Chocolate Coconut Balls

Chocolate Coconut Balls

Chocolate Coconut Balls

This great recipe from Philadelphia's Moonstruck restaurant showcases the bite-size coconut cream balls rolled in cinnamon, sugar, and cocoa.Matt Taylor-Gross

These "irish potatoes" are not what they would seem. This great recipe from Philadelphia's Moonstruck restaurant showcases the bite-size coconut cream balls rolled in cinnamon, sugar, and cocoa.

Chocolate Coconut Balls
These "irish potatoes" are not what they would seem. This great recipe from Philadelphia's Moonstruck restaurant showcases the bite-size coconut cream balls rolled in cinnamon, sugar, and cocoa.
Yield: makes 20

Ingredients

  • 1 12 cups unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 1 34 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 3 tbsp. heavy cream
  • 12 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. cocoa
  • 2 tbsp. cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Place coconut flakes in a food processor and pulse until finely chopped. Transfer coconut to a bowl, add 1 12 cups of the confectioners' sugar, heavy cream, vanilla, and mix well.
  2. Spoon out about 1 tbsp. coconut mixture and roll it into a 1'' ball. Repeat process with remaining mixture and set "potatoes" aside to rest for 1 hour.
  3. Combine cocoa, cinnamon, and remaining 2 tbsp. of the confectioners' sugar in a small bowl. Dredge each "potato" in mixture and shake off excess. Cover with plastic wrap and store in refrigerator.