Posts Tagged ‘Condensed milk’

Ok, so I touched on these in my previous post about food gifts, but then last night I decided it was time to make some, so went searching for the recipe I use. I don’t do the ones with sultanas, because the hubby wont eat them (the sultanas that is…he does adore rum balls!)

I am not entirely sure where I got the recipe, but no doubt it was a website such as Taste.com.au or BestRecipes or similar.

Ingredients

1/2 cup dessicated coconut

2Tbl spoons cocoa powder

1/2 cup milk powder (Nestle Sunshine is good)

250g plain sweet biscuits (I use Nice usually)

3-4 Tble spoons Rum (I use Bundaberg)

1 410g tin of sweetened condensed milk

Method

Process biscuits in blender or food processor until a fine crumb, then add to mis=xing bowl with other dry ingredients.

Add 2/3 of condensed milk and form into a firm dough, adding extra condensed milk as needed, then mix in the rum. Mix dough well, adding more condensed milk if it is still a bit crumbly. Allow the mixture to firm up a bit, in the fridge if required, then roll into balls about 2-2.5cm in diameter. Put some extra coconut in a bowl, and rolls the rum balls in it to coat. YUMMO!!

 

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So, It’s Easter…the time of year to indulge in some chocolate. OK, LOTS of chocolate. And this yummy Chocolate peppermint Fudge is super yummy! I adapted the recipe from Donna Hay’s Chocolate Fudge recipe, because I couldn’t quite find what I was after…or a recipe that used the ingredients I had in my pantry.

Ingredients

400g Dark Chocolate, broken into pieces

395g tin Condensed Milk

150g butter, chopped (mine was a bit to soft to chop)

Peppermint essence to taste

Method

Place butter, chocolate, and condensed milk into a saucepan, and melt over low-medium heat stirring continuously. When almost totally melted and combined, add a splash of peppermint essence. Continue to stir until mixture is smooth, and starting to thicken. Taste and add more peppermint if desired. Mix again. Pour into a greased and lined slice tin, smooth, and place in refrigerator to set. Cut into small pieces and serve.

The Organised Housewife