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{homemade rum truffles}

{homemade rum truffles}

Around Easter, my mom and I experimented a little with cake batter made from scratch. We didn’t follow any recipe, instead used what we had on hand and ended up with a yummy coconut-almond poundcake.
We had so much cake that we decided to freeze half of the cake to use for making rum truffles and last week was the day of days. ;)

They turned out extreeemely yummy!

 

What you’ll need:

  • leftover cake, crumbled
  • cocoa powder
  • rum (if you want to make it child-safe, try using rum flavor)
  • chocolate sprinkles
{homemade rum truffles}

How to:

  1. Combine the cake crumbles with cocoa powder and rum.
  2. Roll the mixture into little balls.
  3. Roll into chocolate sprinkles and let dry. If the sprinkles don’t stick, try rolling the balls in a little water or sugar-water first.
  4. Yum! ;)

I’m partying here

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31 Comments

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    Lindsay @ Delighted Momma
    Tuesday July 19th, 2011 at 07:01 PM

    I love cooking with coconut and try to incorporate into as many recipies as I can ha! This sounds super tasty! And is making me hungry!

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    Lydia
    Tuesday July 19th, 2011 at 07:33 PM

    These look soo yummy!! I will have to make them sometime :)

    (tip junkie brought me here!)

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    Jeannie
    Tuesday July 19th, 2011 at 07:39 PM

    Ummmm…YUM! These look delicious!

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    Nicole Maki
    Tuesday July 19th, 2011 at 07:49 PM

    These look heavenly. I’m not a rum drinker, do you have any suggestions for what kind to buy?

    I just put some cake in the freezer — this recipe is perfect for it.

    Thanks so much.
    Warmly,
    Nicole

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    Stevie @ MooreBabies
    Tuesday July 19th, 2011 at 07:55 PM

    Those look great!!

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    Kristy
    Tuesday July 19th, 2011 at 08:07 PM

    These are so cute. I have the tiered tray too! I love that you put them in mini cupcake liners!

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    www.apronsandapples@blogspot.com
    Tuesday July 19th, 2011 at 09:05 PM

    These look amazing! Thanks for sharing! Kristy from http://www.apronsandapples.blogspot.com

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    Jami
    Wednesday July 20th, 2011 at 12:46 AM

    Those look GORGEOUS and sound delish! So glad you linked up to the Tuesday To Do Party!
    Smiles!
    Jami

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    punkychewster
    Wednesday July 20th, 2011 at 04:50 AM

    that’s all you need to do???? great tip! thanks!!!!

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    The Procrastobaker
    Wednesday July 20th, 2011 at 09:58 AM

    Coconut almond cake…that sounds divine! Do you happen to have the recipe as i would loveee to try that out if you would recommend it :) As for the truffles, they look absolutely gorgeous and such a perfect gift, i will definitely be making these at some point!

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    Alison
    Wednesday July 20th, 2011 at 12:48 PM

    These look amazing — will def be trying them!
    Love your blog, now following!
    Alison
    http://www.heavenlyhandmades.blogspot.com

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    Bellenza Wedding Bistro
    Wednesday July 20th, 2011 at 05:12 PM

    Who would’ve thought these yummies were made from left-over cake?! They look really tempting!

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    Ashley
    Wednesday July 20th, 2011 at 06:23 PM

    looks and im sure tasted AMAZING!!!

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    Screaming Sardine
    Wednesday July 20th, 2011 at 07:42 PM

    These sound wonderful. Thanks for sharing the recipe. I pinned it on pinterest. :)

    Cheers,
    Tracy Screaming Sardine

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    ChariT
    Wednesday July 20th, 2011 at 10:51 PM

    These look yuuuuuuummy!! Lol. I love chocolate!

    Stopping by from the Craft & Tell blog hop!

    ~Blessings to you!!

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    Inga´s Haven
    Thursday July 21st, 2011 at 04:13 PM

    these look so pretty — bet their as delicious :D

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    Something Swanky Cupcakes and Desserts
    Thursday July 21st, 2011 at 09:42 PM

    These look beautiful! Great photos!! Thanks for linking up!

    Ashton
    http://www.somethingswanky.com
    {Sweet Treats Thursday}

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    Amanda
    Friday July 22nd, 2011 at 08:03 PM

    These look so good, thanks for sharing!

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    Kaitlin Saenz
    Friday July 22nd, 2011 at 08:24 PM

    Can you say delicious?! I’m dying for some of these! Thanks for sharing with {re}create into something new!

    Thanks,
    Kaitlin
    http://notsosimplehousewife.blogspot.com

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    Cranberry Morning
    Friday July 22nd, 2011 at 11:10 PM

    Good grief, do these look delicious! How can you stay away from them??? :-)

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    Natasha
    Sunday July 24th, 2011 at 06:07 PM

    These look sooooo yummy!! defo going to be trying to make some of these soon xxx

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    Reannah @ {Shaped by Grace}
    Sunday July 24th, 2011 at 09:22 PM

    These look SO delicious!! And your directions were so clear & easy maybe even someone like me can make them!!! :):) I love your blog! Thanks for sharing!

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    Lyuba @ Will Cook For Smiles
    Sunday July 24th, 2011 at 10:44 PM

    Wow…yumm!!!! Oh I want some now!!!!!

    Stop by and see me at http://www.willcookforsmiles.com/

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    Mel
    Monday July 25th, 2011 at 11:09 AM

    yummmmm

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    Gweny
    Monday July 25th, 2011 at 06:12 PM

    Those look yummy!! I have to try them. :)

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    kisatrtle
    Monday July 25th, 2011 at 10:10 PM

    You had me at RUM

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    Jill
    Tuesday July 26th, 2011 at 12:19 AM

    Oh they look absolutely fabulous!!

    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a great week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success
    http://www.jembellish.blogspot.com/

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    Christine @ craftygeordi.blogspot.com
    Tuesday July 26th, 2011 at 01:13 AM

    This looks soooo yummy!

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    MessyMissy
    Friday July 29th, 2011 at 05:57 AM

    Wooooo, boy. Those look great!!

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    Danielle
    Friday August 5th, 2011 at 05:39 AM

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    Audra @ The Kurtz Corner
    Wednesday August 10th, 2011 at 11:33 PM

    I shared your tutorial on my facebook fan page if you want to check it out! :)

    https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Kurtz-Corner/218297661553809

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