Thursday, November 18, 2010

Rum Balls (Adults Only Version)

Finally, the highly coveted and super secret family recipe has been released...

Best made a month in advance and stored in the freezer until required.

Rum Balls
400g mixed dried fruit
100g glace cherries, chopped
1 cup rum
250g milk arrowroot biscuits
1 cup milk powder
2 tbsp pure cocoa powder
1 cup dessicated coconut (plus extra for rolling in)
1 can sweetened condensed milk (400g)

  1. Preparation should begin a few days in advance. Pour rum over mixed fruit and cherries, cover, and store in refridgerator for at least 2-3 days.
  2. Use a blender or food processor to crumb arrowroot biscuits.
  3. In a large bowl, combine all dry ingredients - biscuit crumbs, cocoa powder, milk powder, and coconut.
  4. Make a well in the centre of dry mix and pour in condensed milk and fruit. Stir well with a wooden spoon until thoroughly combined. Mixture will be reasonably difficult to stir.
  5. Use a teaspoon to measure mix, form into balls and then roll gently in additional coconut to coat.
  6. Place coconut coated balls on plate and then freeze until needed.

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