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german chocolate cake truffles

(1 rating)
Recipe by
donna clark
salt lake city, UT

Whether you call these truffles of cake balls, they're easy to make and fun to dip. I made them for a party at work and everyone lovd them.

(1 rating)
yield 8 doz.
prep time 45 Min
cook time 55 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For german chocolate cake truffles

  • 1 pkg
    (18 oz ) german chocolate cake mix
  • 1
    ( 16 oz ) contained milk chocolate ready to spread frosting
  • 2 c
    toasted coconuts ( divited )
  • 1 1/2 c
    toasted finely chopped pecans, (divited )
  • 2 pkg
    (12 oz ) chocolate chips for dipping

How To Make german chocolate cake truffles

  • 1
    Prepare and bake the cake according to package directions in a lightly greased 13x9" pan. Let cool combpetely in pan ( about 30 minutes )
  • 2
    Crumble the cake into a large bowl. Scoop frosting over the cake crumbs. Sprinkle with 1 cup each coconuts, and pecans, stir gently , just until thoroughly blended. Using a small cookie scoop, scoop cake mixture into 1 1/4" balls, roll in your hands , then place balls on wax paper-lined baking sheet. cover and chill 1 hour.
  • 3
    meanwhile, combine remaining 1 cup coconut, and 3/4 cup pecans, stir well. Melt chocolate for dipping, 1 package at a time. Dip chilled balls using a fork, and allow excess chocolate to drip off. Place coated truffles on wax paper-lined baking sheet . Sprinkle tops with coconut-pecan mixture; chill for 30 minutes. or until set. Place truffles in baking cups.