Sweet Kiss Brigadeiro
In Brazil, brigadeiros — sprinkle-covered, bite-sized chocolate morsels — are a delectable staple of local shops and gatherings alike. But until mother-daughter duo Jessica and Regina Antunes opened Sweet Kiss Brigadeiro (sweetkissbrigadeiro.com or purchase at The Emporium Brazil, 14000 W. 135th St., Olathe, Kan.)
in 2015, no Kansas City businesses were dedicated to selling the candies.
Jessica Antunes’ family brigadeiro recipes have been part of her life for as long as she can remember. “Most people look at them like, ‘Okay what is this? Is it a truffle? Is it a bon bon?’ And, once they try it, it’s just gone.”
Sweet Kiss’ brigadeiros come in flavors like creme brulee and churro — plus American seasonal flavors like pumpkin spice and gingerbread.