Brigadeiros are traditional bite-sized Brazilian treats with a soft, velvety exterior and a fudgy center. Similar to truffles in shape and size, brigadeiros are a sweet staple that’s bound to appear at any celebration in Brazil. These melt-in-your-mouth goodies are also easy to make and come in a variety of flavors and toppings. If you’re looking for a unique yet easy dessert to share with your friends and family, here are five delicious brigadeiro recipes from TikTok.
This traditional brigadeiro recipe requires only four ingredients! Start by combining condensed milk and cocoa powder in a bowl. Next, place the mix on the stove and cook at medium heat. Add some butter and a pinch of salt, and continue to cook the batter, stirring continuously for 20 minutes until the mixture is thick and fudgy. After refrigerating for an hour, take a spoonful of the batter, roll it into a ball, and cover it in chocolate sprinkles before serving.
These pistachio brigadeiros are a “defi-nut” crowd-pleaser. Begin by adding sweetened condensed milk, white chocolate, butter and pistachio paste to a pot on low heat. Next, stir for about 10 minutes until the consistency thickens. Roll the mixture into little balls before covering them with crushed pistachio bits.
Enjoy a fruity infusion of strawberry packed into a bite-sized brigadeiro. This recipe involves dehydrated strawberries crushed into a powder combined with condensed milk and cocoa powder. Once the batter becomes thick and fudgy, cut and mold it into balls. Then coat with more dehydrated strawberry powder.
This recipe puts a spin on traditional churros. First, combine condensed milk, dulce de leche (also known as caramelized milk) and butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Next, stir the ingredients continuously until the mixture comes to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium-low, and mix until the fudge becomes thicker in consistency and darker in color. Transfer the batter to a bowl, and roll it into balls. Next, cover each brigadeiro in cinnamon and sugar. Then top them with a dollop of whipped dulce de leche before serving.
These Oreo brigadeiros are double stuffed with chocolatey goodness! First, take a bowl of Oreo cookies, and remove the cream filling from each one. Then transfer it to another bowl. Next, add condensed milk, the Oreo cream filling and butter to a pan on medium heat and stir until thick. Transfer the batter to a plate greased with butter, and refrigerate for two hours. Once out of the fridge, take a spoonful of the fudge and roll it into a ball before coating it with crushed Oreo cookies.
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