Coconut Almond Rum Balls! Glutenfree. Vegan Mofo Iron Chef Challenge 3. and rescue feature.

Coconut Almond Rum Balls. Easy Festive Coconut rum balls. Make these into Indian sweet Ladoo with cardamom instead of rum. | VeganRicha.com #vegan #glutenfree #recipe
I couldnt do last weeks VeganMonth of food Iron chef with Banana and coffee.. but this week it is Coconut.
Almost Raw, Glutenfree, Rum balls. 
 
Coconut Almond Rum Balls. Easy Festive Coconut rum balls. Make these into Indian sweet Ladoo with cardamom instead of rum. | VeganRicha.com #vegan #glutenfree #recipe

And also a rescue feature today. Scroll down to read more about Old Dog Haven!
Ingredients:
  • 2/3+ cup dry coconut small flakes
  • 2 Tablespoons oats
  • 2/3 cup almonds
  • 1/8 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon warm coconut oil
  • 3 Tablespoons raw sugar, ground to a fine powder
  • 1-2 Tablespoons Agave or maple syrup ( or any thick sugar/sweet syrup)
  • 2 -3 Tablespoons Rum or fruit juice of choice
  • cocoa powder, coconut flakes or melted vegan chocolate for rolling
Directions:
  1. Grind the almonds and oats to a coarse powder.
  2. Add 1/2 cup coconut flakes and grind all together again until most coconut flakes break into smaller flakes/coarse powder.
  3. In a bowl, add this clumpy mixture, rum, oil, salt and agave and mix. Add sugar and mix in. 
  4. Mix and keep adding coconut flakes if needed till you get a soft dough. Adjust sweetness by adding more powdered sugar or agave.
  5. Chill for half an hour.
  6. Make balls and roll in coconut flakes, or cocoa powder or dip in melted chocolate.
  7. Variations:  Add some chocolate chips or pistachios in the middle. Substitute rum with favorite essence/extract(a few drops of rose, vanilla, kewra or a pinch or cardamom) to make them into festive Indian sweet balls ( Laddoo). 
 
Coconut Almond Rum Balls. Glutenfree. Vegan
 
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Coconut Almond Rum Balls. Easy Festive Coconut rum balls. Make these into Indian sweet Ladoo with cardamom instead of rum.
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Recipe type: dessert
Cuisine: fusion
Serves: 12
Ingredients
  • ⅔+ cup dry coconut small flakes
  • 2 Tablespoons oats
  • ⅔ cup almonds
  • ⅛ teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon warm coconut oil
  • 3 Tablespoons raw sugar, ground to a fine powder
  • 1-2 Tablespoons Agave or maple syrup ( or any thick sugar/sweet syrup)
  • 2 -3 Tablespoons Rum or fruit juice of choice
  • cocoa powder, coconut flakes or melted vegan chocolate for rolling
Instructions
  1. Grind the almonds and oats to a coarse powder.
  2. Add ½ cup coconut flakes and grind all together again until most coconut flakes break into smaller flakes/coarse powder.
  3. In a bowl, add this clumpy mixture, rum, oil, salt and agave and mix. Add sugar and mix in.
  4. Mix and keep adding coconut flakes if needed till you get a soft dough. Adjust sweetness by adding more powdered sugar or agave.
  5. Chill for half an hour.
  6. Make balls and roll in coconut flakes, or cocoa powder or dip in melted chocolate.
  7. Variations: Add some chocolate chips or pistachios in the middle.
  8. To make coconut almond Ladoo (Indian Sweet): Add rose or kewra essense or ¼ tsp ground cardamom.
Coconut Almond Rum Balls. Easy Festive Coconut rum balls. Make these into Indian sweet Ladoo with cardamom instead of rum. | VeganRicha.com #vegan #glutenfree #recipe
Rescue:
Old Dog Haven is a wonderful set of people working to help Washington state’s homeless Senior dogs, sometimes out of state dogs too!

They also assist in senior dog placement.Their goal “To provide a loving, safe home for senior dogs abandoned at this stage of their lives. When we have room, and the means, we take these dogs into our homes; if possible we adopt out those with a reasonable life-expectancy. We care for the rest as long as they have good quality of life. In addition, we try to assist owners in finding new homes for their senior dogs through our website and referrals”

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Comments

  1. says

    thank you Celyn! Yes, Old Dog Haven is an amazing rescue.

    Thanks Savannah. xoxo back to u!

    Thanks Kankana. Its a fun challenege every week!:)

  2. says

    These look incredible! I’m a bit skeeeeered of rum, but reckon I coudl sub in something like almond extract to suit my tastes most perfectly 😀

  3. says

    I will definitely try your version of rum balls this holiday. It’s much healthier than my mom’s recipe, so I won’t feel guilty when I eat about 10 of them, lol. Thank you for sharing another great recipe!! Oh and those puppies….precious

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