Monday, December 10, 2012

Choc-Coconut Christmas Balls


These small truffle-like treats are made from only 5 ingredients and make a great edible gift, or dessert option for your Christmas party.

Ingredients:

  • 250g packet plain sweet biscuits
  • 180g block dark chocolate, chopped
  • 395g can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 1/2 cups desiccated coconut
  • 100g packet red glace cherries, chopped
Method:

Step 1:
Line a large tray with baking paper. 

Process biscuits until mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. 
Transfer to a bowl.

Step 2:
Place chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl. 
Microwave on medium-high (75%) for 1 to 2 minutes, stirring with a metal spoon every 30 seconds, or until smooth.

Step 3:
Add chocolate, condensed milk, 1/2 cup coconut and cherries to biscuit. 
Mix to combine. 
Place remaining coconut in a bowl. 
Using damp hands, roll 1 level tablespoon mixture into a ball. 
Toss in coconut to coat. 
Place on prepared tray. 
Repeat with remaining mixture and coconut. 
Serve.

Recipe featured in Super Food Ideas/Taste.com.au, recipe by Kim Coverdale.

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