Azerbaijan cuisine is rich with sweets and pastries. one of the most delicious sweets is shaker pendir. With molasses, sugar powder and vanilla saker-pendir has marvelous taste.
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 25 min
- 825 g/1 lb 14 oz sugar powder
- 250 g/10 oz molasses
- a drop of vanilla
- Put sugar powder and pour water into a cauldron, boil away for 8-10 minutes at 105-11 C. then add molasses and boil away syrup to obtain a mean caramel sample (3-3.5 moisture content). Place the ready caramel mass on a marble table (or in a buttered frying-pan), cool down to 70-80 C and add vanilla. Knead the mass and stretch by hands until it becomes complete white. Carry out the further treatment on a sugar-powder wooden table. Roll the caramel mass in a lond loaf and cut by scissors into slant-shaped bon-bon.