Thank you so much and also that you used “normal” ingredients which are sold in every “normal” store in germany. A sno-ball is a Louisiana confection made with finely shaved ice and flavored cane sugar syrup. ;) They have Twinkie- and Hostess Cupcake-looking things. Indulge in the classics, or try something new – there’s a flavor for everyone. Lorna, I think Hostess was saved and reopened a while back–which is why you’re seeing the treats. Born from a New Orleans tradition of combining smooth fluffy snow with bold flavors, Pelican’s SnoBalls has been serving over 100 fantastic flavors to it’s customers for almost 20 years! During the 1980s many children looked forward to a trip to their neighborhood bakery thrift store. I always come back to this variation as I think it is the nicest looking. Heat oven to 325°F. Thank you so much! "The Sno Ball … Thank you thank you Thank you. Rick, thank you. You need not restrict yourself to almonds either; almonds are wonderful especially if you add about a tsp. Beat the butter and sugars in the bowl of a stand mixer until fluffy, about 5 minutes. My kitchen supplies need some updating. Hansen’s Sno-Bliz 4801 Tchoupitoulas St. New Orleans 504.891.9788. Oh and don't forget the second dusting with confectioner's (10x) sugar. I must try these at home now… Thanks for taking the time to develop this perfect recipe for all of us, David! For the cake. Next time I will try 350 degrees for 15 minutes to see if the cookies turn out even better. Makes approximately 40 small cake bites Hands-on time: 30 minutes Total time: 1 hour, 30 minutes. This was hands down delicious. Now this and I can’t help but wonder if this signals some kind of shift…. As a result of these quality ingredients Fluffy’s Sno-balls continually garner long lines of super satisfied customers. Then I Googled and discovered to my horror that they were no more. These look and sounds amazingly delicious! I wouldn't change a thing. Make the marshmallow coating and filling: In a medium bowl (or the bowl of a stand mixer) … While cookies are still hot, roll them in confectioners' sugar. Recipe by Budget Savvy Diva. I had lost the recipe and was THRILLED to find it here. Have you tried this recipe? Kim Bee, I hope your test goes well. They come in packages of two and are sold at many convenience and grocery storesin the … Piety Street Sno-Balls 612 Piety St. New Orleans 504.782.2569. Since 1936, the Original New Orleans SnoBall! This is the BEST Christmas cookie mum has ever made (and I usually bake at least 20 different kinds!!!) And may others be as obsessive as your nonagenarian mom. Each component isn't difficult to make. The cupcakes were so tender that they seemed to squish a little when I started taking them out of the molds. I keep my cookies well chilled prior to baking. Combine shave ice and soft-serve ice cream to make this one-of-a-kind treat! With Christmas such a busy time you can relax with these as they are simple ( balls a little time consuming) taste great and go over well. but the idea is spot on: sugar inside of sugar inside of sugar coated in sugar? The nuts I've found are best if ground almost to a powder; small chunks can make them crumble even as you roll them. I honestly loved the filling so much that I'd like to see more of it in the cupcake. These homemade sno balls are our take on Hostess Sno Balls and are made with chocolate cake, a meringue filling and frosting, and fuzzy pink coconut. But haven’t eaten them for decades. Do drop back in and tell me how they turned out. Thanks! The crème filling was added in 1950. And do let us know when you make them…with details on just how creative you decide to get! I couldn’t believe it when I went searching for a Hostess Cupcake and couldn’t find them. Make sure you pour syrup between each layer. Serve at once. In place of using a pastry bag and tip to fill, you could use a knife, cut a small hole in a cone like shape into the the cupcake, remove the round, fill, and replace. The frosting Is the fragile element. I’m so glad you like the recipe. 1/3 cup Cocoa powder. Ann, I don’t know because I’ve never made it that way. In a small bowl, beat the marshmallow creme, butter, powdered sugar and vanilla until light and fluffy; add the salt mixture and combine. Add vanilla; beat until well mixed. (This is beginning to sound like a David Leite article :-)) Or .. as simple as making one’s own wish for the Season. LOL! In Grandmom Trigiani's kitchen and on her platters you would find Alas, we know of no such way to make these homemade versions last that long. Butter and flour the molds. 1 tsp Cream of tarter. Then add the milk, cream nectar flavor, vanilla and pink food coloring and stir again. Use a fork to “tumble” the coconut around in the bowl until the color is evenly distributed. It is perfect as is. Normal white, castor or confectioners? Is that correct? I am Brazilian and live in Brazil where these sweets are not sold, nor are there recipes for it. when sno-balls appeared on my chrismukkuh list mum was kind enough to buy me some, which is when i realized how terrible they actually taste. If they can store, I’m assuming it’d be on the counter (well covered). Ingredients Ice Sno-Kone® Syrups with AllCane® or Hawaii’s Finest® Flavor Concentrate of choice Soft Serve Ice Cream or Scoop of Vanilla Ice cream Directions Fill the Hawaii’s Finest® Styrofoam cup 1/2 full of shaved ice Add Sno-Kone® Syrup with AllCane® or Hawaii’s Finest® Flavor Concentrate flavor … Alternate adding the dry ingredients and the instant coffee mixture in 3 additions, beginning and ending with the dry ingredients. Add the salt and beat until the whites are glossy and hold soft peaks. Sal’s Sno-Balls 1823 Metairie Ave. Metairie 504.666.1823. If the ball was too large it would start to flatten slightly into a mound. A few hints for bakers trying this the first time....use real butter, not margarine. The coconut and rich flavor of the cake went far to mask any second-day meringue frosting texture change. 2 tsp Baking soda. Heat the oven to 350°F (175°C). Mix in the flour, pecans, and salt. Also the baking instruction was 400 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes. Pat, Sno Balls are definitely around. Hostess Sno Balls were originally chocolate cupcakes covered with ho-hum white marshmallow and shredded coconut, hence the name. Snowballs are a genuine favorite of my husband’s, and I do occasionally see them in the grocery store and buy him a package or two. Bruna, we’re thrilled to hear that we helped you find such a long sought-after recipe! Yes that was my concern. INGREDIENTS: sugar, water, corn syrup, enriched bleached wheat flour [flour, reduced iron, b vitamins (niacin, thiamine mononitrate (b1), riboflavin (b2), folic acid)], coconut (sulfite treated), high fructose corn syrup, partially hydrogenated vegetable oil (soybean, cottonseed and/or canola oil, beef fat), mono and diglycerides, polysorbate 60, soy lecithin. Cream the butter with 1/2 cup of the confectioners' sugar and the vanilla. Wish sites would stop wasting my time with misleading titles. © 2018 All rights reserved. You can definitely make the pastry cream a few days in advance. It also brought back the 50s memory of the Christmas-time vanilla ice cream balls, rolled in coconut, with a single red candle, w/ piped holly leaves at the candle’s base. Hey David. Whatever you tend to watch—whether calories or WW points or your digits on the scale—just don’t even go there with this one. We'd love to see your creations on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Although Sno Balls still turn heads after all these years, I’ve given them a face-lift using a richer, moister, more sophisticated cake made from Dutch-processed cocoa that’s slathered with an ethereally light Italian meringue. Add comma separated list of ingredients to include in recipe. Not called by those names, but otherwise identical. The only variation is 3/4 cup finely chopped nuts instead of 1 cup chopped pecans. These look wonderful, but where did you find the domed cupcake pan? Add finely crushed candy canes to the confectioners' sugar used for the final dusting. These are technically Mexican Wedding Cakes or Russian Teacakes, but my grandmother gave up on us calling them that years ago! 1 stick unsalted butter (4 oz), at room temperature, plus more for the molds, 3/4 cup all-purpose flour, plus more for the molds, 1/2 teaspoon chocolate extract (optional), 1 teaspoon powdered instant coffee dissolved in 2/3 cup boiling water, 2 cups sweetened shredded coconut, preferably Baker’s Angel Flake Coconut. I would like to make one giant sno ball for a party (special request for my husbands birthday). When the syrup is at the desired temperature, carefully pour it in a very thin stream down the side of the bowl into the egg whites with the beater still on high speed. 547. If you make this recipe, snap a photo and hashtag it #LeitesCulinaria. Thanks for posting this, David. In a small saucepan, mix the sugar and spring water and start mixing with a spoon until the sugar dissolves. I saw some comments about the cookies being hard or dry this might be because the butter is not at room temperature or not well creamed the butter needs to look like mayonnaise before adding the rest of the ingredients; if the butter is runny or semi melted the cookies turn out hard on the other hand if the butter is cold or firm the cookies crumble and turn out dry. Fill the hole with a dollop of the reserved white meringue and replace the top. Divide the batter evenly among the molds, filling them almost to the top. PERFECT!! Attach it below. Do not allow these cookies to get too brown: it's better to undercook them than to overcook them. When I asked them tonight which cookie they like the best they all agreed. She lived to be 93. Turn the coconut into a large bowl. SnoWizard, Inc. This is identical to what I'm used to making....absolutely delicious! Hostess is going out of business. 1/2 cup (1 stick) salted butter. Page, the cake is great. Also I made another batch of dough using 3/4 cup toasted coconut instead of chopped nuts to put in the freezer for later use. Add the egg and then the yolk to the butter and sugar mixture, scraping the bowl after each addition. I read that the different products were up for grabs, though, so maybe the real thing will be back, just not “Hostess” I guess. Also, the easiest way I've found to coat each cookie with the powdered sugar is by using a covered plastic container. My recipe for these cookies is very similar but after 40 years of using mine I am switching to this recipe. But due to the shape of these, they may take up more freezer space than you’re willing to dedicate to the cause. This is a chocolate cake, layered with fluffy marshmallow frosting and coated in pink coconut flakes. Place the coconut in a food processor fitted with a metal blade, add 3 drops food coloring, and pulse 15 times. Filling: In a small bowl combine the water and salt until salt is dissolved. Cool. Now I wonder if they must be a knock-off, as everyone is saying that’s there’s no more Hostess I will definitely be on the lookout. I guess that’s “normal white” in German! A little messy with the confectioner's sugar candy cane powder but once you establish a system it's not as awkward. A small miracle in a horrible economy. I love the internet! I have made this cookie many ways. David this just about did me in. Set the molds on a wire rack and let cool for 5 minutes. Tasteless powdery & dry even tho I undercooked them. After it tanked he went back to school to get his degree in engineering. this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. Then tell us. I’m in Middlebury, CT…not far from Roxbury! Hi Lisa, the domes are really just rounded cupcake pans. Roll about 1 tablespoon or so of dough into balls and place on an ungreased cookie sheet. One of our favorites happens to be Hostess snacks. Scoop out and reserve about 3/4 cup of the meringue. That’s closer to the truth. Wonderful!!! Add 3 drops red food coloring to the remaining meringue in the bowl of the stand mixer and mix until combined. Sno Balls are cream-filled chocolate cakes covered with marshmallow frosting and coconut flakes formerly produced and distributed by Hostess and currently owned by private equity firms Apollo Global Management and Metropoulos & Co. Sno Balls are usually pink; however, they are also available in chocolate, lemon, white, green, blue and other colors for specific holidays and times of year. STEP 3. coatings contain: blue (fd&c blue 1 lake); green (yellow 5 lake, blue 1 lake); lavender (blue 2 lake, carmine, red 40 lake); orange (yellow 6 lake); pink (carmine, red 40 lake); teal (blue 1 lake, yellow 5 lake); yellow (yellow 5 lake). 3 Eggs. Do you know what it’s like to eat sno ball after sno ball to find just the right recipe. Sno Balls. Our pleasure, Page. So sad. I remember their exact location in our 50’s grocery store, lusting after them in their *come hither* cellophane package (and come to think of it.. .rather racy *pairing* of two voluptuous pink mounds!). Greets from Germany Emma. Ingredients Ice Orange RTU Sno-Kone® Syrup #1053 Evaporated Milk Directions Shave ice into Sno-Kone® cup Pour the ready-to-use Sno-Kone® syrup over the ice Add the evaporated milk right on top of the Sno-Kone® or shave ice Tip: You can also premix your cream syrup by mixing 4oz. One day I was eager to try these cakes and started looking for the recipe and finally found it! Shake them gently to coat. My children will love them. Originally, the cakes were colored white and lacked the crème filling. They’re at my local bodega in NYC and at our general store in Roxbury, CT. Shape mixture into 1-inch balls, using 1 level tablespoon of mixture for each. Have you tried them in this particular pan? Thickly frost the top of the cakes with the pink meringue. OK… day late and a dollar short here, but found this from today’s post. Actually, I never liked Twinkies. This cookie just melts in your mouth and it is SO easy to make. Originally published February 15, 2004.–David Leite. Once they have cooled, roll them in confectioners' sugar once more. I will say “inspired” by the real deal. Combine frosting and marshmallow cream in a bowl, mix well then spread over brownies. My mom says my first taste as a little kid, I spit it out. Once they’ve baked and cooled, you can stack them, do a little sculpting to make it more dome-like, then frost it to give it that perfect Sno Ball shape. A shift? Cream butter and sugar in medium bowl until creamy. Thank you. Homemade Hostess Sno Balls. of … Hate tons of emails? Like many of the commenters, I haven’t eaten any of this stuff since I was a kid, but it was good to know I could if I wanted to. Cover and cook for 3 minutes. He starts his new job Monday. Rebecca, they look AMAZING! They were little grease and sugar sponges. But the Snowballs had some redeeming values, she says with a straight face. I’ll try this out and pretend I’m a kid again. contains 2% or less of: cocoa, palm oil, soybean oil, glycerine, sugar, cornstarch, pork gelatin, modified corn starch, glucose, cocoa (processed with alkali), baking soda, salt, whey, leavenings (sodium acid pyrophosphate, baking soda, cornstarch, and monocalcium phosphate), whole eggs, sugar, dextrose, wheat flour, enzymes, xanthan gum, cellulose gum, natural and artificial flavor. Then enter your email address for our weekly newsletter. Claire Saffitz returns to the Test Kitchen to try her hand at making gourmet Sno Balls. Perhaps calling it a “copycat recipe” is wrong, and I’ll fix that now. Set aside. And everything comes together very quickly. Ann. Snowballs are hard to come by in Canada, or least the part I live in. These look fabulous! And I will make these but not in the very near future as I’ve already gone up a size thank you very much Leite’s Culinaria, best chocolate chip cookies ever, best chocolate cake ever, best orange cake, and many delicious meals. I was wondering if they could be made in cupcake pans? And as always, please take a gander at our comment policy before posting. New Orleans 504.737.5013. Info. Everyone loves a good copycat recipe for their favorite childhood treat. I am going in search of the proper pan then making these immediately. For the past year I’ve been experimenting with your Portuguese cookbook and thinking “Geez, this guy is really something, taking on a whole country…”. Baby boomers will remember this post-World War II junk food favorite. STEP 1. Do you prefer info delivered in a neat, easy-to-digest (pun intended) form? Today I was thinking about these sticky sweet cakes we used to get from the american px when passing through to austria. Lift out by the bottom with fork, tap, and then place into 8AA cupcake liners. Fluffy’s Sno-balls is made from the best quality syrups with over 35+ flavors and the finest block ice. I also bake these at 325 degrees for 20 mins. Ingredients: For the chocolate cake: 1 stick unsalted butter, softened; 2 cups sugar; 3 eggs; 1 teaspoon vanilla extract; 2 cups all purpose flour; 2 teaspoons baking soda; 1/2 teaspoon salt; 1/3 cup cocoa powder; 1 1/2 cups milk; For the filling/frosting: 6 room temperature egg whites; 1 1/2 cups sugar; 1 teaspoon cream of tartar; … JenP, I’m sorry that you felt mislead. But not long after, Hostess decided to … Thanx for a nice recipe! Thank you so much for this recipe. I made them yesterday. In any event, good fun. I’d gently loosen the marshmallow topping and pick the cake and filling out first and eat it, then eat that rubbery, coconutty topping like it was a soft taffy. Will let you know how it goes. I’m sure you won’t be disappointed. Run the tip of a knife around the rim of each cake and lift out. 2 cups All purpose flour. Special Equipment: Domed cupcake pan with six 1/2-cup molds (each 3 1/2 inches in diameter by 1 1/2 inches deep). Susan, that’s what I’m sad about: the loss of something from my childhood. Note that these don't spread or rise so you can bake a bunch on the cooky sheet which makes the preparation time for these balls much less than the average cooky. high fructose corn syrup, shortening (tallow, hydrogenated tallow, cottonseed oil, mono and diglycerides, polysorbate 60, soy lecithin), contains 2% or less: palm oil, cocoa processed with alkali, glycerin, gelatin, soy lecithin, soybean oil, modified cornstarch… And now i found your recipe. Accustomed to rationing flour and sugar during World World War II, Americans were now devouring manufactured sweets, and the Sno Ball was an instant hit. Also if the dough wants to stick to your hands keep them dampened with clean water when rolling the balls. Commonly confused with the snow cone or snowball, the ice of a sno-ball is fine and fluffy; while a snow cone's ice is coarse, crunchy, and granular. ⅓ cup confectioners' sugar for dusting, or as needed, ¼ cup finely crushed peppermint candy canes (Optional). Whatever happened with them? And no one is the wiser, right? Be the first on your block to be in the know. I am wondering if the recipe will work in one large bowl instead of individual cakes, without falling etc? Agreed! Add coconut to a bowl and squeeze in 2 drops of food coloring. Copy Cat Hostess Sno Balls. Learning that Hostess has filed bankruptcy made me remember these gems from childhood … loved them … so I thought I would search a recipe for fun. ruthie, long live the obsessive checkers! But I think you do the same thing in your writing, no? Should be cream filling (shortening or butter plus sugar; no egg whites) and marshmallow (NOT marshmallow creme) coating. Let us know what you think. Real snoballs do not have a meringue filling, nor do they have a meringue coating. Shave 1 bowl of ice, then pour syrup over. STEP 2. All three components—cake, filling, and frosting—are good on their own and together. (Literally.) For Easter, it's a violet Hopper and for Trick-or-Treat it becomes a Scary Cake. I’ve got a question though… what kind of sugar did you use? Now I will be able to prove to my friends what delights these American sweets are…. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. And regarding weight…um, well, you know: Just doing my job, ma’am! Usually with made-from-scratch cake you can freeze it, unfrosted, and then thaw it overnight at room temperature before frosting. The pleasure is so much richer, so much less fraught with guilt when you’re not even counting. Do let us know what you think of these bright pink cakes! Snowballs. Add flour and pecans; beat at … Sno Ball Cake is inspired by the Hostess snack, sno balls. They taste almost like the real deal–but are way better for you–and are perfect for any occasion but are especially well-suited to birthday parties, spring, showers, and Easter. I feel for the workers right now. While the cakes cool, in a small, heavy saucepan over medium heat, bring the sugar and water to a boil. Before I do, I would love to know; is it possible to store these for a couple days, or do they really need to be eaten immediately? This is a very festive cookie for Christmas. Will have to try this week. It's definitely a weekend project if you want to eat the cupcakes fresh, but you can also make parts of the recipe ahead, which would cut down on the feeling of how long it takes. Easy to make hence 2 stars. "Sno Balls were invented in 1947," says Mike Redd, vice-president of cake marketing at Interstate Bakeries, the company that bought Hostess in 1995. So I left some cupcakes in the molds until they were mostly cooled. Using a serrated knife, carefully slice off the top third of each cake, keeping each top alongside its cake. I love the idea of making it into an ice cream cake. I think they could be made in cupcake tins, but the shape would be different. Tamp down gently on the coconut to maintain the domed shape. What a delicious, sticky-fingered mess! Have a picture you'd like to add to your comment? This recipe is snowball perfection! Beat in the vanilla. I finally found the recipe for that seemingly wonderful cake—-I say seemingly because I have never eaten that cake! For my mom, who was an obsessive checker. Continue to beat until the mixture cools, 8 to 10 minutes. I’ve made them since I posted and I see what you’re saying. © Copyright 2021, 15 Instant Pot Recipes to Power You Through Whole30, 20 Meatless Monday Ideas That Everyone Will Love, 14 Hearty, Comfort Food Casseroles Starring Winter Squash, Our 25 Best Hot and Cheesy Dips Got Serious Game, 25 Beloved Bread Recipes From Grandma's Kitchen, 10 Banana Bundt Cakes to Make with Excess Bananas, The Best Comfort Foods to Get You Through Flu Season, 12 Recipes to Turn Extra Chicken into Healthy Main Dish Salads, 12 Vegetable-Friendly Side Dishes for the Mediterranean Diet, 19 Hearty Meatless Soups and Stews To Keep You Warm This Winter, 10 Vegan Bowls Packed with Veggies and Grains, 20 Recipes for the Super Bowl for Two People, Nutrition These were by far the best I have ever eaten. Treat your concession customers to a fruity delight in this simple snow cone treat! (should I mention the hardships you must have gone through?). Information is not currently available for this nutrient. I've been making these for years but had lost my recipe. Aren’t flashbacks great, Pamela? I have this premonition the first paycheck is going to spent at the chef supply store. Amount is based on available nutrient data. Add the sour cream and chocolate extract, if using, and mix until combined. Hostess Sno Balls were originally chocolate cupcakes covered with ho-hum white marshmallow and shredded coconut, hence the name. Jamie, I hope you make these as they won’t be manufactured anymore. I sell these in my shop and they fly out the door. Now when making the balls for the cookies I incorporate the whole familys help. Meanwhile, sift the flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt into a medium bowl and set aside. Pinch about a tablespoon and a half of cake from the inside center of each cake and set aside for nibbling. Which is funny, because the Sno Ball is kind of a scary cake all year round. And thanks for this, David. And thanks for bringing it to my attention, because I pulled up the ingredients list of the real snoballs, and I kinda like ours better. I haven’t had a Sno Ball or Twinkie in years, but they represent afternoon runs to Moniz’s Variety Store on Buffington St., when penny candy was indeed a penny. I’d suggest making it in several cake pans, each a bit smaller then the previous, say a 10 inch, 8 inch, and 6 inch. You most certain should, Cravings of a Lunatic. Pandora’s Snowballs 901 N. Carrollton Ave. New Orleans. I even made a batch with white whole wheat flour and it tasted wonderful; just added to the nutty buttery taste but made it just a tad healthier! no wonder hostess is bankrupt. All materials used with permission. LOL…..as an adult I will forgo that for better flavor any day! Thanks for the chance to recreate (and improve) the Snowballs. (I think!) Among the foods she tackled was a little pink treat she had absolutely no respect for - the Sno Ball. I adore them, total coconut nut. Bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 20 to 25 minutes. Moreover, in a snow cone the flavored syrup sinks to the bottom of the cup; while in a sno-ball the ice absorbs the syrup. Sigh. Nope. Sno Balls were first introduced in 1947. I have to make these! Mix in the flour, … Store cookies in an … Do your checks! I’m fasting for a test right now and I swear I almost passed out upon seeing these. Allrecipes is part of the Meredith Food Group. Refrigerated. Perhaps you should add it to your store, or at least a link to the source. This is such a classic it's hard to think anybody couldn't find them in a comprehensive cookbook. Around St. Patrick's day, the Sno Ball goes green and masquerades as a Lucky Puff. But they should be filled in frosted the day you’re going to serve them. This recipe definitely needs more vanilla; I soak the nuts on vanilla a bit before adding them. 15 ingredients. Please let us know how it turns out and send me a picture and I’ll post it. Isn’t it amazing? Copy Cat Hostess Sno Balls Recipe. =P I found smaller balls baked more like balls. Add comma separated list of ingredients to exclude from recipe. You could easily make the cupcakes the day ahead and refrigerate them. It's a keeper. Rebecca, you can make the cake domes ahead of time. Hostess attributes their initial popularity to Americans being released from the flour and sugar rationing during World War II. These Sno Balls will be great for a family gathering, as there will be more people to help devour them. When I heard Hostess was closing shop, the first thing I thought of was “There go my Snoballs, as well.” I haven’t had one since I was a kid (they kind of gross me out, now) but they were a prized treat back then. Er…or still. This worked better than removing immediately. Maybe it has to do with the individuality… the primal interaction and control over one’s own fire? It's almost exactly the same as a Russian tea cake recipe from Betty Crocker's web site. Hi, I’m Mardi, and we are Pelican’s SnoBalls! What a lovely sentiment, Martha in KS. I've got some old books from the '50's and they have it too. Here's a tip: chill the dough before forming balls. Enter your email address and get all of our updates sent to your inbox the moment they're posted. For myself, my aunt, my 2 cousins and 4 great aunts – thank you! Please come back often throughout October. Uncover and continue to cook until the syrup registers 235°F to 240°F (112°C to 115°C) on a candy thermometer, about 3 minutes. the cake is dry like sand and there is only a pea-sized amount of frosting on the inside. water, corn syrup, bleached enriched wheat flour (flour, nacin, ferrous sulfate or reduced iron, thiamin mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid), coconut. Add about a tsp lorna, I ’ m not sure it would bake all the way through where. 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