Although I like to plan things – I have a list for just about everything – I’m not a real fan of routine. But with work and a bunch of other monotonous chores, we tend to fall into a routine very fast. Which is why weekend breakaways are a very necessary part of one’s existence. We recently had a 3-day holiday at Fever Tree Cottage near Kaapschehoop. Let’s just say… it was freakin’ awesome!
We had time to play board games, go on hikes and read a book or two. My hubby prepared every meal on the braai, which was a real treat and a constant reminder that we were out of the city. We mostly snacked on crackers and a few exotic cheeses (I love you salmon cream cheese!), and for something sweet I made these luscious Milo balls.
It is quite a messy business preparing the Milo balls, but once you get started it goes surprisingly fast. They will last a few days in your fridge if they don’t take the first flight they can get into your mouth. You can roll them in just about anything, but I opted for chocolate vermicelli on some and coconut on others. The coconut were my favourite. These balls are a real hit, and I have a feeling kids will love them too.
Recipe adapted from Stay at Home Mum
250 g Marie biscuits
1 can condensed milk
4 tablespoons Milo
5 tablespoons desiccated coconut
3 tablespoons chocolate vermicelli
- Crush the biscuits until small pieces or fine crumbs.
- Add the Milo and condensed milk and mixed until well combined.
- Use your hands to roll smallish balls and cover in coconut or chocolate vermicelli.
- Place on a baking sheet and refrigerate for about an hour.
- Serve anytime and all the time.