Dates, almond and coconut bonbons

Koppert Cress

Koppert Cress

14th December 2020
Koppert Cress

Dates, almond and coconut bonbons

10 min


  • • Diced Medjool dates 100gr • Whole Medjool date 1 piece • Mixed orange and lemon peel candied 20gr • Zallotti Blossom 2 stem • Anis blossom 8 Blossom • Ground almond 25gr • Almond essence 1/3 of tsp • Dark Rum 1 tsp • Desiccated co


• Using a mixing bowl, mix together the diced dates, mixed peel, ground almond, almond essence, dark rum and the flowers of one stem of Zallotti Blossom.
• Divide the mix into each portion and form each portion into ball using the palm of your hands.
• Roll each bonbon into the desiccated coconuts.
• Make some fine slices out of the whole date and top each bonbon with one.
• Finish the presentation with the flowers of the other stem of Zallotti Blossom and the anis blossoms.
• Enjoy.

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