Traditional Rum BallsMy Grandma's Traditional Recipe!

Traditional Rum Balls

Traditional Rum Balls are an old time favourite loved by generations.  You don’t have to just make them at Christmas time, they are good all year around!  I love these – makeup to a week ahead and enjoy!  They also make a great gift for a boss or Grandfather or anyone else hard to buy for.

This recipe is made the old time way – which uses Weetbix – and it gives the Rum Balls that delicious texture that the Traditional Rum Balls should have!

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  • 8 Weetbix Biscuits
  • 1/2 cup Desiccated Coconut
  • 400 grams Condensed Milk
  • 1 cup Sultanas
  • 2 tbsp Cocoa
  • 2 tbsp Rum (or more depending on taste!)


Method to Make Traditional Rum Balls:

  1. In a metal bowl, place the raisins or sultanas and the run, cover with plastic wrap and let it marinate for a day (or two...).
  2. Place crushed weetbix, cocoa, coconut and marinated fruit in a bowl.
  3. Pour over the condensed milk and stir well.
  4. Take out teaspoons at a time and roll in coconut and chill.


Recipe Tips and Hints:

  • Rum Balls are suitable to freeze.  Layer with baking paper and seal in an air tight container for up to four weeks.
  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge.

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