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Most sugar-lovers know the glories of lokum (Turkish delight), which was invented in the late 18th century, but there were many other candied highs that came with the confectionery revolution brought about by the ready availability of sugar from European refineries at that time.


Before sugar became widely available, Turkish confectioners used honey and grape molasses as sweetening agents, which they mixed with flour, water and other ingredients. Refined sugar made the creation of Akide candy possible.