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Mme M's Note:
This is sweet, but doesn't have a lot of sugar in it. The apricot-coconut paste must be handled when it is chilled. If necessary, thin the melted white cooking chocolate with coconut milk if it should harden too much.------
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- 1Pour 200ml coconut milk into a saucepan.
- 2Put 200g dried apricots into the coconut milk.
- 3Add 1 teaspoon of fennel seeds.
- 4Add 70g dessicated coconut.
- 5Bring this mix to a boil, then simmer it for about 10 minutes, or until the apricots are soft enough to lightly mash with a spoon.
- 6Turn off the heat.
- 7Add 1 teaspoon cinnamon.
- 8Add 1 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar.
- 9Blend it all lightly with a spoon.
- 10Allow to steep for 15 or 20 minutes.
- 11The mixture will thicken in this time, and all the flavors will be absorbed.
- 12When it is just warm, put the mixture into a food processor.
- 13Add 1 tablespoon dessicated coconut.
- 14Chop in the food processor until nicely chopped.
- 15Blend in processor until smooth, until it is a rough paste.
- 16Put the paste onto a flat plate, smoothing it out flat.
- 17Cover, and refrigerate overnight.
- 18The following day, cut away a teaspoonful at a time, and form little balls in the palms of your hand with this paste.
- 19Melt the white chocolate.
- 20Coat each ball with the melted chocolate, or dip each pearl in the melted chocolate.
- 21Refrigerate until serving.
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Nutritional Facts for Apricot-Coconut Pearls
Serving Size: 1 (176 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 598.6
- Calories from Fat 292
- Total Fat 32.4 g
- Saturated Fat 24.2 g
- Cholesterol 10.5 mg
- Sodium 112.1 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 77.9 g
- Dietary Fiber 6.1 g
- Sugars 68.1 g
- Protein 6.3 g