Almond Rum Balls

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Almond Rum Balls

Rum Balls are a popular holiday tradition for many families, especially around the holidays. We made a gluten-free version that can easily be made vegan buy using dairy free chocolate. These are great because you can change up the flavour by using other extracts like mint or coffee flavouring instead of traditional vanilla extract - or make them more elegant by rolling them in finely ground pistachios or crushed amaretti cookies.

Servings: 8

Keywords: Rum Ball, Dessert, No Bake, Chocolate, Almond Flour

  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 0 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

Ingredients

  • 1 cup icing sugar
  • 1 cup finely milled Piccola Cucina Almond Flour
  • 6 tablespoons grated bittersweet chocolate (can substitute for chocolate chips ground in food processor)
  • 6 tablespoons dark rum (amber or spiced works too)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (mint or coffee work great as well)
  • Pinch of salt
  • Toppings - optional (sprinkles, cocoa powder, ground chocolate, crushed amaretti, finely ground pistachios)

Instructions

  1. In large bowl, whisk icing sugar, almonds, salt and bittersweet chocolate.
  2. Stir in rum and vanilla until ingredients become a solid moist mass. Chill in bowl until firm enough to roll - about 20 minutes.
  3. Remove bowl from fridge, wet hands with water so mixture doesn't stick. Use a teaspoon to scoop a small amount of mixture and roll between hands until it forms a ball.
  4. Roll balls into the topping of your choice. Store in fridge or freezer until ready to serve.