Easy Rum Balls

    10 min

    This easy peasy recipe can be used to make chocolate truffles or rum balls. For chocolate truffles just omit the rum and add vanilla extract instead. You can roll in coconut or a mixture of ground nuts, or cocoa powder.

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    Serves: 20 

    • 125g margarine
    • 125g icing sugar
    • 60g cocoa
    • 175g mixed fruit
    • 60g desiccated coconut
    • 1-3 teaspoons rum (to taste)
    • extra coconut to roll balls in

    Prep:10min  ›  Ready in:10min 

    1. Cream margarine and icing sugar. Add cocoa, mixed fruit, coconut and rum. Mix.
    2. Roll teaspoonfuls of mix in extra coconut and place on greased tray in fridge. Chill before serving.

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    It doesn't work. We followed the recipe and did exactly what it said to do.  -  29 Sep 2014


    My Mum used to make these when I was a kid, they still taste great!  -  19 Jun 2012  (Review from Allrecipes AU | NZ)


    This was super easy and yum!  -  16 Dec 2010  (Review from Allrecipes AU | NZ)