LAMINGTON BLISS BALLS

Deliciously easy to make, these choc coconut date balls are a favourite school snack for my children and taste just like a lamington!

   

Ingredients for LAMINGTON BLISS BALLS


Yield: around 500g

Yield: around 1kg

Dried Dates, Pitted

250g

500g

Water

100g

200g

Desiccated Coconut

125g

250g

Cocoa Powder

1 tablespoon

2 tablespoons

Coconut Oil

1 tablespoon

2 tablespoons

Vanilla Extract (Optional)

1 teaspoon

2 teaspoons

Plus extra desiccated coconut, for rolling (optional).

Plus fresh raspberries (optional) – add 1 to the middle of each bliss ball (Step 4).

   

METHOD:

1. Blend the dates and water together in a food processor (or blender) to make a smooth paste. Check for date seeds (remove if found).
2. Melt coconut oil.
3. Blend date paste, coconut, coconut oil, cocoa powder and vanilla (if using) in a food processor (or mix by hand in a large bowl) until combined well.
4. Roll into balls by hand – TIP use scales for large batches (i.e. 25g per ball).
5. Pour extra coconut into a bowl and add bliss balls to coat the outside of each bliss ball, if desired.
6. Place bliss balls into an airtight container (or zip loc bag) and store in the refrigerator (several weeks) or freezer (several months).

NOTES:

o 500g makes 10 x Large (50g) or 20 x Medium (25g) or 50 x Mini Bliss Balls (10g)
o 1kg makes 20 x Large (50g) or 40 x Medium (25g) or 100 x Mini Bliss Balls (10g)

  

Author: Megan Radaich        
Image credit: Megan Radaich          
Publication: www.foodpreserving.org

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