Sunday, February 26, 2012

My Secret Chocolate Balls Recipe

Chocolate Balls
I don’t usually have contingency plans. I’m not that organized. I believe that contingency plans are for governments.
But there are exceptions. Sometimes I have to deal with a minor catastrophe or (using a more positive attitude) a minor challenge. Like when I‘m in a huge rush to pick up the kids from school, and I know that I’m not going to make it unless I fly there.
I always have a contingency plan especially for that kind of crisis.

But today I want to talk about my ‘last minute invitation’ contingency plan. 

Once in a while I like to spontaneously visit friends or family at short notice, and I don’t like to arrive empty-handed.
This is when I get out my secret recipe for chocolate balls. My kids love to help me. We make them quickly (years of practice pays off!) and that leaves me plenty of time for the main task: wrapping.
Chocolate Mixture
I always try to wrap the chocolate balls as nicely as I can and they always get great compliments.

Chocolate Balls Recipe

·        1 cup sugar
·        ½ cup cocoa powder
·        ½ cup milk
·        ¼ cup wine
·        Vanilla.
Mix the ingredients together in a cooking pot. When it's ready, turn off the heat.

·        100 grams margarine .
Slowly add the margarine to the cooking pot.

·        1 pound (500 grams) chocolate biscuit cookies.
Crush the biscuits with your hands.
Mix with the melted chocolate mixture.

·        Coconut flakes .
Roll the balls in the coconut flakes.
Chill in refrigerator.

Voila! You're done!

Mix with the melted chocolate mixture

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