Tea-Time Truffles/Rum Balls

Tea-time Truffles/rum Balls Recipe

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Lily Mathews


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...

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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


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

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About Tea-Time Truffles/Rum Balls

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy