New Years' Eve Dessert Board!!! With a side of Cranberry Champagne Cocktails! So festive, and easy to put together for a little party or even a simple night at home with family and friends! We made these bliss balls (a variation of ones we've posted here before) - this time using our new Sweet Cherry Blossom Honey from Germany. We added some delicious honey Lebkuchen to the board, Cara-Cara Oranges, dried apricots, candied ginger, pistachios, fresh fruit and chocolate! Our friend Jessica owns a Fleur de sel business called See Salt Taste. She's based right here in Phoenix, Arizona. We put together this gorgeous platter in the backyard and featured her brand new salt in this recipe as well! =)
We’re looking forward to seeing your NYE creations! :-))
Ingredients for Balls:
- 1 cup of roasted hazelnuts
- 1 Tbsp German Cherry Blossom Honey (Buy it on Amazon)
- 10 Dates
- 1/2 cup dried sour cherries
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- Pinch of Fleur de sel + Orange Bitters
Using a food processor, pulse roasted hazelnuts coarsely. Add in dates and sour cherries, cinnamon, honey & pinch of salt. Pulse until combined and still chunky. Scoop spoon sized portions and shape them into balls.
Ingredients and directions for the Glaze
Roll the balls in 2 tbsp of raw cacao powder.
Mix together 2 tbsp of honey, a pinch of salt, 2 tsp of coconut oil, and 8oz. of melted dark chocolate. Dip balls into liquid chocolate mixture, place on a baking sheet, and chill in the fridge until the chocolate shell hardens.
Mix together 2 tbsp of honey, a pinch of salt, 1/2 cup of coconut oil, and 1 cup of cacao powder. Dip balls into liquid chocolate mixture, place on a baking sheet, and chill in the fridge until the chocolate shell hardens.