Visitors come to Alcalá de Henares to see the sensational Plateresque architecture of its old university, but few will leave without passing through one of the city’ s many candy shops to purchase these celebrated sugar-coated almonds.
- 1 cup almonds with skins
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup water
- ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
Line a cookie sheet with a greased piece of foil. In a skillet, mix together all ingredients and boil over a high flame, stirring constantly, until the sugar crystallizes.
Spread the mixture on the cookie tray, separating it into individual sugar-coated almonds. Cool.
Nutritional information is based on 10 servings.