Pink Snow Balls

Mike Chetty


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 vote
25 Min
15 Min


125 g
butter, room temperature
125 ml
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


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

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Appetizers, Cakes
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtag: #Addictive