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Rumkugeln - Rum Balls, Rum Truffles Recipe

Rumkugeln This divine chocolate treat with a hint of rum aroma is delicious anytime not just around Christmas time.


100 g / 3.5 oz unsalted butter (room temperature)

2 tablespoons of cacao powder, sieved

2 tablespoons Arrack or Rum

200 g / 7 oz good chocolate

200 g / 7 oz peeled hazelnuts

powdered sugar and chocolate sprinkles


Whip butter and add the sieved cacao powder, arrack or rum little at a time while mixing. Melt the chopped chocolate in a double boiler, let the melted chocolate cool a bit then add it to the butter with the peeled and finely ground hazelnuts (grind them in a blender or coffee mill).

Add some sieved powdered sugar to the mixture while kneading the dough, keep adding powdered sugar little at a time until the mixture absorbed it well and begins to firm up. Form small balls and roll them in the chocolate sprinkles. Let the balls air dry then refrigerate in an airtight container.

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