Sunday, October 28, 2012

Brigadeiro With Rainbow Sprinkles

Brigadeiro is a  popular sweet treat in Brazil. Brigadeiro means brigadier in English, according to the history of this food this was made as a tribute to  Brigadier Eduardo Gomes who run for the presidency of the republic. Although it's not certain but it was mentioned that some of his supporters made this sweet to raise money for his campaign (1946-1950) that's why it is called brigadeiro. Have a taste of this delicious Brazilian sweet treat by following the recipe.

1 can condensed milk
3 tablespoons chocolate powder ( any chocolate drink powder can be used)
2 tablespoons butter
rainbow sprinkles

1. In a pan mix the milk, chocolate powder and butter, then cook in a medium heat.
 Keep stirring until the mixture thickens, and it is done when the thickness is like the picture below.
 2. Refrigerate for an hour before forming it into balls, for easier way.

3. After forming it into balls with your hands roll it over in the rainbow sprinkles. Do not forget to put butter or oil in your hands to avoid it from sticking.

4. Enjoy it with your love ones.:-)

This is the original brigadeiro it has a chocolate sprinkles. Visit the link below


  1. Hm, very colorful! I love condensed milk. When I was young, my Mom would use condensed milk, she would give me the empty cans for me to clean them up (if you know what I mean! hehe).

  2. yeah i know what you mean coz i did it too lol are you thinking of licking the finger? or you used a teaspoon? sarapppppp!


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