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tea-time truffles/rum balls

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Lily Mathews
Diamond Bar, CA

This is one of my favorite treats I've always made for Christmas. My daughter loves it & specifically requests it every year, as this is her "to die for & must have" treat...

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 1 Hr

Ingredients For tea-time truffles/rum balls

  • 5 c
    cake crumbs
  • 1/2 c
    raisins or currants
  • 2 Tbsp
    cocoa powder
  • 4 Tbsp
    warmed & sieved apricot jam
  • 1 Tbsp
    dark rum
  • enough chocolate sprinkles to coat all 15 balls

How To Make tea-time truffles/rum balls

  • 1
    Mix 1st 3 ingredients in a large bowl.
  • 2
    Then add in the jam & rum & mix in well to a stiff paste.
  • 3
    Form into balls, the size you like & immediately roll it in the chocolate rice, before it dries out.
  • 4
    Either chill the truffles or serve immediately.

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