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Almond and chocolate brigadeiro is Brazilian dessert that popular on kids birthdays. It's very simple to make and less than 5 ingredients.

Almond and Chocolate Brigadeiro

Course Dessert
Cuisine Brazilian
Keyword almond, brigadeiro, chocolate, dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Cooling Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 40

Ingredients

Almond Brigadeiro

  • 1 can Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • 50 g Sliced Almonds
  • Salt a pinch

Chocolate Brigadeiro

  • 1 can Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • 15 g Cocoa Powder
  • Salt a pinch
  • 75 g Chocolate Sprinkles

Instructions

Almond Brigadeiro

  1. Roast almonds on a pan in a low heat. Stir frequently until golden brown. Put the almonds into plastic bag then crushed it. Set aside. Place on a small bowl.

  2. In a saucepan add butter, sweetened condensed milk, 2 tbsp crushed almonds, and a pinch of salt. Stir occasionally with heat resistant rubber spatula to prevent the bottom from burning.

  3. Cook until the mixture thickened about 10 minutes. Remove from heat.

  4. Immediately pour into a plate or bowl.  Set aside until fully cool for about 30 minutes.

  5. Roll the almond brigadeiro into a small ball (about 1/2 tablespoon). Roll the formed balls into remaining crushed almonds until it is completely coated. Place in the paper candy cup for servings.

Chocolate Brigadeiro

  1. In a saucepan add butter, sweetened condensed milk, cocoa powder and a pinch of salt. Stir occasionally with heat resistant rubber spatula to prevent the bottom from burning. Cook until the mixture thickened.

  2. Immediately pour into a plate or bowl. Set aside until fully cool for about 30 minutes.

  3. Roll the chocolate brigadeiro into a small ball (about 1/2 tablespoon). Roll the formed balls into chocolate sprinkles until it is completely coated. Place in the paper candy cup for servings.

Recipe Notes

Please use non stick pan to cook this recipe.