Brazilian Brigadeiros(Fudge Balls)#Eattheworld

This Brigadeiro recipe is so easy to make they are fudgy and melt in the mouth! All you need are just few simple ingredients and this Brazilian candy goodness will be ready in few minutes to satisfy all your sweet cravings!
Medium Size 16-18
1 (14-ounce) Can Sweetened Condensed Milk
¼ Cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
1/2 Cup Milk
2 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter
1 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract
Chocolate Vermicelli or Chocolate Sprinkles

Whisk the milk and cocoa powder together until obtaining a homogeneous mixture (without lumps of cocoa powder). Then, add in the condensed milk stir in the butter.
Cook in a medium non-stick saucepan over medium low flame, stirring constantly, until the mixture thickens and starts to peel away or show the bottom of the pan when you scrape it with your wood spoon (about 15 to 20 minutes). 
The chocolate fudge mixture should be thick enough to show you the bottom of the pan for a couple of seconds before the mixture levels out again. Grease you hands with a little butter then touch it if it still sticks to you hand it's not yet ready. When nearly done switch off the flame, add the essence with the heat of stove and pan keep stirring for another 4 to 5 minutes scrapping all the sides.
Remove this on to a greased plate. Let cool to room temperature before starting to roll them into balls with greased hands. Use a tablespoon as measurement.  
Then dredge gently in the chocolate vermicelli until totally covered, place into paper cups.
These fudgy Brazilian treats are perfect for special occasions or for gifting!

My Notes
These chocolate fudge balls can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 days. The mixture can be also stored, covered well, in the refrigerator for up to 4 days, brought to room temperature, and rolled into balls. 
Labels: Chocolate, Condensed Milk, Cocoa powder, Brazil, Eat the World, Festival Sweets

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Amy’s Cooking Adventures: Brigadeiro (Brazilian Fudge Balls)

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Mahalabia, also known as Mahalabi or Muhellabia , is a Middle Eastern dessert / pudding / custard made with milk, sweetened and flavored with rose or orange blossom water. Delcious and you will love it and takes just 10 minutes from start to finish. So easy and quick. While the dessert is called Muhallebi in Turkey and Iraq, the Egyptian variant is called Mahalabia.

Serves Two 

250 ML Full Cream Milk
50 Grams Sugar
2 Tablespoon Water
1 Tablespoon Level Corn Flour
100 ML Fresh Cream
1 Tablespoon Level Rose Water
Pistachios for garnishing as required

Combine milk and sugar together in a saucepan; bring to a boil, let it boil till sugar dissolves.
Mix water and corn flour together in a bowl until smooth; stir into boiling milk. Cook milk mixture over medium heat until thickened to the consistency of a thick pudding, for 2 -3 minutes, add the rose water and give it a quick stir.. Remove saucepan from heat and add the fresh cream mix it well and keep stirring it till it cools / comes to room temperature or else a scum will form on the top. Pour into into two pudding glasses garnish with silvered pistachios. Refrigerate the pudding to chill. 
Serve this pudding chilled. Yum and delicious. 
Labels: Sweets & Desserts, Pudding, No Bake Desserts, Milk, Corn Flour, Fresh Cream, Middle Eastern, Glass Verrines, Vegetarian, Egypt  
We are sharing Egyptian recipes for this week's Sunday Funday.

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Halloween Chicken Worms Nuggets#SundayFunday

A crisp, crunchy Halloween Chicken Worms Nuggets are kids staple. They will love these and make perfect fun Halloween party snacks.

For The Chicken Marination
250 Grams Chicken - cut into cubes
½ Teaspoon Level Tandoori Masala
½ Teaspoon Level Red chilly powder
½ Tablespoon Lemon Juice
½ Teaspoon Level Salt or to taste
1 Egg 
2 Tablespoons Heaped Corn Flour
For The Coating
2 Packets Instant Noodles Oil for frying

Boil the noodles along with masala packet that's inside and cook them just 50% or take just one boil. Immediately drain the noodles. Keep aside to cool.

Add the corn flour and mix well so that the noodles are coated.
Cut chicken into cubes. Add all ingredients in a bowl. Marinate this for 30 minutes.
Take a piece of chicken and roll in noodles. Then press nicely with hands. Refrigerate them till ready to fry. Heat oil in deep frying pan. Fry them in hot oil till golden.
Halloween Chicken Worm Nuggets a are ready. 

Labels: Halloween, Chicken, Nuggets, Instant Noodles, Party pleasers, Deep Fried, Kids delight, Sunday Funday

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Date & Walnut Rolls#SundayFunday

Dates are sweet, dried fruit. Soft buttery rolls stuffed with dates and nuts make a wonderful sweet. This recipe for date roll cookies are quick and easy to make and they have good flavor and texture.
These are actually eggless cookies except for the egg wash which can be avoided if you don't want to use eggs.

200 Grams All Purpose Flour
75 Grams Clarified Butter
60 Grams Powdered Sugar
½ Teaspoon Vanilla Essence
3 -4 Tablespoons Chilled Water or as required
For The Filling
200 Grams Seedless Dates _ minced
50 Grams Walnuts - finely chopped

For The Filling 
Mix the dates and walnuts together and make a nice roll keep aside.
For The Dough 
Rub clarified butter into flour till it resembles bread crumbs. Add the powdered sugar and essence mix it well into the flour. Now add chilled water just enough bring it into a dough. Do not knead the dough. The dough will be soft and crumbly. Cling wrap it and refrigerate for 30 minutes. 
Then take the dough and lightly knead it and roll out into ¼ inch thick chapatti.  
Put one strip of walnut and date in and roll (only once or else the covering will get to thick and it will not cook). 
Apply water to seal the edge.
Cut the roll and press the edges lightly to seal it. Like wise make the other roll also. 
Cut into 2 inch squares. 
Place on a well greased baking tray leaving sufficient space between each.
Bake in a pre heated oven bake at 180°C, for 12 to 15 minutes. 
The bottom of the roll should be light golden. Cool completely before storing in airtight containers.
Labels: Cookies, Festival Sweets, Dates, Walnuts, Eggless, Sunday Funday, Christmas Sweet, East Indian, Baked, Vegan, Healthy
Easy Rabdi with Evaporated milk from Cook with Renu
Date & Walnut Rolls from Sneha’s Recipe
Gobi Manchurian from Palatable Pastime

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Whiskey Sour Mocktail#SundayFunday

This non-alcoholic take on a whiskey sour, made with Assam leaf tea for a bourbon-like flavor. It’s so refreshing and a perfect non-alcoholic alternative for a cocktail.

This whiskey sour mocktail has all the refreshing flavors of the traditional cocktail but without any alcohol! The combination of tart lemon has a delicious flavor profile that can be enjoyed at any time of day. Thanks to non-alcoholic whiskey, this mocktail is about as close as you can get to the real thing!
Serves One

25Ml Lemon Juice
½ Egg White
¾ Tablespoons sugar syrup, or to taste
Ice Cubes
1 Lemon Slice or Orange Slice to serve
For the infusion
½ Teaspoon Assam Tea Leaves
¼ Teaspoon Vanilla Extract - optional

First, make the infusion. Tip the tea leaves into a heatproof teapot or jug and pour over 150ml boiled water from the kettle. Immediately strain through a fine mesh sieve into a second heatproof jug, discarding the tea leaves, so the tea doesn’t become too strong. Add the vanilla ( I did not add this) and leave to cool.

Pour 150ml of the cooled tea infusion into a cocktail shaker, then add the lemon juice, egg white, sugar syrup ( I did not add and it tasted just as good) and a handful of ice. Shake until the outside of the shaker feels very cold. 
Strain the mocktail into an ice-filled tumbler, then garnish with a slice of lemon or a orange slice, to serve in the style of a classic whiskey sour.

My Notes 
I did not add any sugar syrup and it tasted just as good. Loved this drink.  
Labels: Mocktail, International Cuisine, Halloween, Tea, Lemon Juice, Egg Whites, Sunday Funday, Juices, Serves One
For Sunday Funday our theme is Halloween Drinks & Cocktails  
Satan's Whiskers from Karen’s Kitchen Stories
Whiskey Sour Mocktail from Sneha’s Recipe
Dark and Stormy Cocktail from A Day in the Life on the Farm
Reincarnation Instant Breakfast from Palatable Pastime
Jeepers Creepers Martini from Culinary Cam
DIY Starbucks Pumpkin Sauce and Pumpkin Spice Latte from Amy's Cooking Adventures

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