Chestnuts in Rum

Castanhas com RUM


Large, healthy chestnuts;
500 g of sugar;
2 tablespoons of grated coconut
180 g water


1 – Peel the chestnuts and pour them into boiling water. Boil for 15 minutes, drain them and remove the skin completely, taking care not to make them fall apart.
2 – Then dip the chestnuts in a syrup prepared with 500 g sugar and 180 g water and, when they are soft and well soaked, remove them with a slotted spoon and place them in the jar or glass jars, then cover them with rum.
They can only be tasted after 30 days.

Source: Roteiro Gastronómico