“This recipe is super simple. My daughther (12 year old) now makes it and can be used for a multitude of things--cake fillings or toppings or if you need a chocolate fix. Cook up a batch and dig in. The hardest part? Waiting for it to cool down! Your imagination is the only limit to its uses.”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (395 g) can condensed milk
  • 3 -5 tablespoons cocoa powder (depending on how rich you want it to be)


  1. Empty condensed milk into pan; stir in chocolate powder and cook on stove, stirring constantly.
  2. Once it comes to a boil, reduce heat and allow to simmer for 2 minutes. Remove from heat; cool (it thickens slightly on cooling) use as required.
  3. Tip -- The longer you leave it to boil, the thicker it gets. Therefore, using it as icing inside a cake it would need to be a littler thicker than normal. Using it just to eat as a chocolate fix (which most Brazilians do) won't need as much time boiling. This recipe will spice up any old boring cake.
  4. You can also prepare this in the microwave. Place all ingredients into microwave safe bowl and heat, stirring at intervals until you get the desired thickness. Be careful, this tends to rise up the sides of the bowl. To avoid spillage use a large bowl.

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