Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Rum Balls (2)

9 Weetbix
2 tbspns Cocoa
1 cup Sultanas
1 tin Condensed Milk
1/2 cup Rum

Method: Crush weetbix and add cocoa, sultanas, milk and rum. Mix thoroughly. Roll with wet hands into small balls and either roll in coconut or melted chocolate. Chill. Keep in airtight jar. Makes 4 dozen.

Source: Oodnadatta Cookbook (Oodnadatta: 1986), p.134.

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Olympic Balls

7 Weetbix (crushed)
1 cup Coconut
1 cup Sultanas
2 tbspns Cocoa
1 tin Condensed Milk
Coconut, extra

Method: Mix well and roll into small balls, then roll in coconut (extra). Keep in fridge.

Source: Oodnadatta Cookbook (Oodnadatta: 1986), p.134.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Chocolate Mint Balls

1/2 lb. chocolate ripple biscuits
2/- packet Pascalls Scotch Mints
3/4 tin condensed milk
vanilla essence to taste

Method: Crush biscuits and mints and mix together. Add vanilla and condensed milk and mix well. Roll into balls then roll in coconut. Place on greaseproof paper on tray and refrigerate for several hours. A nut cracker may be necessary for crushing the mints.

Source: contributed by Mrs. W. Manson in Selected Recipes Compiled by Port Pirie Branch Royal District and Bush Nursing Society (Port Pirie: 1966), p.105.

Friday, October 16, 2015

Brandied Ginger Balls

1 packet milk coffee biscuits crushed
2 tablespoons cocoa
1 tin condensed milk
5 tablespoons preserved ginger chopped
3 tablespoons raisins chopped
3 tablespoons almonds chopped
4 ozs. (112g) copha
3 tablespoons brandy

Method: Melt copha, combine all ingredients, mix well, form into balls, toss in coconut, chill and store in airtight containers.

Source: contributed by W. Oats (Ceduna Lodge, No. 101) in The Grand Lodge of Antient, Free and Accepted Masons of South Australia presents Favourite Recipes submitted by wives of South Australian Freemasons (Adelaide, 1979), p.83.

Monday, October 12, 2015

Peanut Balls

1 cup Peanut Paste
1/3 cup Margarine
1 cup icing sugar
1&1/2 cups Rice Bubbles

Method: Mix together peanut paste and margarine, fold in icing sugar and rice bubbles. Roll into small balls and refrigerate. Balls can be dipped in melted chocolate.

Source: Oodnadatta Cookbook (Oodnadatta: 1986), p.134.

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Apricot Balls

500 g dried apricots
1 cup crushed cornflakes
1 tin condensed milk
1 cup coconut

Method: Put apricots through the mincer. Then combine with coconut, cornflakes and condensed milk. Take a teaspoon of the mixture and roll in coconut. Store in airtight tin in fridge.

Source: contributed by D. R. Buchell in Royal Adelaide Hospital Cookery Book: Our Favourite Recipes (Adelaide: 1981, 1st edition), p.98.

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Chocolate Balls

4 oz. butter
8 oz. icing sugar sifted with -
4 oz. cocoa.
4 teasp. sherry, brandy or rum
1/2 cup sultanas
1/3rd cup coconut
1/4 to 1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts
1 egg white

Method: Cream butter, work in mixed icing sugar and cocoa. As mixture begins to dry gradually add sherry, then sultanas, coconut and walnuts. Add unbeaten egg white and mix thoroughly. More brandy or sherry may be added, but do not make mixture too moist. Chill for half an hour. Roll in balls and toss in coconut, chocolate sprinkles or finely chopped nuts. Store in refrigerator.

Source: Selected Recipes Compiled by Port Pirie Branch Royal District and Bush Nursing Society (Port Pirie: 1966), p.105