Rum-Ball Slice

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"From our week day newspaper The West Australian. NOTE times do not included refrigeration time to chill and then to set."

Original is 12 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (79.8 g)
  • Calories 286.8
  • Total Fat - 22.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 16.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 0 mg
  • Sodium - 12.8 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 24.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 5 g
  • Sugars - 16.6 g
  • Protein - 3.8 g
  • Calcium - 43.1 mg
  • Iron - 1.6 mg
  • Vitamin C - 1.1 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Grease and line a 12cm x 27cm loaf pan with baking paper, leaving 5cm overhanging long sides of pan.

Step 2

For the raisin base, place almonds and coconut in a small food processor and whiz until finely chopped. and then add the raisins and 2 tablespoons water and pulse until well combined and then press into base of prepared pan and set aside.

Step 3

Place desiccated coconut, maple syrup, 1/4 cup (60 ml) coconut oil and 1/4 cup (60 ml) coconut milk in a small food processor and whiz to combine and then spread it evenly over raisin base and cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour to firm up.

Step 4

Meanwhile, place dates and 1 tablespoon boiling water in a small food processor and whiz, scraping sides occasionally, for 2 minutes or until smooth and then add cacao powder, rum, cacao butter, a pinch of salt flakes, and remaining 1/4 cup (60ml) coconut oil and 1/2 cup (125ml) coconut milk and whiz, scraping down sides occasionally, for a further 2 minutes or until smooth.

Step 5

Pour over slice, then cover with plastic wrap and chill for 4 hours or overnight until firm.

Step 6

Remove slice from pan and dust with extra cacao powder to serve.


No special items needed.

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