Cake Balls Recipe

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Rosa Harris Modified: March 21, 2022
Cake Balls Recipe

How To Make Cake Balls

Whip up a fun treat of cake balls to satisfy your sweet cravings! It’s made with only five ingredients, and makes the perfect midnight snack.

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Chill Time: 1 hour
Total: 2 hours



For Cake:

  • cake mix,1 box, flavor of your choice
  • eggs,as directed on the box
  • oil,as directed on the box
  • water,as directed on the box
  • 1cupcanned frosting,plus 2 tablespoons, flavor of your choice

For Topping:

  • 1lbcandy melts
  • ½cupsprinkles


  1. Prepare cake mix with the amount of oil, water and eggs directed on the box.

  2. Bake in a 9-inch x 13-inch pan according to package directions.

  3. Let cake cool completely, then break apart and crumble until fine crumbs form.

  4. Stir in the frosting until a dough forms. Add additional frosting, 1 tablespoon at a time, until desired consistency is reached.

  5. Roll the cake mixture into tablespoon sized balls.

  6. Place the balls on a parchment lined baking sheet and chill for at least 1 hour.

  7. Melt the candy melts in a bowl in the microwave, heating in 30 second increments, and stir until completely smooth.

  8. Place each cake ball on a fork and use a spoon to pour the candy melts over the cake ball. Tap against the side of the bowl to remove excess candy melts.

  9. Place each ball on a parchment lined sheet pan, then top with sprinkles.

  10. Repeat with remaining cake balls and candy melts.

  11. Serve, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 104.61kcal
  • Fat: 5.28g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.48g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.81g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.79g
  • Carbohydrates: 15.81g
  • Fiber: 0.74g
  • Sugar: 14.27g
  • Protein: 0.53g
  • Sodium: 14.91mg
  • Calcium: 4.28mg
  • Potassium: 48.54mg
  • Iron: 0.41mg
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