Hazelnut Brazilian Brigadeiro

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Brazilian Brigadeiro is a traditional chocolate truffle from Brazil, this recipe adds creamy hazelnut spread and is rolled in crushed hazelnuts.

Hazelnut Brazilian Brigadeiro

As many of you are probably aware, the World Cup begins in Brazil in just two weeks!

To prepare for the event, I made a traditional Brazilian treat with my own little twist!

Brazilian Chocolate Truffles

The Brazilian Brigadeiro is a chocolate bonbon or truffle that is typically coated in nuts, candies or sprinkles.

I added a little hazelnut spread to the traditional recipe, then coated the truffles in chopped hazelnuts to make a delicious chocolate hazelnut treat, perfect for enjoying while watching the World Cup!

Brazilian Brigadeiro Ingredients

Hazelnut Brazilian Brigadeiro Ingredients

  • 5 tbsp unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp hazelnut spread
  • 14 oz can sweetened condensed milk
  • ½ cup hazelnuts (chopped)

Hazelnut Brazilian Brigadeiro Instructions

Add the cocoa, butter, hazelnut spread and sweetened condensed milk to a medium saucepan over medium heat.

Brazilian Brigadeiro Recipe

Mix together and continue stirring for 10 minutes.

Brazilian Brigadeiro Recipe

Remove from the heat and set aside.

Allow to cool and thicken for 20 minutes.

Use a small spoon to scoop out the chocolate.  Butter the palms of your hands and roll the chocolate into app. quarter sized balls.

Roll the balls in the chopped hazelnuts.

Hazelnut Chocolate Truffles

So simple and so tasty! This Brazilian treat will definitely give your soccer friends (or any friends for that matter!) something to cheer about!

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Hazelnut Brazilian Brigadeiro

Brazilian Brigadeiro is a traditional chocolate truffle from Brazil, this recipe adds creamy hazelnut spread and is rolled in crushed hazelnuts.

Course Dessert
Cuisine Brazilian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cooling Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 12 Brazilian Brigadeiro
Calories 167 kcal

Ingredients

  • 5 tbsp unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp hazelnut spread
  • 14 oz can sweetened condensed milk
  • ½ cup hazelnuts chopped

Instructions

  1. Add the cocoa, butter, hazelnut spread and sweetened condensed milk to a medium saucepan over medium heat.

  2. Mix together and continue stirring for 10 minutes.
  3. Remove from the heat and set aside.
  4. Allow to cool and thicken for 20 minutes.
  5. Use a small spoon to scoop out the chocolate.
  6. Butter the palms of your hands and roll the chocolate into app. quarter sized balls.
  7. Roll the balls in the chopped hazelnuts.