Romkugler ~ Danish Rum Ball

Romkugler is a classic no bake Danish dessert made with leftover cake and/or pastries, and is flavored with rum and cocoa.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Danish
Keyword 10 Minutes Recipe, Kids Friendly Recipe, No Bake Dessert, No Fire Recipe, Rum Balls
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Refrigerate 1 hour
Servings 12 pieces


  • 200 grams Danish Pastry and/or Cake crumbs (1 cup each of palmier and hazelnut muffin crumbs)
  • 1 tbsp Raspberry Jam
  • cup Confectioners Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Cocoa Powder
  • 2 tbsp melted Butter (check notes)
  • ½ tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 - 1 ½ tsp Rum Extract (I skipped)
  • Chocolate Sprinkles or Coconut Flakes for garnish


  1. Break pastry and crumble muffin.
  2. In a food processor or a blender take all the ingredients except chocolate sprinkles and blend until everything mix well and comes together.
  3. Taste the mixture and adjust sugar, cocoa and rum extract.
  4. Transfer to a bowl and refrigerate for one hour.
  5. Pinch out a small piece from the mixture and shape into a round ball.
  6. Roll the ball in chocolate sprinkle and serve.
  7. Keep rum balls refrigerate in a airtight container.

Recipe Notes