9 Typical Junina Party Foods

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Yes, we are already in June, São João time! And for you looking to find Typical Junina Festa Foods and celebrate this long-awaited date in the best possible way, this is the ideal place.

In this text, we have separated some recipes that will allow you to celebrate the June festival at home or on the street, inviting your family and guests to try typical recipes for this time of year.

All the recipes that we have brought here are very practical and simple to make, allowing even people who are not used to cooking to venture out and have good results in delicacies.

So, if you like this time of year and are looking for Typical Junina Festa Foods, this is the ideal place! So, keep reading and check out how to do it!

Corn cake

Corn cake - Festa Junina Foods

Corn cake is that type of dish that, in addition to being super traditional, is very delicious and adorable, as it always reminds us of childhood memories, in the moments when our grandmothers prepared for us to have breakfast.

It is very likely that in your home the corn cake is also loved by everyone, and this is totally normal. In addition to the taste, the corn cake is also very simple to make, and therefore, it has a special place in the preference of Brazilians.

In times of Festa Junina Foods, it is even more common and goes very well with the celebration.


  • 3 Whole Eggs
  • 1 can of green corn
  • 1 can of milk (the same size as the can of corn)
  • 1 can of sugar (same measure as the can of corn)
  • 1/2 can of oil
  • 2 tablespoons of butter
  • 1 can of cornmeal or cornmeal (same size as the can of corn)

See preparation method here: Corn cake

Love Apple

Apple of Love - Festa Junina Foods

Undoubtedly, the apple of love is one of the most traditional delicacies of the time of São João and is very dear in the June parties.

In addition to being super delicious and inviting, it is a big hit with the kids. 

And a very interesting attraction of the love apple is that it is an incredibly simple recipe, taking very few ingredients and with a super basic method of making that all types of people can be making without any problems.

It's a great option that can't be missed in your Festa Junina Foods.


  • 12 apples (small/medium) washed and dried
  • 12 toothpicks Popsicle
  • 1 kg of sugar
  • 500 ml of water
  • 1 tablespoon of vinegar
  • Red dye (powder or liquid)

See preparation method here: Love Apple


Simple hominy - Festa Junina Foods

The hominy is also among the most popular recipes to be made on festive dates of the year, especially in the coldest times, as is the case of Comidas de Festa Junina.

The recipe also reminds us a lot of childhood, it's that typical case of a grandmother's recipe. And whether during the June festival or even at other times of the year, hominy is an amazing, delicious and practical recipe to make.


  • 500 g of white hominy
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 glass of coconut milk
  • 50 g of desiccated and sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 liter of milk
  • 8 tablespoons of sugar
  • Powdered cinnamon to taste

See preparation method here: Hominy


Homemade Paçoca - Festa Junina Foods

Paçoca is that classic example of a recipe that has a childhood taste. In addition, it is also used as a complement to several other recipes, not to mention the speed and practicality that its preparation has.

Paçoca is a sweet that is not only amazing in times of São João and in Festa Junina Foods, but also on any other occasion, such as meetings with friends, birthday parties and among others.

So, if you're looking for a Festa Junina Food recipe that everyone likes and that's relatively easy to make, go for paçoca, you won't regret it.


  • 500 g de roasted peanuts and ground with skin
  • 1 packet of cornstarch cookies
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk

See preparation method here: well

Sweet tamale

Sweet pamonha - Festa Junina Foods

Sweet pamonha is a different version of the traditional way of delicacy, but it is still an amazing recipe that goes very well with the months of São João and Festa Junina foods.

The recipe is super simple to make, doesn't take hard-to-find ingredients and has a very quick and practical preparation. That way, even those people who are not used to cooking will be able to make this wonder without any problems.


  • 12 (twelve) ears of green corn
  • 1 (one) glass of water
  • 2 (two) cups of sugar
  • 1 (one) cup of grated coconut till
  • 1 (one) pinch of salt
  • straws for packaging

See preparation method here: Sweet tamale

Hominy With Peanuts

Canjica with peanuts - Festa Junina Foods

The hominy with peanuts is a super delicious and traditional delicacy like Festa Junina and julinas, however, it is possible to make this wonder at any time of the year and taste such flavor.

The hominy matches even more on those colder days or rainy days. The delicacy fits like a glove and there's no way not to like it.

With this recipe you really can't go wrong. You can do it without fear of making mistakes, because everyone at your June party will like it.


  • 250 g of corn for hominy
  • 2 l of water
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 glass of coconut milk
  • 2 cups of regular milk
  • 10 cloves from India
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • 250 g roasted and coarsely ground peanuts
  • Cinnamon powder for sprinkling

See preparation method here: Hominy With Peanuts

Cassava cake

Cassava cake - Festa Junina Foods

The cassava cake is that typical joker delicacy, which goes well in different situations. You can make it for your afternoon coffee, in the morning, at a birthday party, and especially for Festa Junina Foods.

In rainy and colder times, the cassava cake is even better, especially when combined with a very fresh black coffee.

Its method of preparation is also very basic and its ingredients are accessible, so you may already have all the items at home and, even if you need to go to the supermarket to buy them, you won't have to spend a lot to get them.

At your June party, the cassava cake will be a super hit, you can be sure.


  • 1,5 kg of grated cassava
  • 3 Whole Eggs
  • 3 cups (tea) of milk
  • 3 cups (tea) of sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of margarine or butter
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 small grated coconut or 1 packet of 100 g grated coconut
  • 6 drops of vanilla

See preparation method here: Cassava cake

sweet caramel popcorn

Sweet Candy Popcorn - Festa Junina Foods

Sweet caramel popcorn is a kind of delicious treat that kids usually love.

It is probably the simplest Festa Junina Food recipe on this list, with very few and simple ingredients and a more than easy method of preparation.

Despite matching very well with Saint John's celebrations, sweet caramel popcorn is also great for birthday parties or even that movie session at home.

In less than 10 minutes you can prepare sweet popcorn and be absolutely sure that it will be a huge success at your June party.


  • 4 tablespoons of corn for popcorn
  • 4 tablespoons of sugar
  • 4 tablespoons of oil
  • 4 tablespoons of water

See preparation method here: sweet caramel popcorn

Sweet rice

Sweet rice - Festa Junina Foods

Sweet rice is a very tasty and famous dessert in Brazilian cuisine. You probably also have an affective memory with this dish, which is customarily prepared by our grandmothers when we are children.

Best of all, rice pudding has incredible ease and simplicity, allowing anyone to make it without great difficulty.

In Festa Junina Foods, sweet rice guarantees space and is much appreciated, even more so that at this time of year the temperature is usually very low.

In addition to the taste and practicality, sweet rice is a great way to absorb some vitamins and minerals that are essential for our health, such as vitamin E, Vitamin B1 and magnesium.


  • 1 cup white or Japanese rice (it's better)
  • 3 cups of water
  • 1 liter of milk
  • 1 can of condensed milk
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • Powdered cinnamon to taste

See preparation method here: Sweet rice

Festa Junina Foods – Other Recipes

Anyway, these were the June party foods for you to make at home or at your party. Choose the ones that best match your profile, your guests and your family and put them into practice.

Now that you have learned recipes for Festa Junina Foods, how about getting to know other very tasty and practical recipes that we have here on the blog My Recipes? We have many options for Barbecue, e drinks to make your party more delicious and special.