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Midori Balls

The summery version of the traditional "Rum Ball", with pineapple replacing cherries, Caramilk (or white chocolate) replacing chocolate and Midori replacing Rum.
Prep Time15 mins
Resting time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Australian
Keyword: midori balls
Servings: 20 balls
Calories: 3582kcal

Ingredients

  • 250 grams Scotch Fingers or other plain biscuits, finely crushed
  • 1 cup desiccated coconut
  • 50 grams Caramilk or white chocolate, grated
  • 200 grams condensed milk (1/2 tin)
  • 225 grams tinned crushed pineapple
  • 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Midori (melon liqueur)

Decorating

  • 1 cup desiccated coconut
  • 1 teaspoon Midori
  • 10 grams green glace cherries
  • 50 grams Caramilk

Instructions

  • Mix crushed biscuits, coconut and grated chocolate together in a bowl and stir well to combine.
  • Combine condensed milk, crushed pineapple and lemon juice in another bowl and stir well to combine.
  • Combine both of these mixtures together with Midori and stir well to combine.
  • Place mixture in fridge for at least an hour.
  • Remove mixture from fridge and roll tablespoons of mixture into balls. Roll in coconut and place onto a baking tray lined with baking paper.

Decorating

  • Chop glace cherries into small pieces and pour Midori over pieces. Set aside.
  • Melt chocolate and drizzle over the balls.
  • Place one piece of cherry onto the top of each ball.
  • Place into fridge to set.
  • Store in fridge.

Nutrition

Calories: 3582kcal | Carbohydrates: 451g | Protein: 52g | Fat: 185g | Saturated Fat: 131g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 13g | Monounsaturated Fat: 29g | Cholesterol: 89mg | Sodium: 1602mg | Potassium: 2575mg | Fiber: 38g | Sugar: 302g | Vitamin A: 682IU | Vitamin C: 32mg | Calcium: 908mg | Iron: 16mg