Brazilian Chocolate Truffles

Brazilian Chocolate Truffles
Brazilian Chocolate Truffles

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Brigadeiros are a must-have at birthday parties and special occasions in Brazil. To make, GOYA® Sweetened Condensed Milk is cooked with coconut milk, butter and cocoa powder, and flavored with vanilla extract. Once chilled and firm, the mixture is formed into balls and rolled in chocolate sprinkles and chopped pistachios. Serve these fudge-like truffles as a sweet indulgence to end brunch, lunch or dinner. They’re addictive! 

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2 tbsp.

GOYA® Unsalted Stick Butter, plus more for greasing bowl

4 oz.

bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped

¼ cup

cocoa powder

1 tsp.

vanilla extract

½ cup

chocolate sprinkles

½ cup

finely chopped toasted pistachios

½ cup

shredded coconut, toasted (optional)


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Step 1

Grease heat-proof bowl with butter; set aside. In heavy-bottomed saucepan set over medium heat, stir together 2 tablespoons butter, coconut milk, sweetened condensed milk, chocolate, cocoa powder and vanilla; bring to simmer. Reduce heat to medium low; cook, stirring constantly, until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth and thick, about 10 minutes.

Step 2

Pour mixture into prepared bowl; cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until cooled completely, about 3 hours or overnight.

Step 3

Using greased tablespoon and with greased hands, roll tablespoonfuls of mixture into 1“ balls. Place on greased, parchment paper–lined baking sheet. Freeze for 15 minutes; roll each ball in chocolate sprinkles, pistachios and/or coconut (if using), as desired Place in mini-muffin paper cups. Refrigerate until serving

Tip by La Cocina Goya

● Refrigerate prepared truffles in airtight container for up to 1 week or freeze for up to 1 month.


● Roll truffles in chopped nut, candy or cookie crumbs of choice.

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