My Mum's Rum Balls

    25 mins

    We always had rum balls at Christmas and Easter when I was a kid. Now I use them as an easy, bite-size traditional addition to Christmas Day but with the no-cook advantage. They're quick to make and the adults get all nostalgic while the kids wolf them down.

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    Serves: 6 

    • 450g of maderia cake crumbs
    • 400g of condensed milk
    • 1 cup of dessicated coconut
    • ½ cup of cocoa powder
    • 1-2 tablespoons of rum
    • Extra dessicated coconut for decoration

    Prep:5min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:25min 

    1. Crumble the cake in a food processor and place the crumbs in a large bowl with all ingredients. Mix together. Start with one tablespoon of rum and add more to help it bind.
    2. Shape mixture into small walnut-sized balls.
    3. Roll the balls in dessicated coconut and place on large plate in the fridge. Chill till firm and keep refrigerated in a closed container once firm.

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