Time + Tide is a family-run and owned safari and island that conducts luxury travel to their 10 award-winning properties in Zambia and Miavana. They are committed to sustainable authentic luxury travel that gives back to their communities and protecting the environment. The aroma of these rum balls will transport you back to Miavana with its exotic and intoxicating scents.
Miavana Rum & Vanilla Chocolate Truffles
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup dark rum
3 Tbl. light corn syrup
2 Tsp. vanilla extract
1 cup powdered sugar
1 box vanilla wafers, crushed into small crumbs
1 cup pecans, finely chopped
1 handful of coconut shavings
Melt the chocolate slowly in a glass bowl over simmering water, stirring occasionally
Pour the corn syrup, rum and vanilla extract into the chocolate and stir to combine
Slowly add the powdered sugar, stirring until all the sugar is combined with the chocolate sauce. Add the crushed vanilla wafers and chopped pecans and stir.
Using a 1 1/2 tablespoon scooper or your hands, make balls and roll into the coconut shavings.
Makes about 30 rum balls
Chill for at least an hour before serving.