These Chocolate Cake Balls are made with crumbled cake and frosting, dipped chocolate. They're the perfect treat for the holidays, or any time of year!
Keyword cake balls, chocolate, dessert
Prep Time 45minutes
Cook Time 20minutes
Cooling Time 1hour
Total Time 1hour5minutes
Servings 36cake balls
118.25 oz package chocolate cake mix + ingredients to prepare cake
116 oz can prepared chocolate frosting
1container microwave dipping chocolate or almond bark
sprinkles for topping
Prepare cake and bake according to package directions in a 9x13 inch pan. Allow to cool completely.
After cake has cooled, use your hands to crumble the cake into a large mixing bowl. A fork can also be used to crumble large chunks. Make sure cake is completely broken into fine crumbs.
Add 1/2-3/4 of the container of frosting, mixing with a spoon until the cake crumbs are coated. I don't add the entire container because then the cake balls come out a little too mushy. Place the bowl in the refrigerator for about 20 minutes.
Remove the bowl from the refrigerator and roll the mixture into small balls. Place balls on a plate or cookie sheet topped with wax paper and freeze for 1 hour.
Melt dipping chocolate or almond bark according to package directions. Place a wooden skewer on the bottom of a cake ball and dip into the chocolate, swirling and then tapping off the excess. Place the skewer in a mug or glass (I used short skewers for this recipe) and immediately add sprinkles if using. Allow to dry completely. Repeat with remaining cake balls.