THESE COLORFUL CANDIES ARE DELICIOUS

These colorful candies are delicious and perfect for brightening up any party or special occasion. With vibrant layers of strawberry, pineapple, lemon, and grape, they combine flavor and fun in every bite. Easy to make and irresistible, these brigadeiro candies are an excellent choice for both children and adults. Get ready to delight everyone with this simple and tasty recipe!

Ingredients

Strawberry Layer

  • 1/2 can sweetened condensed milk (7 oz)
  • 1/2 box heavy cream (3.5 oz)
  • 1/2 tablespoon butter (0.25 oz)
  • 1 package strawberry-flavored gelatin powder (1.23 oz)

Pineapple Layer

  • 1/2 can sweetened condensed milk (7 oz)
  • 1/2 box heavy cream (3.5 oz)
  • 1/2 tablespoon butter (0.25 oz)
  • 1 package pineapple-flavored gelatin powder (1.23 oz)

Lemon Layer

  • 1/2 can sweetened condensed milk (7 oz)
  • 1/2 box heavy cream (3.5 oz)
  • 1/2 tablespoon butter (0.25 oz)
  • 1 package lemon-flavored gelatin powder (1.23 oz)

Grape Layer

  • 1/2 can sweetened condensed milk (7 oz)
  • 1/2 box heavy cream (3.5 oz)
  • 1/2 tablespoon butter (0.25 oz)
  • 1 package grape-flavored gelatin powder (1.23 oz)

For Coating

  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar (3.5 oz)

Instructions

Strawberry Layer:

  1. In a saucepan, mix 1/2 can sweetened condensed milk, 1/2 box heavy cream, 1/2 tablespoon butter, and 1 package strawberry-flavored gelatin powder.
  2. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly until it reaches the brigadeiro point (when it starts to pull away from the bottom of the pan).
  3. Pour the mixture into a 7×7 inch mold lined with plastic wrap and smooth it out.
  4. Refrigerate for 10 minutes.

Pineapple Layer:

  1. Repeat the process with 1/2 can sweetened condensed milk, 1/2 box heavy cream, 1/2 tablespoon butter, and 1 package pineapple-flavored gelatin powder.
  2. Pour over the firm strawberry layer and smooth it out.
  3. Refrigerate for another 10 minutes.

Lemon Layer:

  1. Repeat the process with 1/2 can sweetened condensed milk, 1/2 box heavy cream, 1/2 tablespoon butter, and 1 package lemon-flavored gelatin powder.
  2. Pour over the firm pineapple layer and smooth it out.
  3. Refrigerate for another 10 minutes.

Grape Layer:

  1. Repeat the process with 1/2 can sweetened condensed milk, 1/2 box heavy cream, 1/2 tablespoon butter, and 1 package grape-flavored gelatin powder.
  2. Pour over the firm lemon layer and smooth it out.
  3. Refrigerate for another 10 minutes.

Cutting and Finishing:

  1. Remove the mold from the refrigerator and use the plastic wrap to unmold the mixture.
  2. Cut into small squares, cleaning the knife blade after each cut to make it easier.
  3. Roll each square in granulated sugar to finish.

Notes

  • Store the candies in a cool place for up to 7 days.
  • Yield: approximately 60 candies, each weighing about 17-18g (0.6 oz).

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