Milk Drop Candy: A Simple, Economical, and Delicious Recipe with Just 2 Ingredients!

Hello, everyone! Today I’m going to teach you how to make a super soft and delicious milk drop candy with just two ingredients: milk and sugar. That’s right, only two ingredients! This is an easy, quick, and economical recipe that will surprise everyone. Milk drop candy is a typical Brazilian dessert that brings back childhood memories and pleases all palates. You will love this recipe and won’t want to stop eating this perfect homemade sweet. So, shall we start?


  • 5 ½ cups (44 oz) of milk
  • 2 and 2/3 cups (21 oz) of sugar


  1. Pour the milk into a saucepan.
  2. Add the sugar and mix well until completely dissolved.
  3. Stay close to the saucepan while mixing to avoid spills.
  4. Heat over medium heat until it starts to boil, stirring occasionally.
  5. Once it boils, reduce the heat to medium-low and continue stirring to prevent it from overflowing.
  6. Keep stirring until the milk reduces and starts to thicken.
  7. When the milk reduces and begins to bubble, stir constantly to avoid sticking to the bottom of the pan.
  8. Test for readiness: drop a bit of the candy into cold water; if it forms a ball that doesn’t dissolve, it’s ready.
  9. Remove from heat and continue stirring until the candy loses its shine.
  10. Drop the milk candy onto a surface or into a container and let it cool until it hardens.
  11. Serve and enjoy!

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