Below is a list of sweets and desserts found in Brazilian cuisine. Brazilian cuisine has European, African and Amerindian influences.[1] It varies greatly by region, reflecting the country's mix of native and immigrant populations, and its continental size as well. This has created a national cuisine marked by the preservation of regional differences.[2]

Desserts and sweets

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An açaí na tigela, with toppings
An açaí na tigela, with toppings
Bolo de rolo



Manjar blanco (center)
Manjar blanco (center)


Close-up of a chocolate pavê
Close-up of a chocolate pavê



See also


  1. ^ Brittin, Helen (2011). The Food and Culture Around the World Handbook. Boston: Prentice Hall. pp. 20–21. ISBN 9780135074817.
  2. ^ "Way of Life". Encarta. MSN. Archived from the original on 2009-10-29. Retrieved 2008-06-08.
  3. ^ "Açaí, a Global Super Fruit, Is Dinner in the Amazon", The New York Times, February 23, 2010
  4. ^ Tatum, C.M. (2013). Encyclopedia of Latino Culture: From Calaveras to Quinceaneras. Cultures of the American Mosaic. ABC-CLIO. p. 429. ISBN 978-1-4408-0099-3. Retrieved July 5, 2019.
  5. ^ D, T.G.R.P.; Roufs, K.S. (2014). Sweet Treats around the World: An Encyclopedia of Food and Culture: An Encyclopedia of Food and Culture. ABC-CLIO. p. 399. ISBN 978-1-61069-221-2. Retrieved July 5, 2019.
  6. ^ Webb, L.S.; Roten, L.G. (2011). Holidays of the World Cookbook for Students: Updated and Revised. ABC-CLIO. p. 332. ISBN 978-0-313-38393-9. Retrieved July 3, 2019.
  7. ^ Maresch, Gustavo (27 October 2020). "Gastronomia tradicional da Ilha de Santa Catarina: açoriana ou manezinha?". Sistema Catarinense de Comunicações [pt]. Retrieved 6 September 2021.
  8. ^ Parés, L.N. (2013). The Formation of Candomble: Vodun History and Ritual in Brazil. Latin America in translation / en traducción / em tradução. University of North Carolina Press. p. 288. ISBN 978-1-4696-1092-4. Retrieved July 5, 2019.
  9. ^ Web Gastronomica de Enrique Domenech: Manjar Blanco Receta Archived 2009-12-23 at the Portuguese Web Archive, retrieved on 22-04-2007
  10. ^ Charles Gordon Sinclair (1998), International Dictionary of Food & Cooking. Taylor & Francis. ISBN 1-57958-057-2, ISBN 978-1-57958-057-5