Gridskipper Brazil: Brigadeiros are a sweet Brazillian delicacy that promise to melt in your mouth faster than a drunk Carnival date.
These sweets made with condensed milk and chocolate belong to that marvelous category of Brazilian "docinhos." ... They were named after Brigadeiro Eduardo Gomes, a very famous Air Force commander from the forties. A considerable number of Brazilian desserts are named after a famous personality.