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Cake Balls Recipe

This easy cake balls recipe is delicious for any occasion and the perfect balance of cake + frosting in every bite! Great to make with kids.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword birthday cake balls, cake balls, cake balls recipe
Prep Time 1 hour
Setting Time 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 40 balls
Calories 100kcal
Author Alli


  • 1 box funfetti cake mix see note
  • 1 cup white buttercream frosting
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips melted
  • 3 tablespoons oil coconut or vegetable or canola


  • Prepare the boxed cake mix per the instructions for a 9x13 pan.
  • Allow the cake to cool.
  • Crumble cake into a large bowl.
  • Add the frosting and mix until well combined.
  • Scoop rounded tablespoons onto a lined cookie sheet.
  • Melt chocolate with oil in 30-second increments in the microwave until the chocolate is almost all melted. Stir to completely melt.
  • Dip each cake ball in the chocolate, tapping the excess off.
  • Sprinkle, if desired.
  • Allow to set in the fridge.


Calories: 100kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 84mg | Potassium: 15mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 1IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 1mg