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“A dash of rum livens up these no-added-fat balls of decadence, made with little more than cocoa, bananas and a smidge of melted chocolate! Sprinkled with edible gold flakes, they are a showstopper for the holidays.”
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Ingredients Nutrition

  • 6 ounces chopped milk chocolate
  • 3 ounces chopped semisweet chocolate
  • 14 cup salted butter
  • 14 cup sugar
  • 2 medium ripe bananas, roughly mashed
  • 2 tablespoons spiced rum
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa
  • 12 cup cocoa powder, for dusting
  • edible glitter and sugar dragees, as desired


  1. Combine chocolates in a bowl and set aside.
  2. In a saucepan, combine butter and sugar. Bring to a boil.
  3. Cook mixture for 2 minutes, until beginning to turn golden, then add the bananas and cook, stirring frequently, for 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in rum and cook 1 minute.
  5. Remove from heat, stir in cocoa and let sit 1 minute.
  6. Pour banana mixture over the chocolates in the bowl and stir gently until melted and combined.
  7. Place in the fridge and chill overnight, until firm.
  8. Roll into balls and dredge in cocoa. Decorate with glitter or dragees as desired.

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