Beijinho

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Beijinho
Beijinho.jpg
Alternative names
Branquinho
Type Confectionery
Place of origin
Brazil
Main ingredients
Grated coconut, condensed milk
Cookbook:Beijinho  Beijinho

Beijinho ("Little kiss" in Portuguese), also known as branquinho ("little white one"), is a typical Brazilian birthday party candy prepared with condensed milk, grated desiccated coconut, rolled over caster sugar or grated coconut and topped with a clove.

Beijinho is the coconut version of the Brazilian brigadeiro. When rolled, it can be covered with granulated sugar or grated coconut. Traditionally a single clove is stuck in the top of the candy.

It is believed[1] that Beijinho was originally called "Nun's kiss" and formerly made with almonds, water and sugar. See also

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.nacozinhadalu.com.br/2011/02/07/voce-conhece-a-historia-do-beijinho/