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Turkish delight semifreddo with berries

Australian Gourmet Traveller recipe for Turkish delight semifreddo with berries

By Emma Knowles
  • Serves 6
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Turkish delight semifreddo with berries
You'll need to begin this recipe the day before.


  • 60 gm strawberries, hulled and coarsely chopped, plus extra to serve
  • 60 gm raspberries, plus extra to serve
  • 2½ tbsp rosewater
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 110 gm caster sugar (½ cup)
  • 40 gm liquid glucose (see note)
  • 500 ml pouring cream (2 cups)
  • 60 gm Turkish delight, finely chopped


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    Combine berries and rosewater in a small bowl, mash together using a fork, then strain into a bowl, discarding solids. Combine berry liquid, eggs, egg yolks, sugar and glucose in a heat-proof bowl and whisk over a pan of simmering water for 7-8 minutes or until thick and pale. Transfer to an electric mixer and whisk until cold. Fold in cream, then Turkish delight, spoon into a 2-litre container and freeze overnight. Serve semifreddo with extra berries and scatter with rosewater.


Note Liquid glucose is available from the baking section of supermarkets and health food stores.

  • Author: Emma Knowles