Rum Balls

These lightly-spiked spheres will surely give any meal a special ending.

November 2011 (web-exclusive) | By Elaine P. Lim
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November 2011 (web-exclusive)

These lightly-spiked spheres will surely give any meal a special ending.

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Serves 2  Prep Time 15 minutes + 50 minutes chilling time  Cooking Time 5 minutes

1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
1/8 cup all-purpose cream
1 tablespoon butter
1/2 plus 2 tablespoons chocolate cake crumbs
1  1/2 to 2 teaspoons dark rum
1/4 cup chocolate sprinkles

1  Mix cream and butter in a pan over low heat until butter is melted.

2  Pour mixture over the chocolate chips placed in a medium bowl. Stir until chocolate melts and mixture is smooth.

3  Stir in cake crumbs. Refrigerate for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until firm enough to handle.

4  Roll heaped tablespoons of mixture into balls.

5  Roll each one in chocolate sprinkles until completely covered. Place on a lined plate.

6  Refrigerate for 20 to 30 minutes, or until firm. Serve in mini paper cups.


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