Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Cabruca - Banana-Walnut Brigadeiro Truffle - April 15, 2015

Chocolate of the Day:

Cabruca Chocolates
Banana-Walnut Brigadeiro Truffles
Good ++
Weight: 1.5 oz. (42.45 g.) (estimate) in 2 pieces
Calories: 225 calories (estimate) in 2 pieces
Cost: $34.00 for 15-piece assortment box  (includes shipping)
Purchased from: Cabruca Chocolates, online order

Today's Banana-Walnut Brigadeiro Truffles were the last in a series of Brazil-inspired chocolates from Cabruca Chocolates (Winchester, OR).

Juliana Bounds, who grew up in Brazil, created this piece that she described as a: "Dark chocolate with caramelized bananas, cinnamon and walnut-cocoa pralines; Sprinkled with cinnamon sugar."

The walnut and banana flavors were subtle, and the hint of cinnamon created a slight warmth. I feel I have a much better understanding of Brigadeiro chocolates after working my way through this dark chocolate assortment this week. Thank you Juliana!

Today was Day #8 of Chocolate and Brazil Theme Weeks.

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