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skinnymixer's Raw Spiced Rum Balls

skinnymixer's Raw Spiced Rum Balls
Prep Time1 hr
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Treat
Cuisine: Christmas
Servings: 30
Calories: 114kcal
Author: Skinnymixers


  • 12 medjool dates pitted
  • 50 g sultanas
  • 50 g spiced rum
  • 20 g orange juice
  • 200 g raw almonds
  • 90 g dessicated coconut plus extra for decorating
  • 40 g coconut oil
  • 10 g raw cacao powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla paste/essence
  • 1 pinch salt


  • Add dates, sultanas, rum and orange juice to an airtight container for 1 hour to soak. Shake periodically.
  • Add all ingredients to mixer bowl, blend 15 sec/speed 8 using spatula to combine.
  • Use spatula to redistribute ingredients, and blend for another 15 sec/speed 8/MC on.
  • Shape into walnut sized balls and coat with desiccated coconut.
  • Refrigerate overnight for best flavor.


Makes ~30 walnut sized rum balls
You can use dark rum if you prefer, or substitute the rum with orange juice for a non alcoholic version
I highly recommend you make these at least the night before, for the flavors to develop - they taste very strong to begin with but once the alcohol has a chance to develop it lessens.
Bellini Users
Use your sharp blade for this recipe.
At step 3 increase chopping time if required.


Serving: 30g | Calories: 114kcal | Carbohydrates: 6.1g | Protein: 1.9g | Fat: 8.3g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 22mg | Sugar: 5.8g