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Dried cherry bites (inspired by Rara)
« on: March 19, 2011, 08:58:55 am »
I loved the idea of Rara's cherry ripe bites, but don't like glase cherries.  These are a tweaked version inspired by Rara (thanks rara :-* :-*) Dried cherries claim to be a superfood and are very high in anti oxidants.  We love them.



Dried cherry bites (inspired by Rara):
makes 26 small balls:

Method:

Blitz sugar in TM for 10secs, spd 10
Add almonds, and coconut 20secs, spd 10
Add dried cherries, 10 secs, spd 7
Add boiling water and mix until mixture comes together, 10-20 secs, spd 4

Roll into small ball shapes and place, on a tray lined with baking paper, in fridge for an hour.

When ready to coat with chocolate break chocolate into pieces and grate 10secs, spd 8.  Melt chocolate for 1-2minutes, 50oc, speed 3

Take cherry balls out of fridge and dip into melted chocolate, until covered (can use a toothpick or skewer for this).  Place back onto tray and put in fridge until chocolate has set.

Ingredients:

20gm raw sugar
50gm raw almonds
50gm organic desiccated coconut
120gm pitted dried cherries
1 tbls boiling water
100gm organic chocolate (milk or dark)


Preparation:

Blitz sugar in TM for 10secs, spd 10
Add almonds, and coconut 20secs, spd 10
Add dried cherries, 10 secs, spd 7
Add boiling water and mix until mixture comes together, 10-20 secs, spd 4

Roll into small ball shapes and place, on a tray lined with baking paper, in fridge for an hour.

When ready to coat with chocolate break chocolate into pieces and grate 10secs, spd 8.  Melt chocolate for 1-2minutes, 50oc, speed 3

Take cherry balls out of fridge and dip into melted chocolate, until covered (can use a toothpick or skewer for this).  Place back onto tray and put in fridge until chocolate has set.


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Re: Dried cherry bites (inspired by Rara)
« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2011, 08:31:16 am »
Sounds great and I think versatile - you could swap cherries for any dried fruit or fruits - I'm thinking cranberries. Thanks ;)

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Re: Dried cherry bites (inspired by Rara)
« Reply #2 on: March 21, 2011, 05:21:31 am »
Great suggestion with the cranberries,  I have thought it would be interesting to try them. Thanks Nay Nay

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Re: Dried cherry bites (inspired by Rara)
« Reply #3 on: March 22, 2011, 07:29:41 am »
YUM!!!!

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Re: Dried cherry bites (inspired by Rara)
« Reply #4 on: March 27, 2011, 10:11:49 pm »
These were delicious!  I'm off to try them with apricots... and one lot with dates...........

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Re: Dried cherry bites (inspired by Rara)
« Reply #5 on: March 28, 2011, 07:20:06 am »
Any photos?
May all dairy items in your fridge be of questionable vintage.

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Re: Dried cherry bites (inspired by Rara)
« Reply #6 on: March 28, 2011, 07:30:12 am »
Hi cookie I do have some photo's, but am a complete nuff, nuff as to how to upload them ??? ???

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Re: Dried cherry bites (inspired by Rara)
« Reply #7 on: April 01, 2011, 06:33:04 am »
I undeerstand. It took many lessons to teach me and DD got frustrated trying to teach me.
May all dairy items in your fridge be of questionable vintage.

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