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How to make awesome cake balls

Making cake into the shape of a ball and dipping it into chocolate should not taste so sinfully good, BUT IT DOES!

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Gather ingredients for cake batter.

Gather ingredients for cake batter.

Prepare cake batter as instructed on box or by recipe.

Prepare cake batter as instructed on box or by recipe.

Bake cake as instructed.  It does not matter what shape or size pan you use as you will crumble the final product.  However, adjust cooking time accordingly.

Bake cake as instructed. It does not matter what shape or size pan you use as you will crumble the final product. However, adjust cooking time accordingly.

Allow the cake to cool completely.  If you skip this step, the cake will melt the icing, causing a gigantic mess!!!

Allow the cake to cool completely. If you skip this step, the cake will melt the icing, causing a gigantic mess!!!

Gather the remaining ingredients to prepare the cake balls.

Gather the remaining ingredients to prepare the cake balls.

Place all of the crumbled cake into a large mixing bowl.

Place all of the crumbled cake into a large mixing bowl.

Add the cream cheese frosting to the crumbles in the bowl.

Add the cream cheese frosting to the crumbles in the bowl.

Mix until all the frosting is completely incorporated.

Mix until all the frosting is completely incorporated.

Line a couple of cutting boards with foil if desired (easier clean up) as you will use these on which to first form, then freeze, then dip the cake balls.

Line a couple of cutting boards with foil if desired (easier clean up) as you will use these on which to first form, then freeze, then dip the cake balls.

Roll the cake balls between your hands into balls about the diameter of a quarter.  As the balls get too sticky, wash and dry your hands and begin again.

Roll the cake balls between your hands into balls about the diameter of a quarter. As the balls get too sticky, wash and dry your hands and begin again.

Cover with plastic wrap and freeze for 1-2 hours to make the balls more firm before dipping them in chocolate.

Cover with plastic wrap and freeze for 1-2 hours to make the balls more firm before dipping them in chocolate.

Place the chocolate chips in a microwave proof bowl and microwave on 50% power for 3-4 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds.

Place the chocolate chips in a microwave proof bowl and microwave on 50% power for 3-4 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds.

The chocolate chips should be heated until they stir "smooth" as in the photo above, but be careful not to overheat the chocolate as it will taste grainy and bitter.

The chocolate chips should be heated until they stir "smooth" as in the photo above, but be careful not to overheat the chocolate as it will taste grainy and bitter.

This is the finished product!!! Allow the chocolate to completely harden and enjoy!!!

  • One recipe Red Velvet Cake (or boxed mix)
  • One can Cream Cheese Frosting (16oz)
  • Two bags Semi Sweet Chocolate Chips (12 oz)
  • Any ingredients needed for cake batter