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Boozy Balls



36 piece(s)

Boozy Balls

  • 120 grams raw almonds
  • 150 grams fresh dates, pitted, e.g. Medjool
  • 170 grams raisins or sultanas
  • 2 tablespoons raw cacao or cocoa powder
  • 50 grams Grand Marnier
  • 60 grams desciccated coconut, plus extra for coating
  • 6
    Preparation 15min
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    • Appliance TM 5 image
      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

  1. 1. Place almonds into the mixing bowl and mill 8-10 sec/speed 7 or until ground to a fine consistency.  

    2. Add the deates and raisins and chop 10 sec/speed 8 or until finely chopped.  

    3. Add cacao powder, Grand Marnier, and coconut and blend 10 sec/speed 7 or until the mixture forms a smooth paste.

    4. Spread the extra coconut onto a clean surface. Using your hands, separate the mixture into small balls and roll in the coconut to coat.  Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.


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Adapted from Louise Fullton Keats "Chocolate Coconut Balls"in "Something for Everyone".

Louise uses fresh orange juice for a kid friendly alternative.  I was out of orange juice one day tmrc_emoticons.)

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  • Thanks for a great easy convertible ball recipe. ...

    Submitted by Boonenne on 16. December 2017 - 13:42.

    Thanks for a great easy convertible ball recipe.
    For those about to try - this is can be doubled in quantity for mass production.

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  • This is amazing balls!!! 

    Submitted by Rapha on 18. June 2015 - 22:35.

    This is amazing balls!!! 

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  • 'Thanks for trying them and

    Submitted by AmandaAR on 26. May 2015 - 17:15.

    'Thanks for trying them and sending me your feedback.  I'm glad you loved them.


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  • OMG - these were amazing.

    Submitted by Gorgeouscyd on 25. May 2015 - 21:47.

    OMG - these were amazing. They would make a lovely treat to serve with coffee at a dinner party. Delightfully rich in a nice way. Thank you so much for sharing Love

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