1amcooks-brigadeiroBrigadeiro is a chocolate fudge ball made of condensed milk, butter, and cocoa powder. It is the most popular and beloved ‘candy’ of Brazil.


  • 1 can of condensed milk
  • 2 tablespoons of powdered chocolate
  • 1 tablespoon of butter
  • 1 cup of chocolate sprinkles
  • Small cupcake liners (optional, if made into small balls)

Step 1: Mix the condensed milk with the powdered chocolate and butter in a pan on low heat. Bring to a bubbling boil. This usually takes 10 minutes.

Step 2: Once boiled, let the mixture cool.

Step 3: Move the contents from the pan to a clean bowl lined with butter. Wait for the mixture to cool.

Step 4: Apply butter to your hands and roll the chocolate into small balls. Roll the Brigadeiros in the chocolate sprinkles and serve them in the cupcake liners.

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