Got a sweet tooth? No-go on the gluten? The recipe below is an easy AND delicious way to connect with another culture.
I had a craving for Brazil the other day so I whipped up some brigadeiro, the Brazilian national candy. I love making recipes I learned in other countries; in only a matter of minutes I can revisit those places whenever I want.
And the best part of all – brigadeiros are totally safe for celiacs like me!
Brigadeiros happen to be super simple to make. And look at these ingredients! You can not go wrong – unless you are severely lactose intolerant.
1 can sweetened condensed milk
1 generous tablespoon butter
3 tablespoons cocoa
Sprinkles / granulated sugar / chopped nuts / shredded coconut (any topping really!)
-Mix the first three ingredients over a low flame.
-Stirring continuously, bring to a boil. Continue stirring until the mixture is thick enough to see the bottom of the pan while stirring.
-Pour the mixture into a separate bowl and wait for it to cool completely. (as in completely!)
-Grease your hands with butter, and taking 1 teaspoon – 1 tablespoon at a time, roll mixture into balls.
-Roll balls in your topping of choice!
-Try not to eat too much at once!
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