Heavenly Chocolate-Fudge Cake Balls Recipe

Heavenly Chocolate-Fudge Cake Balls Recipe
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Heavenly Chocolate-Fudge Cake Balls Recipe

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My special treat is similar to the popular cake pops—but without the stick! They're guaranteed to calm any chocolate craving and jazz up holiday goodie trays all at the same time. Best of all, no one will guess how easy they are to make! —Lynn Davis, Moreno Valley, California
Recommended: Christmas Treats
MAKES:
95 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 1-3/4 hours + standing Bake: 30 min. + cooling
MAKES:
95 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 1-3/4 hours + standing Bake: 30 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1 package devil's food cake mix (regular size)
  • 2 tablespoons hot water
  • 1 teaspoon instant coffee granules
  • 1 cup chocolate fudge frosting
  • 1/3 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/4 cup chocolate syrup
  • 1-1/3 cups miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 pounds white candy coating, chopped
  • Optional toppings: milk chocolate English toffee bits, toasted sweetened shredded coconut and crushed candy canes

Directions

Prepare and bake cake according to package directions. Cool completely. Crumble cake into a large bowl.
In a small bowl, combine hot water and coffee granules; stir until dissolved. Add the frosting, cocoa and chocolate syrup; stir until combined. Add to cake; beat on low speed until blended. Stir in chocolate chips. Shape into 1-in. balls.
In a microwave, melt candy coating; stir until smooth. Dip balls in coating mixture; allow excess to drip off. Place on waxed paper; sprinkle with toppings of your choice. Let stand until set. Store in airtight containers. Yield: about 8 dozen.
Originally published as Heavenly Chocolate-Fudge Cake Balls in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2012, p73

Nutritional Facts

1 cake ball (calculated without toppings): 111 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 51mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

  • 1 package devil's food cake mix (regular size)
  • 2 tablespoons hot water
  • 1 teaspoon instant coffee granules
  • 1 cup chocolate fudge frosting
  • 1/3 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/4 cup chocolate syrup
  • 1-1/3 cups miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 pounds white candy coating, chopped
  • Optional toppings: milk chocolate English toffee bits, toasted sweetened shredded coconut and crushed candy canes
  1. Prepare and bake cake according to package directions. Cool completely. Crumble cake into a large bowl.
  2. In a small bowl, combine hot water and coffee granules; stir until dissolved. Add the frosting, cocoa and chocolate syrup; stir until combined. Add to cake; beat on low speed until blended. Stir in chocolate chips. Shape into 1-in. balls.
  3. In a microwave, melt candy coating; stir until smooth. Dip balls in coating mixture; allow excess to drip off. Place on waxed paper; sprinkle with toppings of your choice. Let stand until set. Store in airtight containers. Yield: about 8 dozen.
Originally published as Heavenly Chocolate-Fudge Cake Balls in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2012, p73

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