A fantastic recipe for Christmas. These are perfect as a gift as well.


Ingredients (makes 25 rum balls)

  • 250g chocolate biscuits
  • 45ml-60ml Spiced Rum
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • Chocolate flakes or sprinkles

Method

  1. Crush the chocolate ripple biscuits to a powdery consistency, too many lumps won't make a smooth dough.
  2. Splash in 45-60ml of spiced rum, depending on how strong you like the flavour.
  3. Add your shredded coconut and condensed milk. Only enough condensed milk to make the dough soft, so it is ideal to add it in drops. Too much liquid will prevent the balls from holding their shape.
  4. Scoop the mixture with a spoon and roll into the size of a large marble with your hands.
  5. Use a flat plate to roll the balls in the chocolate flakes or sprinkles and then place them on a baking tray lined with paper.
  6. Leave them to set in the fridge. Ideally overnight.

Notes... Spiced or Dark rum will really make these rum balls taste great, as these types of rum have a vanilla twist to them.

  • Beautiful recipe for any occasion and so easy to make.

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  • Love rum balls for sweets on Christmas Day. Thank you for this recipe I am going to give it a go on the weekend in time to practice before Christmas.

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  • I love making these, especially for Christmas. Great finger food that everyone enjoys and you can’t just have one, it’s that kind of food that you keep going back for more…

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  • Look forward to making some of these as gifts, fantastic!

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  • These will go down fast, might have to my eyes out for extra hands in the mix.

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  • Wow these look so fun great for entertaining

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  • Will definitely be trying these out over Christmas!

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  • Beautiful! I don’t remember having used rum. I used to love rum balls when I was younger!

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  • Looking perfect and delicious but was looking for rum substitute?

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  • Did this – but something is missing – the balls were too runny to set.

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  • Could these be made without the rum ? Is their a substitute ???? I’m pregnant and would love to try these minus the rum

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  • yumm, I make something similar but with cake. I tend to put in too much Rum and it’s sort of head clearing but nice but definitely NOT for the kids. lol

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  • Choc ripple biscuits would go so great! Nice idea!

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  • Oh Yum, these look gorgeous! Nice treat.

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  • Adding this recipe to my collection. I’m a lazy cook but these look delish and easy to make.

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