Prep:  20 minutes + 40 minutes setting time
Makes:  16 rum balls
Average: 3.8 (30 votes)
Recipe by: Copha
These rum balls are the perfect bite-sized delicacy, coated in coconut sprinkles, cocoa or nuts! Just melt and mix, no baking required!
Credit: Tami McAdam

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Rum balls
  1. In a large microwave safe bowl melt together the Copha & chocolate on medium power for 1 1/2 minutes, stirring occasionally until mixture is smooth
  2. Fold the cake crumbs, almonds and rum into the chocolate mixture. Allow to cool
  3. Shape the mixture into 16 walnut sized balls and place the rum balls onto a tray lined with baking paper. Refrigerate until firm
  4. Melt the remaining Copha and chocolate together until smooth
  5. Place a bamboo stick into the centre of each rum ball and dip into the chocolate mixture. Roll the rum ball into the chosen coating and allow to set
  6. Repeat with remaining balls. Serve as required
Tips & Hints:
  • Dark, milk or white chocolate may be used as a coating for Rum Balls
  • Fruit cake crumbs may also be used in place of cake crumbs
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Rum balls
Lisa Edgar
3 years 7 months ago
Is there a substitute for ground almonds as we have a peanut allergy person here at Christmas