The almond sweet which originated from the almond tree gardens, having existed in the palace is quite famous with its flavour. According to historical sources there existed numerous almond tree gardens in Edirne and they are said to have been an integral part of the natural beauty of the city. Even nowadays there is a quarter of the town bearing the name of Bademcik (the place with almonds).
The almond sweet has taken its place in the economy and social life in Edirne and is one of the souvenires, attracting most tourist attention.
It is prepared by steamed, dried and rinsed almonds, which after that are boiled with sugar in order to obtain the unbelievable flavour of the almond sweet.