Traditional candies in Antigua GuatemalaBack
Antigua Guatemala is famous for the traditional candies made in the city. These delicious sweets offer a different flavor for each season of the year. The taste, color and texture of each candy it’s a delightful experience for any tourist. They are the result of a mixture of native preference with the Spanish one.
While you walk through the city, you´ll find different stores specialized in traditional candies. The most famous candies are the cocadas, sweet potatoes, marzipan, coconut candy, and others. Each kind of sweet is different and unique. They are famous because their delicious flavor and history. Over time, the recipes were passed around. The traditional candy is made from sugar, fruit, milk and honey. Specialists believe these candies reflect the heritage of the Region from the XVI century.
During your next trip to Antigua Guatemala remember to taste any of this traditional candy!