Nellie Ward Recipe

German Chocolate Cake Balls

By Nellie Ward nward

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Nellie's Story

My sister gave me this recipe and the first time I made it every one was crazy about it. You can use different cake mix and frosting to make different type of balls. Red velvet with cream cheese frosting. Chocolate with chocolate frosting. Lemon with lemon frosting. What ever flavors your like.


german chocolate cake mix and ingredients on box
coconut pecan frosting
12 oz bag of chocolate chips and a small amount of paraffin wax

Directions Step-By-Step

Make german chocolate cake as directed on box. Cool. Crumble cake and then add a can of Coconut pecan frosting. Mix well with hands, it will be messy. Roll into walnut size balls. Freeze or chill for 1 hour. It will make about 50 balls
Melt a 12 oz bag of chocolate chips in a double boiler. Add a little paraffin wax to mixture. Dip cake balls into chocolate and let dry on wax paper.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies, Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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Jean Campbell gwashington1961
Feb 25, 2012
An outstanding recipe! I love the variations you recommend.

Thank you for a super party bite sized treat! LOL :-)
Rhonda Kilburn 1RhondaKay
Nov 11, 2011
I've never used paraffin, how do I know how much to use? :(
Jul 22, 2011 - Karla Everett shared this recipe with discussion group: COCONUT LOVERS UNITE
Melissa Glass Jesusfreak324
Jun 16, 2011
I just made these and they were a hit :-)
Jan 17, 2011 - Kimi Gaines shared this recipe with discussion group: "Cakes from Cake Mixes"