We're going to make marrons glacés, which are chestnuts candied in sugar syrup and then glazed with icing sugar. You can find all our recipes here. Ingredients: Plenty of chestnuts1 L of water 200 g sugar Icing sugar Optional: a little rum, cognac or vanilla flavouring for the syrup Preparation: Using a knife, remove the first skin from the chestnuts. Immerse them in boiling water for 3 minutes, then peel off the second skin immediately, without letting them cool. Boil the chestnuts for an additional 20 minutes. Syrup For every litre of water, mix in 200 grams of sugar. To enhance the syrup's aroma, add a touch of rum, cognac, or vanilla flavouring. Bring the mixture to a boil and let it simmer for 5 minutes. Add the chestnuts, then turn off the heat. Allow them to soak overnight. Repeat this process for 6 consecutive days. Glazing Retain the syrup base and incorporate 2 heaped spoonfuls of icing sugar. Individually dip the chestnuts into the glaze, then let them dry for several hours before enjoying. Watch this recipe for marrons glacés on video directly on our streaming platform.