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Weed Brigadeiros

Difficulty: Easy








Equipment & Ingredients

  • Equipment
  • mixing bowl
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • saucepan
  • Ingredients
  • 14 oz can - sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup chocolate sprinkles or more if you like.


  • Add the condensed milk, the cannabis butter, and the cocoa powder to a medium saucepan and stir.
  • Cook over medium heat, for approximately 10 minutes, stirring repeatedly and scraping the sides and the bottom of the pan with a spatula to avoid burning.
  • The brigadeiro is ready when you scrape the bottom of the pan, and the brigadeiro takes 2-3 seconds to come back to its place, or when the mixture reaches 205F-208F – You can use a candy thermometer, or just a regular food thermometer to check.
  • Pour the hot brigadeiro into a dish or a plate, and let it cool – about 2 hours.Meanwhile, pour sprinkles in a deep plate or bowl.When the brigadeiro is cooled, butter your hands, and scoop 1/2 Tbsp to Tbsp portions and roll little balls.Roll the little balls in the sprinkles.


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This Weed Brigadeiros recipe is so easy to make and so worth knowing!

All you need are just a few simple ingredients, and this Brazilian dessert will be ready in no time to satisfy all your sweet cravings!


We’re using cannabis butter in these fudgy little balls, so you know what time it is!

What Ingredients Will I Need?

Brigadeiros are so simple but pack so much flavour! They’re bite-sized little pieces of heaven made in minutes.

You’ll need the following:

  • cannabis butter
  • sweetened condensed milk
  • cocoa powder (the good stuff)
  • chocolate sprinkles (milk or dark chocolate)

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  1. Easy – with just a few simple ingredients, you’ll have these delicious little chocolate-infused weed desserts in minutes.
  2. Decadent – just because something is simple, doesn’t mean it’s not going to taste great! It’s a great treat, and an even better gift for your 420-friendly buds.
  3. Sweet yet savoury – they’re the perfect combo of sweet and savoury – not too sweet and not too savoury.

Weed Brigadeiros

So what does the word ‘Brigadeiros’ mean? The Brigadeiro got it’s name from a past Brazillian politician. From what we know, it was his favourite sweet treat, and so it began.

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