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Rum Balls
Make delicious, dark, chocolaty truffles yourself Discover punch balls made from cake leftovers and the variety of Christmas rum ball chocolates.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time38 mins
Course: Desserts and Sweets
Cuisine: German Recipes
Keyword: Glutenfreie Rezepte
Servings: 40 Pieces
Calories: 518kcal
Author: Thomas Sixt
Coconut Mass with Chocolate
  • 2-3 tbs brown rum For the children version I use rum aroma!
  • 200-250 g powdered sugar/ iced sugar I like to use a little less sugar.
  • 1 sachet vanilla sugar
  • 1 pc lemon I use the abrasion and the juice.
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 3 tbs starch
  • 200 g soft coconut fat
  • 50 g walnuts I use optionally for binding!
  • 50 g cacao
  • 1-2 EL cacao to roll around with!
  • 1 Pck. vanilla sugar
  • 1-2 EL chocolate flakes
  • Mix the rum, icing sugar, vanilla sugar, lemon grater, lemon juice and salt in a bowl. Dissolve the ingredients, at Christmas time you can add gingerbread spice or cinnamon.
  • Stir in the cornflour, soft coconut fat, grated walnuts and cocoa and chill for 30 minutes.
  • Portion the mixture and form balls, then roll in a mixture of cocoa and vanilla sugar or in chocolate shavings.
You can store the praline mass in the refrigerator for several days and shape it into balls as needed.
I always place the finished pralines in praline cuffs so that they are easier to serve.

5. Calories and Nutritional Values

Nutrition Facts
Rum Balls
Amount Per Serving
Calories 518 Calories from Fat 396
% Daily Value*
Fat 44g68%
Saturated Fat 31g194%
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
Cholesterol 28mg9%
Sodium 350mg15%
Potassium 170mg5%
Carbohydrates 32g11%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 16g18%
Protein 4g8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

6. Further Recommendations

Oat Biscuits
Vanilla Crescents
Coconut Macaroon
Angels Eyes
Shell Splinters
Coconut Balls
Christmas Cookies