Really Good Rum Balls

Really Good Rum Balls IMAGE Author: Canadian Living Credits: Really Good Rum Balls IMAGE

There are rum ball recipes galore, but none better than this one.

  • Portion size 36 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: December 2004

Ingredients

  • 1 cup icing sugar
  • 1 cup ground almonds
  • 3 oz bittersweet chocolate grated
  • 1/3 cup dark rum
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup chocolate sprinkles

Method

Line trays with waxed paper; set aside.

In large bowl, whisk icing sugar, almonds and bittersweet chocolate. Stir in 1/4 cup (50 mL) of the rum and vanilla until solid moist mass; press together. Chill until firm enough to roll, about 15 minutes.

Roll by rounded teaspoonfuls (5 mL) into balls, moistening and wiping hands with damp cloth as needed. Place on prepared trays.

Pour remaining rum into shallow bowl. Pour chocolate shot (the sprinkles) into separate shallow bowl. Roll balls in rum then in chocolate, pressing lightly to adhere. Let dry on tray, 1 hour. Refrigerate until firm. (Make-ahead: Layer between waxed paper in airtight container and refrigerate or freeze for up to 1 month.)

Nutritional facts <b>Per ball:</b> about

  • Sodium 1 mg
  • Protein 1 g
  • Calories 57.0
  • Total fat 3 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 6 g

%RDI

  • Iron 2.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 1.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 1.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 0.0
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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