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Super Simple Bliss Balls

10 Apr 2015

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Creating sweet and delicious treats doesn’t have to be difficult or time consuming. If you’re after an easy and hassle-free treat that is also very easy to portion-control, whip up some of these great bliss balls. They’re simple and require few utensils – a perfect option for novice cooks or getting little master chefs into the kitchen and excited about cooking. 

Choc banana bliss balls

Chocolate and banana – it’s like these flavours were made for each other. Impress the family and/or friends with these moreish bliss balls that will have them coming back for more. With oats, cacao powder, banana and coconut, these bliss balls are more nice than naughty.

Serves: 8 - 10

Prep: 10 minutes

Setting: 12 hours (overnight)

Ingredients

1 medium-sized banana

2 tablespoons cacao 

2 tablespoons of honey

½ cup desiccated coconut

½ cup almond meal

½ cup oats

Method

1. Pour oats into a small bowl and set aside. 

2. Get your food processer and add almond meal, coconut, banana, cacao and honey. Blend on high until combined. Stop blending and set mixture aside.

3. Using a tablespoon, scoop out bits of mixture and gently roll it into an even ball, using your (clean) hands. Roll mixture into 8 – 10 evenly-sized balls.

4. Once finished, roll each ball through the small bowl of oats to coat. Put balls onto a plate or baking tray and place in the fridge.

5. Store in fridge overnight before serving.



Date and orange bliss balls

Combining the sweetness of dates and the acidity of oranges, these bliss balls pack a punch when it comes to flavour! 

Serves: 12 - 14

Prep: 10 minutes

Setting: 12 hours (overnight)

Ingredients

14 milk arrowroot biscuits

12 – 14 dates

Peel of half an orange

1/3 cup of condensed milk

Method

1. Chop the dates into small pieces. 

2. Grab a food processor, and add dates, biscuits and orange peel. Blend until mixture resembles breadcrumbs. 

3. Add condensed milk to the mixture and blend again until combined. Stop blending and set mixture aside.

4. Using a tablespoon, scoop mixture out and roll into a ball, using clean hands. Continue until you’ve got about 12 – 14 evenly sized balls. Put balls onto a plate or baking tray and place in the fridge.

5. Store in fridge overnight before serving.



Apricot and coconut bliss balls

Another tasty treat that will be popular with colleagues, friends or the kids, these apricot and coconut bliss balls are deliciously light and fruity. Pop them in your mouth and go! 

Serves 12 – 14

Prep: 10 minutes

Setting: 12 hours (overnight)

Ingredients

1 medium-sized banana

1 cup almond meal

1 cup dried apricots 

1 cup desiccated coconut

Method

1. Put coconut into small bowl and set aside. 

2. Using a food processor, add almond meal, chopped apricots and banana and blend on high until combined. Cease blending.

3. Grab your mixture and using a spoon, scoop out mixture. With clean hands, roll the mixture into an even ball. Continue until all mixture is used – you should have 12-14 evenly-sized balls.

4. Roll each ball through the small bowl of coconut to coat. Put balls onto a plate or baking tray and place in the fridge.

5. Store in fridge overnight before serving



The best thing about these recipes is that there is little to no mess at the end! Simply place your used bowls and cutlery into the dishwasher - Finish Quantum can take it from here.