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Chocolate Balls

SOURCE This recipe is adapted from one given to us in a former office life by a South African colleague. NOTE
The original recipe called for 10 spoons of sugar and 5 of cocoa, which is far too sweet for our tastes, and for Marie biscuits, which are pretty much the same as Rich Tea. It also used margarine rather than coconut oil; the one injunction we were given in this regard is that butter is not suitable for this recipe.  Makes c.24 balls

Time (approx): preparation 20m; chilling 1h.

200g Rich Tea biscuits
5 tbsp sugar
7 tbsp cocoa powder
7 tbsp milk
80g coconut oil (solid - at room temperature)
Desiccated coconut (optional Equipment
Weighing scales
Measuring spoons
Food processor
Baking tray
Fridge Advance preparation
None required. Preparation and cooking
Blitz the biscuits in the food processor until they are in small pieces — you don't want them to be reduced to powder, but they should be pretty small. Add the sugar and cocoa powder and process for a couple of seconds to…