Captain’s Christmas Balls |

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7 October 2012



Captain’s Christmas Balls

Captain’s Christmas Balls


12 tbsp dark chocolate chips
3 tbsp corn syrup
7 tbsp white sugar
2 1/2 cups crushed vanilla wafers
1/2 cup Dark Rum
10 tbsp chopped walnuts
4 tbsp ground walnuts
4 tbsp confectioners' sugar


  • In a double boiler over a medium heat melt the chocolate chips until smooth, and then mix in the corn syrup, sugar and rum and combine well.
  • Mix in the vanilla wafers and nuts, cover the bowl and refrigerate until the mixture is set and firm.
  • Remove the chocolate mixture from the fridge and roll the mixture into bite-sized chocolate balls.
  • Combine the confectioners’ sugar and ground walnuts and roll the chocolate balls in this mixture.
  • Store the balls in a covered container for a week before serving to blend the flavours.
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