Fabergé-Inspired Easter Egg with Zabaglione Brigadeiros

For this post I was inspired by the Fabergé Eggs. On the Easter of 1885, the Czar Alexander III ordered to a young jeweler, Peter Fabergé, an exceptional gift for his wife, Czarina Fedorovna. Fabergé created a jewel-shaped egg. As a surprise, he put inside the egg a golden yolk; within the yolk was a golden hen; and concealed within the hen was a diamond miniature of the royal crown and a tiny ruby egg.

My Faberge-inspired Easter egg is made with white chocolate and embellished with sugar flowers e ribbons, which were painted with gold luster dust. As a surprise, I filled it with zabaglione brigadeiros. Zabaglione is an Italian dessert made by whisking together some sweet wine, egg yolks and sugar. To prepare my brigadeiro version, I used Moscato d'Asti, egg yolks and sweetened condensed milk.

Zabaglione Brigadeiros

1 can sweetened condensed milk
4 egg yolks
50 ml heavy cream
60ml Moscato d'Asti
1 Tb butter

Place condensed milk, heavy cream and egg yolks in a saucepan. Stir until combine all ingredients. 
Add the butter and bring the mixture over low heat, stirring it constantly with a fouet until it begins to loosen the bottom of the pan.
Remove from heat and continue stirring the mixture until the temperature drops a little.
Add the wine. Mix everything well.
Transfer brigadeiro to a platter or baking sheet lightly greased with butter to cool.
  Make little balls and decorate with fine grated chocolate or chocolate sprinkles.

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  1. Exquisitely beautiful! Do you make these things for yourself, or are they commissioned?

  2. Thank you Erica! I'm not commissioned. I'm still learning the techniques by myself.

  3. Que lindeza!!!! Parabéns! Beijos, Luisa

  4. As always... your work is beyond gorgeous Luciana! Very pretty!

  5. Are you serious?? This is unbelievable!!! You're amazing, Luciana. :)

  6. Luciana you are a true artist. This is absolutely incredible!!!

  7. Luuuu, que obra de arte amiga e ainda por cima eh comestivel!!! Nossa, nao acreditei quando vi!! Arrebentou!!!

  8. ...e esses brigadeiros?? Devem ficar divinos!!! Vou fazer para experimentar!!!



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