What is the best rum to use in rum balls?

What is the best rum to use in rum balls?

Wondering what rum to use? It’s actually a very common question about making rum balls. It’s best to use a more flavorful rum like gold rum or dark rum. You can even use 151 rum for a higher alcohol content.

How long do rum balls last in the fridge?

2 weeks
Store rum balls in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 weeks. Alternatively, freeze them in an airtight container for up to 2 months and allow to come to room temperature before eating.

Can rum balls get you drunk?

Can you get drunk off of rum balls? Very unlikely. Because the 1/3 cup+ rum in these balls is combined with other ingredients and made into so many individual balls, unless you eat all 50 by yourself, the chance of you getting drunk is extremely low.

What can I substitute for vanilla wafers in rum balls?

If you don’t have vanilla wafers you can use one of these substitutes:

  • If you’re using them as a cookie any small sugar or butter cookie will suffice.
  • OR – Replace vanilla (Nilla) wafers with shortbread cookies.
  • OR – For making a pie or dessert crust you can substitute graham cracker crumbs.

What’s the difference between spiced rum and dark rum?

Black rum is also known as dark rum and has been aged the longest of any of these types of rum. Spiced rum typically is aged for the same length of time as black rum but spices and caramel colorings are added to give it a signature sweet spice taste.

What is the best rum to bake with?

Best Rum Brands for Baking Cakes

  • Goslings and Pussers.
  • Captain Morgan.
  • Sailor Jerry.
  • Bacardi Gold.
  • Myer’s.
  • Cruzan Blackstrap.
  • Brugal Gold.

Should I keep rum balls in fridge?

Much like fruitcake cookies, rum balls taste better when they’ve had a few days to sit and let the flavor develop. Just pop them into an airtight container and stick them in the fridge for at least 2 days, but you can get away with a couple of weeks.

Where do rum balls originated from?

Somewhere between the madeiras and shortbreads of England and the tortes of central Europe, perhaps? Rum balls may be popular in Britain, but they’re also traditional fare in Germany, Austria, Slovenia, Hungary, the Czech Republic, and elsewhere.

Should I keep rum balls in the fridge?

Can I substitute graham crackers for vanilla wafers in rum balls?

In a large bowl, combine the graham cracker crumbs, ground pecans, confectioners’ sugar, and cocoa. In a small bowl, combine the rum, honey (or maple syrup), and water. But graham crackers are what I had on hand, so that’s what I used. I’m sure vanilla wafers would work just as well.

Can I substitute graham crackers for vanilla wafers?

VANILLA WAFERS: Substitute with graham crackers, biscoff cookies, crisp ginger snap cookies, or crushed waffle cones. For those residing outside the USA, I’ve been told that digestive biscuits are a great substitute. GRANULATED SUGAR: Substitute with light-brown sugar.

How do you make a chocolate rum ball?

Directions. In a large bowl, stir together the crushed vanilla wafers, 3/4 cup confectioners’ sugar, cocoa, and nuts. Blend in corn syrup and rum. Shape into 1 inch balls, and roll in additional confectioners’ sugar. Store in an airtight container for several days to develop the flavor.

How to make coconut balls with condensed milk?

In a large bowl, toss together the crushed vanilla wafers, 1 1/3 cup coconut and walnuts. Stir in the sweetened condensed milk and rum; mix well. Refrigerate for 4 hours. Roll the dough into 1 inch balls and roll the balls in the remaining coconut.

How to make the best chocolate and coconut cookies?

Where chocolate and coconut meet condensed milk and crushed cookies with a hint of rum to make the BEST treats to give as gifts OR serve to your guests! Place the cookies in ziplock bag, seal and crush with the rolling pin. Alternatively, crush in the food processor until fine crumbs form. It’s ok if there are some slightly larger pieces.

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