German Chocolate Cake Balls

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Cynthia Lancaster

By
@cynthia_l

A great way to turn your favorite cake into a finger food.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

I've had cake balls before, but never with a German chocolate cake. I loved it! The coconut pecan frosting mixed with the cake makes for a really moist and rich cake ball. The white chocolate coating on the outside makes this stand out. The white chocolate/chocolate flavor combination is a great change from the traditional chocolate coating.

Note: The cake is very moist. We recommend keeping them in the fridge and only taking out a few at a time while coating. If they become room temperature, they are hard to work with. The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 4 votes

Comments:
Serves:
10-12
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 box
    German chocolate cake mix, plus ingredients on package
  • 1 jar(s)
    coconut pecan frosting
  • 2 pkg
    white chocolate or milk chocolate candy coating

How to Make German Chocolate Cake Balls

Step-by-Step

  1. Prepare cake according to package direction.
  2. Bake in a 9x13 pan and set aside to cool.
  3. Once cake is cool, break apart cake. Mix in frosting.
  4. Mix frosting until completely blended with cake crumbs.
  5. Form into 1 1/2 inch balls. Refrigerate until firm.
  6. Melt candy coating according to directions.
  7. Coat each cake ball until covered.
  8. Allow coating to set before serving.

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About German Chocolate Cake Balls

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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