Thursday, October 8, 2009

Cake Balls - A Wonderful Thing

This past weekend I made some carrot cake, cake balls. Although very time consuming to make, they were also very easy to make. And of course, the final product was Delicious.
I have seen on many different blogger's post a recipe for cake balls, but one particular lady goes above and beyond just cake balls. These are what mine looked like

and these are what hers look like.

She doesn't just do balls, she does cake pops too!
My goal it to try and perfect the cake ball and be able to make mine look half as good as Bakerella's.

Let me know if you try making them, and what flavor cake you use. I will be making some more this weekend.
Here is the recipe:
You can use any cake combinations.
1 box cake mix (cook as directed on box for 13 X 9 cake)
1 can frosting (16 oz.)
1 package chocolate bark (regular or white chocolate)
wax paper

1. After cake is cooked and cooled completely, crumble into large bowl.
2. Mix thoroughly with 1 can cream cheese frosting. (It may be easier to use fingers to mix together, but be warned it will get messy.)
3. Roll mixture into quarter size balls and lay on cookie sheet. (Should make 45-50. You can get even more if you use a mini ice cream scooper, but I like to hand roll them.)
4. Chill for several hours. (You can speed this up by putting in the freezer.)
5. Melt chocolate in microwave per directions on package.
6. Roll balls in chocolate and lay on wax paper until firm. (Use a spoon to dip and roll in chocolate and then tap off extra.)

TIP: Only melt a few pieces of chocolate bark at a time because it starts to cool and thicken. It’s easier to work with when it’s hot.


Hawklady said...

I loved making the cake balls last Christmas. I loved eating them even more. I am more than willing to help you eat all of you "practice cake balls".

kellyn2girls1boy said...

yummy, do you deliver?

Anonymous said...

I'm so glad that you saved me some, they where delicious. Love ya babe

Kwil said...

did you ever do the one-month no-sweets at all? i am about to begin a 4 week no sweets regimen and was looking for inspiration!