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The marzipan, yemas, and other treats here are delicious. This is a must stop in Toledo. I got a nice little box of mixed sweets then promptly ate them all because they were so good. I should have bought more but then I probably would have ate them as well. Best dessert in…
If you made your way to this place in magical Toledo, go in and get as many sweets as you can afford. Their mazapán is to die for and the turrón de yema bars sell out fast. I also tried the chocolate covered treats...yummy.
Having bought marzipan and yemas from a few places in Toledo I still reckon these nuns do the best especially the yemas which are rich, light and fluffy. Yemas (pronounced Jemas) is basically marzipan enriched with egg yolk. They are also a little cheaper here. It is a closed…
We made a point of visiting convents while touring Spain to try their sweets. The nuns do the baking and the selling. Here the nuns are not cloistered so you can see what you can order and have a conversation. The treats were yummy - and it was just a quick stop!
Our goal was to find a few convents to enjoy a pastry during our travels. This is the first we have found. The pastries were fresh and very good. The young lady serving us was so pleasant and gave us pointers on what we might be looking for.Don't miss this if you are in the…