Brigadeiros – Brazilian Chocolate truffles

  • Yield 24 pieces


1 can sweet condensed milk
6 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tablespoon unsalted butter



  1. In a pot melt the butter on low heat
  2. Add the can of sweet condensed milk and stir
  3. Add the cocoa powder
  4. keep on stirring with a wooden spoon until it becomes a paste and stops sticking to the pot
  5. Prior to turning off the heat, make sure the paste you created is tight together and very firm
  6. Let it cool off then put it in the fridge for a couple of hours
  7. Remove from the fridge and start creating nicely formed round balls
  8. Pass them through sugar, cocoa powder, coconut flakes or whatever else you would like



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