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Chocolate fruit balls

Method

  • Mix together the orange zest with the chopped sultanas and raisins, 100 gm grated chocolate and the dried apricots and figs. 
  • Then roll the mixture into balls, with wet hands, place on a baking tray and refrigerate overnight. 
  • When ready, gently melt the remaining chocolate with the butter until smooth over a double boiler, continually stirring. 
  • Then carefully dip the fruit balls into the chocolate mixture, one at a time, and place them on a foil lined tray. Spoon a little more chocolate on top of each one and set aside to cool. 
  • nb.  A splash of Grand Marnier could be added to the melted chocolate, if you like.

Ingredients

  • grated rind of 1 orange
  • 1/3 cup chopped sultanas
  • 1/3 cup chopped raisins
  • 300 gm dark cooking chocolate
  • 125 gm dried apricots, diced
  • 135 gm dried figs, diced
  • 80 gm unsalted butter

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