Red Velvet Cake Balls

Red Velvet Cake Balls

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 36
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 98.4
  • Total Fat: 5.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.8 mg
  • Sodium: 40.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 12.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.0 g
  • Protein: 0.8 g

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Number of Servings: 36


    ◦1 (18.25 ounce) package cake mix
    ◦1 (16 ounce) container prepared cake frosting
    ◦6 ounces of chocolate flavored confectioners coating disks or bar (available in white chocolate, dark or milk)
    ◦Food Coloring (optional)


Prepare the cake mix according to the directions on the box. When cake is finished baking allow to cool for 30 minutes. Crumble the cake into a large bowl using a stand mixer or a hand mixer. Add the frosting and mix until well combined. Place the bowl in the refrigerator for at least 3 hours or overnight.

Line a baking tray with wax paper. Use a melon baller as a scooper to form balls with the cake mixture. Place on wax paper. Once you have used all of the cake mixture, place the baking tray in the freezer for 1 hour. Melt the chocolate in a glass bowl of the microwave, stirring every 5-10 seconds until smooth. At this point you can add a bit of food coloring if you are using white chocolate.

Remove the balls from the freezer. Using one toothpick, pick up the balls one at a time and dip in the chocolate. Use a second toothpick to slide the ball off the first toothpick onto the wax paper lined baking tray.

NOTE: We found that an old Easter egg dipper works as well. If the balls fall off the toothpick into the chocolate, they are not firm enough to work with and you'll need to place them back in the freezer for additional time

Once you have covered all the balls in chocolate coating place the tray in the refrigerator until the chocolate coating is set. At this point you can drizzle other chocolate on the balls for decoration.

Number of Servings: 36

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LMAZANEC.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    Very Good
    tasty - 1/21/21

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    delicious - 11/14/20

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    Very Good
    Fun and tasty treat. - 11/13/20

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    Nice recipe - 9/3/20

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    Great idea, I love anything red velvet! - 7/15/20