Rumkugeln - Rum Balls, Rum Truffles Recipe
This divine chocolate treat with a hint of rum aroma is delicious anytime not just around
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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