Sift the icing sugar and add a little warm water along with the remaining rosewater. Stir to make a spreading consistency. Drizzle the icing over the cake and decorate with sugared roses.