Brazilian Cocada de Tabuleiro to Celebrate the Olympics

Celebrate the Rio Olympics with a classic Brazilian custard dessert, Cocada de Tabuleiro.

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For foodies, Rio de Janeiro is a paradise of gastronomical experiences. Wonderful restaurants can be found dotted throughout the city, despite many claiming São Paulo is the ultimate culinary city.

Fogo de Chao, a traditional Brazilian Churrascaria started in São Paulo and has now spread across the world with more than 29 locations is where tourists go for the ultimate Brazilian experience.

If you are in Rio for the Olympics, be sure to pop into Fogo de Chao. If you are stuck in NYC or Dallas, you are a lucky-foodie since there are outposts there too.

If you can’t get to any of the locations, try this delicious recipe at home for the ultimate Fogo de Chao experience of the Cocada de Tabuleiro dessert.

Brazilian Cocada de Tabuleiro to Celebrate the Olympics
 
Celebrate the Rio Olympics with a classic Brazilian custard dessert, Cocada de Tabuleiro.
Recipe Type: Dessert
Cuisine: Brazilian
Ingredients
  • 1 spoon of butter
  • 100 ml of coconut milk
  • 2 L of condensed milk
  • 3 eggs
  • ½ kg of grated coconut
  • ½ L of milk
Instructions
  1. Whip all the ingredients in a blender until it became homogeneous
  2. Take to the oven on a hit of 150 degrees for half an hour
  3. Dish up while is still warm with an ice cream ball on top of the cocada.

 

Michelle Tchea

Born and raised with a vegemite sandwich and chopsticks in the other, Michelle gathers her inspiration from artisan bakers, local farmers and talented chefs she meets on her travels. She writes for various international publications, covering food, health and nutrition, as well as luxury travel. Michelle's third book, My Little SoHo Kitchen celebrates her latest residence in SoHo, New York http://www.amazon.com/Little-SoHo-Kitchen-Michelle-Tchea/dp/981440862X

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