The Brigadeiro is a Brazilian chocolate bonbon, created in the 1940s. It's a very popular candy in Brazil and Portugal and it is usually served at birthday parties. Its made by mixing sweetened condensed milk, butter and chocolate powder together., heated in a pan on the stove or in a microwave oven to obtain a smooth, sticky texture. It is usually rolled into balls and covered with chocolate sprinkles. It can also be eaten unrolled, with a spoon or used as a topping or filling for desserts.