• Cooking Time: 5 -10 minutes
  • Servings: 24 approximately
  • Preparation Time: 15 - 30 minutes


I saw these being demonstrated at the supermarket but never got the quantities. So I played around and came up with my version. The quantities don't have to be exact...

They are very rich but very YUMMY particularly if you like dark fruit cake.

I like to sit back Christmas evening with friends and family, relax and enjoy one of these morsals with a cup of coffee!


  • 400g Dark Fruit Cake
  • 100g Dark Chocolate, melted
  • Port or Brandy or Strong Coffee (1-3 Tablespoons)
  • 200g Dark Chocolate (approximately)
  • 100g White Chocolate (approximately)
  • Green and Red Glace Cherries


  • In a medium sized mixing bowl crumble up the fruit cake.
  • Add the melted chocolate.Mix these ingredients then a little at a time add the port, brandy or coffee. Until the mixture is the consistency of a dough that can be rolled into balls.
  • Roll the mixture into bite size balls and place onto a tray.
  • Chill the balls for 15-30 minutes.
  • Melt the dark chocolate either in the microwave or in a spererate bowl over a pan of simmering water (which ever you prefer).
  • Drop the balls two to three at a time into the melted dark chocolate and coat with chocolate. Drain the chocolate off a little then place back on the tray. Repeat until all the balls are coated.
  • In a seperate bowl melt the white chocolate using your preferred method.
  • Using a teaspoon drizzle a little white chocolate over the ball to represent custard.
  • Chop the red cherries into little bits and the green ones into little slivers and decorate the 'puddings,' while the white chocolate is still soft, to represent Holly.

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