Brazilian chocolate truffles

Brazilian Chocolate Truffles Recipe – (Brigadeiro)

Love to make these chocolate truffles once and awhile.. Try this recipe out! It’s easy! The sweet ‘Brigadeiro Brazilian Chocolate’ arrived in Brazil near the end of the century. 

Brigadeiro chocolate truffles or fudge balls were traditionally served on holidays in Brazil, today they are served as desserts or sweet treats on any occasion. Great for birthday parties, kids love them.

Chocolate Truffles Recipe (How To Video)

How To Make These Chocolate Truffles

1. In a medium size saucepan on medium low heat add the butter, condensed milk and cocoa powder and stir with a whisk for about 6 to 8 minutes.

2. Remove from stovetop when the chocolate forms into a thick creamy chocolate batter.

remove chocolate when it becomes creamy

3. Place the chocolate mix in a plate and let cool for an hour, then butter your hands and start forming little balls. Traditional Brigadeiro’s are usually about 1 inch in diameter. 

form balls with your hands

4. Once you have rolled the truffle balls top them in chocolate sprinkles, they also sell different kinds of sprinkles like rainbow sprinkles.. Place them in your desired paper baking cups and you are done! Enjoy.

sprinkle with chocolate

These chocolate truffles make lovely desserts, they can be served as a side next to a piece of cake.. Or place them in the middle of the table while guests or family members are having their coffee or tea.. I always get compliments.

Recipe Ingredients

Cookware Needed For This Recipe
Medium Saucepan
Hand Whisk
Small Paper Baking Cups

Ingredients For This Recipe
Butter (15g)
1 Can Of Sweetened Condensed Milk
1/4 Cup Cocoa Powder
Chocolate Sprinkles

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