Super Boozy Rum Ball Slice

I tried  to make these healthy and it just didn’t work! I accidentally put too much rum in and then it didn’t taste sweet enough. So I melted approx 100g chocolate to pour a thin layer over the top and made a slice of it, to sweeten it up a bit. It’s slightly healthier using almonds and oats instead of the crushed up biscuits, and coconut cream/coconut milk instead of the intensely sickly sweet condensed milk.



  • 1 x cup oats
  • 1 x cup almonds
  • 1/2 cup cranberries
  • 30g cacao or cocoa
  • 1/4 cup rum
  • 1/2 cup desiccated coconut
  • 1 x cup coconut cream or milk
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup sultanas (omit if fructose intolerant)
  • 150 grams melted dark chocolate.


Blitz oats and almonds for 8 seconds, speed 8. Add in  cranberries, cacao, rum, maple syrup, coconut  and coconut milk. Mix for 10 seconds, speed 3. Spread on to a tray lined with baking paper. Sprinkle over sultanas if using, then squash down a little bit with the back of a spoon.  Rinse out your bowl, then melt chocolate for 4 minutes, speed 2, 50 degrees. Pour evenly over the slice then refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Slice up with a knife dipped in a cup of boiling water.

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