Who isn’t looking for the best gameday snacks for the upcoming superbowl game? To stay entirely on theme I made these funny superbowl bounty balls. Inspired by the famous Bounty chocolate bar, I made these little tasty bites in the shape of a football. By the way..the person who invented the combination of chocolate + coconut (= the best), should be awarded a Nobel prize for the best flavour combination known to mankind!!! :P
Making superbowl bounty balls is Easy!
Did you know that making your own chocolate coconut bars is actually really, REALLY easy! Why did I not know that before!? It takes three ingredients, and about an hour of patience and most of that time is waiting…or doing more important stuff like getting pumped up for gameday! If you have desiccated coconut, sweet condensed milk and chocolate laying around your kitchen..go make these superbowl bounty balls now! If you don’t run like you’ve never ran before to get the ingredients and go make them as well.
These superbowl bounty balls takes about 20 minutes to make in three simple steps. You just gotta mix the coconut and sweet condensed milk, roll the footballs and one hour later cover them with hot melted chocolate. And as icing on the cake…just put icing on the balls…the chocolate bounty balls, shaped like the laces of a real football.
It’s easy as that and you know you’ll be scoring a touchdown for your friends and family (and yourself!!!) when you show up with these bounty balls on gameday. No need to think further, just go make these balls and tackle it!
Now you know what we have been up to this weekend, we finally had a full day together since a long time…and what’s better than making our own home-made bounty bars..or balls together! Will you be making these bounty balls as well for gameday? Let me know if you are, or what snacks you’ll be making for superbowl day!
- 2 oz (60gr) dessicated coconut
- 3 oz sweet condensed milk
- 3oz dark chocolate
- 5 tbsp powder sugar
- 1 tbsp warm water
- Add the dessicated coconut and the sweet condensed milk together and whisk with a fork untill well mixed. The mixture should be firm, not to soft or liquid, because ou have to form balls that must stay in shape.
- Roll the mixture into balls and try to give it the classic football shape.
- Place the balls on a tray and leave in the fridge or freezer for about 45 - 60 minutes.
- Heat a little water in a pan but don't let it boil.
- Put a smaller heatproof bowl in the water. Add the chocolate to the smaller bowl and wait for it to melt.
- Take the balls from the fridge and use skewers to dip them in the melted chocolate, cover entirely.
- Leave the dipped bounty balls on a sheet of baking paper to let the chocolate harden.
- Now you've got your bounty balls.
- Mix together the powder sugar and warm water and stir. The icing must be quite thick so that it won't drip.
- Take a small wooden skewer and draw the laces onto the chocolate balls. BE SURE that the chocolate is entirely solid again!
- Let the icing dry and enjoy your very own Superbowl Bounty Balls!
Shooting this recipe I had some good fun composing these ‘flying’ bounty footballs. I needed the mood in the photograph to resemble the mood you see in many of the pics of football athletes, the tough, contrasty and tense mood worked out quite well in my opinion. I’m just thinking now, I had a lot of fun shooting this and I really like how it turned out, so I guess I’ll be making more recipe shots with the food flying around my kitchen. ;).
Tell me what you think of these flying footballs and of my idea to show you guys more flying food. If you guys have any suggestions I’m listening!