Fruit and Nut Balls

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Nuts and dried fruit in a coconut covered sphere.

This is an English recipe.

Ingredients

Dried fruit mix:
50 g
FAIRTRADE apricots
50 g
FAIRTRADE sultanas
50 g
FAIRTRADE raisins
50 g
FAIRTRADE dates
50 g
FAIRTRADE pineapple
50 g
FAIRTRADE mango
Mixed nuts:
25 g
FAIRTRADE cashew nuts
25 g
FAIRTRADE brazil nuts
25 g
FAIRTRADE almonds
25 g
FAIRTRADE walnuts
Glue:
50 ml
FAIRTRADE runny honey
100 g
dessicated coconut
100 g
icing sugar
FAIRTRADE
Sources

Method

Preparation

Nuts and fruit need to be cut to the size of half of a pea or smaller. For apricots, use scissors; for other fruit use a herb knife.

For walnuts and cashews, crush gently using a rolling pin. For brazils and almonds, use a sharp kitchen chopper.

Assembly

Mix the chopped fruit and nut together in a mixing bowl (not coconut).

Stir in the honey.

Mould into balls smaller than a squash ball but larger than a marble.

Roll each ball in the coconut.

Then roll each ball in the icing sugar.

Variations

Try additional orange peel.

Toast the nuts until golden

Dip each ball coconutty ball in molten Darkly Divine chocolate.