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Thursday, 12 December 2013

More Christmas Gifts and Rum Balls

Still looking for that ideal christmas gift...



www.redballoon.com.au  have some great gift ideas from gourmet to outdoor adventures and experiences.  There is something for everyone there and a wonderful idea for the hard to buy.

For a quick getaway or a great gift.  Jetstar have a "All I Want For Christmas Sale"  special going at the moment.  Check out their website www.jetstar.com/au/en/special-offers but  I know they go very quickly so  you had better be quick.

www.theiconic.com.au have an awesome range of gifts for everyone from clothes to shoes and accessories.  The "Holiday Gift List" has gifts from  $9.95. Great Staple Basic T's  for the males @ 2 for $25.00 are a great stocking stuffer.    And if you are still looking for that xmas party dress click on  Iconic Boutique.

At Big W I found a portable bbq, great for the  boat or picnic and just brilliant to cook those yummy Saffron Chicken Kebabs on.  It is the  Wiltshire folding portable charcoal BBQ, and comes with with the lot. Just make sure you get a bag of Redheads Natural Wood Charcoal at Bunnings to cook with and of course food!


Rum balls make a wonderful home made gift that is easy and loved by all and best of all - made with love!


Rum Balls  


Ingredients
.                        1/4 cup (50g) chopped sultanas
.                        
1/4 cup (60ml) dark rum
.                        
3/4 cup (65g) desiccated coconut

.                        
2 cups (about 300g) chocolate cake crumbs
.                        
1/4 cup (60ml) sweetened condensed milk
                       Coconut or chocolate sprinkles to coat
Method
.   Mix sultanas and and 1 tablespoon of the rum in a small saucepan over low heat. Bring to a simmer. Remove from heat and set aside for 5 minutes.
.    Place the sultana mixture, remaining rum, coconut, cake crumbs and condensed milk in a medium bowl and stir until well combined.
.    Line an oven tray with baking paper. Roll tablespoonfuls of mixture into balls and place on the lined tray.
Place the coconut or chocolate sprinkles on a plate. Roll each rum ball in sprinkles or coconut to coat. Place in an airtight container and store in the fridge.  



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