Make Yankee Doodler’s Lolly!

Preparation Time: 20 Minutes
Serving: 4 People


  • 100 gm Leftover crumbled Biscuits – crushed to powder as a binding agent
  • 200 gm Milk Chocolate
  • 50 gm grated Chocolate
  • 1/2 cup ground almonds and Cashewnuts
  • 1/2 cup confectioners’ Sugar
  • 3 tablespoons sweet Butter
  • 2 tablespoons melted Drink mix (i.e. Boost/ Bournvita/ Horlics etc)
  • 100 gm of Roasted Dry Coconut Shavings


  1. In a double boiler, melt the dark chocolate with the malted energy drink mix; stir until well blended.
  2. Add the butter and stir until melted.Stir in the sugar & ground almonds & cashew nuts.
  3. Leave the mixture in a cool place until firm enough to roll into balls.
  4. Put the grated chocolate on a plate and roll the balls in the chocolate to coat them.
  5. Finally roll and coat with the coconut shavings.Put the truffles in paper candy cups and chill.
  6. Fix lolly stick to each yankee doodler’s ball to make it a lolly for all the young at hearts.

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Chef Aman Tandon is the Regional Executive Chef at The Pride group of Hotels, Ahmedabad wherein he oversees the complete management of three F&B outlets – Cafetreat, Casablanca and Posh. His distinct creative culinary style have been appreciated by Hollywood and Bollywood stars, International Cricketers, Olympians, Politicians and industrialists. At, he write a weekly cooking column- Cook It Up.

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