pink snow balls

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Mike Chetty
from Auckland

These delicious decadent snow balls are cake like treats,coated in pink coconut I'm unsure of the origin's of this Pretty in Pink Treat. They resemble whoopie pies: Snow balls are neither a cookie or a pie. They have a soft cake like texture but can be moulded and shaped like scones.

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 15
prep time 25 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For pink snow balls

  • 125 g
    butter, room temperature
  • 125 ml
    cream
  • 200 g
    jam, any flavor i used raspberry jam
  • 125 g
    castor sugar
  • 625 ml
    self rising flour
  • 5 ml
    red food coloring
  • 1 1/2 c
    desiccated coconut
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 375 ml
    boiling water
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How To Make pink snow balls

  • 1
    sift flour
  • 2
    cream butter and castor sugar
  • 3
    add cream and continue to whisk until soft and fluffy
  • 4
    add flour to cream mixture and knead to make a soft dough
  • 5
    divide dough into 24 balls and then flatten and place onto a cookie sheet or muffin pan
  • 6
    prepare baking pan by applying a spread of melted butter and then sprinkle some flour onto pan shaking off any excess flour
  • 7
    place flattened balls onto baking pan then place into a preheated oven set at 180 degrees centigrade and bake for 15 minutes
  • 8
    meanwhile add boiling water to the jam of your choice and beat together with a whisk, until smooth next add in the vanilla extract and the red food color and mix
  • 9
    remove baked snow balls from oven and allow to cool
  • 10
    add the snowballs in the jam mixture and then sandwich cakes together and roll into the desiccated coconut
  • 11
    place on platter and allow to cool....enjoy
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