Cloistered Sweets.

Sweets have always been cooked in cloistered convents, which are the basis of the economy of the nuns who still live in these retreats today. In Granada, the two main convents closed to visitors, "Carmelitas Calzadas" and "Comendadoras de Santiago", make typical sweets such as "pestiños" (sugary or honeyed, depending on the convent), "fried donuts", muffins or some other wonder. gastronomic that, with a main base of flour, sugar, eggs, sesame seeds, sweet wine and cinnamon, comes from the nuns' workshops.