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Bursa Candied Chestnuts

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Classic Turkish Confection

Bursa is widely known for producing some of the world's finest chestnuts. Since the 1300's, the people of Bursa have been preparing a delightful treat from these chestnuts by boiling them in a sweetened mixture creating this Turkish delicacy.

Traditional Turkish Sweet

Candied chestnut is an excellent dessert, also better known as Kestane Sekeri in Turkish. Candied chestnut is a traditional Turkish sweet. The taste of candied chestnut is a world famous flavour.

How to Prepare: First chestnuts are boiled, then dipped in syrup to produce that incredible flavor of candied chestnuts.

Candied Chestnuts

Did you know that some of the world's best candied chestnuts come from Turkey? If you are traveling to city of Bursa in Turkey, you absolutely try this traditional Turkish dessert and get a taste of history.

So, why Bursa is the capital of the candied chestnuts? Simply because the most perfect and plumpest chestnuts in Turkey come from the hilly, forested terrain surrounding Bursa.

Today, Bursa's candied chestnut is one of the most well known Turkish desserts in the world.

Candied Chestnut, Classic Turkish Confection

Kestane Sekeri, Candied Chestnuts