This is recipe is for the Brazilian version of fudge. It’s named after a famous general and was created in the 1920s when imported sweets were unavailable. Brigadeiro is one of the most popular things to serve for children's parties.
To test mixture firmness before rolling, take a small sample and dip it in a glass with cold water. If cooked enough, this sample should hold its shape after cooling down in the water.
Read our Making perfect fudge article to learn a few secret tips and tricks to making perfect fudge every time.
This was really nice, and easy to make. I didn't bother rolling it, just chilled and cut into squares. - 22 Dec 2013