German Chocolate Cake Truffles

German Chocolate Cake Truffles Recipe

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donna clark


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.

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45 Min
55 Min


1 pkg
(18 oz ) german chocolate cake mix
( 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


  • 1Prepare and bake the cake according to package directions in a lightly greased 13x9" pan. Let cool combpetely in pan ( about 30 minutes )
  • 2Crumble 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.
  • 3meanwhile, 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.

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About German Chocolate Cake Truffles

Course/Dish: Cakes, Candies, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Low Sodium, Soy Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids