I’m hoping to dip them and then try to decorate them a bit – make ’em nice and springy! Is that how they are supposed to be? It’s not totally from scratch but you feel like you are making it from scratch. Of course, she shared them, & everyone said they were delicious & just as cute as can be. Refrigerate at least 1 hour. After the cake is baked and cooled, you’ll mix it up with a delicious cream cheese frosting. (Should make 45-50. Thanks bettyagnes – No need to refrigerate these unless you want to eat them cold, which is good also. Okay, I have to make these. Thanks again and best of luck with everything! MyRecipes.com is part of the Allrecipes Food Group. LOVE your site. (You can speed this up by putting in the freezer.)5. :). Next time try different flavors. Is regular food coloring okay, or do I need a different type? So many people are having difficulty with finding the red velvet cake mix. The consistency was still mushy, but not overly gooey like the first batch. Oh oops…I forgot to mention that I froze the balls overnight so it wasn’t that they were still warm causing the cracking. Are we just far less talented than you, or this there some trick we’re missing??? I brought them into the office today and everyone loved it!!! I am having the hardest time. You’ll love them. Whether you're cooking for yourself or for a family, these easy dinners are sure to leave everyone satisfied and stress-free. The wedding starts at 2 pm. First of all THANK YOU SO MUCH for sharing this wonderful recipe. 1 box red velvet cake mix (cook as directed on box for 13 X 9 cake) 1 can cream cheese frosting (16 oz.) ðªððª Hereâ, Deer through the years. Yikes. I’m definitely going to try other flavor combos. They are meant for baking and not coating, so they are more likely to melt on your fingertips when you hold them for more than a few seconds. I was able to buy betty crocker vanilla icing here, so i only had to make the velvet cake from scratch. 8 oz. Hope you have a great holiday! I ran out and made chocolate and strawberry cake balls and I can’t keep them in the house long enough to enjoy. I can’t get enough. this is such a clever idea! And I don’t even refrigerate them. I am going to make birthday cake balls for my daughter. When I make them, I leave them in an airtight container on the counter and they’re still fresh even a few days later. I think that maybe that chocolate I used was too thick. They look good, can’t wait to start baking. I can not seem to heat my chocolate up correctly. I’m glad you liked them. Makes me laugh. All Rights Reserved. NEW! This Red Velvet Cake Smoothie has ALL the chocolatey, indulgent flavors of red velvet cake, but is made with whole food ingredients like frozen banana, beets, and cacao! Plus, just 1 blender and 5 MINUTES required! Thanks Mandy and pugly feet. One can of ready-made cream cheese frosting is:16 oz. I tried them! I’ll try to take pics and let you know how they turn out. / 680gcandy melts – 1 lb. I’m sure your waitress was happy, too. Celebrating simple cooking with recipes that require 10 ingredients or less, 1 bowl, or 30 minute or less to prepare. When I saw your Red Velvet Cake Balls I knew I HAD to try them. I made these for a friend’s birthday party at school and everyone LOVED them!!! EVERYONE is asking for the recipe—so I have forwarded on you website.Thanks again—Summer in ILLINOIS, Now, you’re in trouble. You can buy Mercken's melts online through amazon, http://astore.amazon.com/bakerella-20?%5Fencoding=UTF8&node=11. I freeze mine too, but I don’t usually use the scooper. I brought them to my work and they were a huge hit with rave reviews. I’m making these! If you make the frosting from scratch, just use the same amount that would fill up a bought can of frosting. I usually use one package of chocolate bark for the red velvet balls. Hi,I am making these for my daughters graduation party. It’s easier to work with when it’s hot. i'll keep searching for someone who ships internationally…, i am still having trouble with drying these. I made these last night…and they are AMAZING!!!! Just an FYI for anyone who might want to try to flavor the almond bark…. I made some last night and they are wonderful!!!! So i’ve decided to make the cake from scratch(any good recipe site?) :). Mini cupcakes I made these for my sons preschool class. Once I coat, I have had a lot of trouble with cracking. Everyone is going to be asking for them. They are incredibly easy to make and are a wonderful indulgent treat or gift. And then charge enough to cover that plus your time/effort. MyRecipes is a registered trademark of Meredith Corporation All Rights Reserved. However, I am a fan of red velvet, and for my birthday last year I received some red velvet cake balls from my friend who’s a baker. While the balls are in the freezer melt the chocolate in the microwave in 25 second increments until the chocolate is fully melted. thanks! I’ll probably put one up too though. And here’s a link on graying chocolate, which is what I think you are describing: http://science.howstuffworks.com/question711.htm. When I dip, I drop them in a bowl of melted chocolate bark one at a time and then lift the ball out with a spoon. It looks like a really fun recipe, can’t wait to try it. I’m attending a poker party tomorrow night and I just finished making these amazing little treats. I found it harder to make the mix into balls whereas the Oreo mix was really easy. Thanks so much. Thanks for sharing your tips. Depends on what taste combo you are going for. Hey there. Bianca – about 30 (I think) oreos in a package. A good substitute for most of the ingrdient will be very helpful. Is it the same? I think the difference is that the Oreo mixture has a different consistency and is easier to work with for novices like us. Love the combos. WOW! Coffee cake balls and choco-rum cake balls and more. You just need to bake up a red velvet cake. And you can definitely put the micture in the freezer for a little while to help them firm up. or should I sell them by dozen? Red Velvet Cake Balls with cream cheese frosting, dunked in sweet white chocolate are the perfect Fall treat! I made these for Valentine’s Day and LOVED them. Youâll find ideas for cake pops (a Bakerella creation), cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and more. :). Thank you for sharing the recipe & technique. In a microwave, melt white candy coating; stir until smooth. I gave a box to my boss. It’s based on a mix, but I imagine you can follow the same directions substituting from scratch cake and frosting (I’ll try that one day). I haven’t used it before…Thanks! I made these last night for Valentine’s Day and they are sooo tasty! Red Velvet Cake Balls 1 box red velvet cake mix (cook as directed on box for 13 X 9 cake) 1 can cream cheese frosting (16 oz.) I have finally made these for my dad’s retirement party. ), in case anyone is having trouble. Red Velvet Cake Balls are the perfect bite size dessert. Can you use white baking chocolate or white chocolate chips to coat instead of the bark or melting chips? I did it! I saw your pics and I love all of your combinations. The combination of all the chocolate is rich, but really good. I wasn’t sure, so I bought FOUR bags – you know, just in case! How many candy melts did you use for a single batch of these bad boys? Then let covered ball slide off spoon onto wax paper covered cookie sheet. – I certainly didn’t expect such a quick reply!!! I’ll cover them tonight with the candy melts. They sound great. I’d love to do these for my birthday party coming up in August! Mix thoroughly with 1 can cream cheese frosting. I was wondering how much (in grams or ounces) a can of cream cheese frosting was? thanksSummer in Illinois. I chilled the mix for a bit and scooped it out onto parchment paper and froze them for 1 hour. You can also try freezing the finished product if you have to. So yummy! and the red cake is perfect! I made these last weekend and they were a HUGE hit! I found your blog through Cupcakes Take the Cake blog and I love it. After I put it in the freezer or fridge do they firm up or is mine ruined??? I can’t wait to make these for my small group that meets the day before valentines day. BTW I found a wonderful red velvet cake recipe. Add vanilla … Stir in cream cheese frosting. How do you store these Red Velvet Cake balls? And a tip for those who are bothered by the “feet” at the bottom — I took a sharp knife and trimmed around the bottom while the chocolate was still warm but starting to firm up. Mix thoroughly with 1 can cream cheese frosting. Thanks again for sharing! It looks so pretty :)THANKS!!! One recipe made about50-60 balls. Tooo thick in my microwave and the same with the double boiler. 1 package chocolate bark (regular or white chocolate) wax paper 1. From chips and dip to one-bite apps, finger foods are the perfect way to kick off a party. Mariela – I’m glad you like them so much. what great ideas for a special dessert. I refrigerated the cake/frosting mixture for just a short time and then used my teaspoon scooper that I use to make cookies. All eaters are welcome. Right now… Ridiculous, because I have Easter baskets to fill, church clothes to get ready, and a messy house! If you're looking for a simple recipe to simplify your weeknight, you've come to the right place--easy dinners are our specialty. I only have pink candy melts – do you think this will work as well? Hi Bakerella-I’m addicted, I love your blog. Do you rememer? These have been quite a hit! With the red velvet we probably made a mistake by using white bark or should I say pink bark because it is impossible not to get cake into the chocolate. Thanks for your help! :), Well— I have never had a dessert go over so well. Hi Bakerella, instead of using cream cheese frosting can I just use regular cream cheese? I think I going to try the real recipe one time before I give them away to anyone for any occasion. Elke – you can use any flavor frosting and cake combo that you would like. toro – thanks for the link, but I can’t see your site. Then I will let it slide off the spoon onto the wax paper covered cookie sheet. Yummmmy!!! Good idea though about the different flavors–even white and chocolate outer coverings would be pretty. Ingredients in this Red Velvet Smoothie. Place on baking sheets and chill for several hours or overnight. Then you don’t have to feel guilty crumbling up a beautiful homemade cake. I first tasted these two years ago at a Christmas party and immediately had to have the recipe. i am still having difficulty coating these. If it becomes a problem, just dip them one more time to fix. My nick is Morgana and I’m spanish. Do you recommend the Southern Red Velvet recipe that you have added? Any idea on how I can cut down the sweetness? red velvet cake mix 1 16-oz. i just don't know anywhere here where i can get the candy coating or dipping chocolate. Using a toothpick, press into cake ball and dunk in white chocolate. Anything like this happen to anyone else? You are so clever! They had some that had a creamy white chocolate flavor. oh my goodness! Hopefully it will be like a york peppermint patty!I’m so excited! I can’t believe your husband took them to work like that. And Happy Easter. And I use a spoon to completely cover the ball and then remove from the chocolate. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. OMGoodness! I have a favorite red velvet cake and cream cheese frosting recipe, so I made my cake and frosting from scratch. I checked on the balls in the fridge this morning, and they were definitely firmer than the first batch. I made these for the first time tonight. Bakers Brand makes a dipping chocolate. Here in London it’s so limited what you can find. =) I’ll let you know how it goes? They don’t have red velvet cake mixes nor the cream cheese frostings in packets. Sometimes I use all of it and sometimes the chocolate works better and I have some leftover. When I mentioned tossing out the first batch, my husband immediately stopped me and said he’d eat them. Vee Cross site – If you’ve made them before, then I think you’ll love theme with red velvet. My husband and I made the Oreo balls for a Super Bowl party with little problem and everyone loved them. Tips? Beets are also loaded with antioxidants and believed to support cardiovascular health and a healthy inflammatory response.. However, I do enjoy my mess-ups…maybe a little too much. I usually just want to get going, but it can be sticky that way. and first attempt too, very pround of myself. maybe i should see if i can get some sent over? I just made them with white almond bark. I tried to put them on the lolly pop sticks, but I could not get them to stay. Thank you so much for the recipe! I have done lots of work with chocolate coating disc that I buy from a local restaurant supply company. both i have mixed with a little copha to thin it out. Have you ever tried to use food coloring to change the color of the chocolate or the cake? Or you can buy paramount crystals. i think i can get the wilton coloured candy melts through ebay, but from memory i think you said these are not great for dipping either. So cute!! These are super cute! After I dipped them, some of the balls had small spots where the cake pushed through. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly oil and flour three 9 by 1 1/2-inch round I made the red velvet cake balls for the first time today (though with devil’s food, because I couldn’t find the RV mix in Indianapolis). His green velvet cake looked so rich and beautiful – and a slice of the 4 layered cake looked like a football field the rich green color and the white frosting stripes. kimag99 – YAY! You have successfully joined our subscriber list. Thank you! Keep in mind, the melts are made for dipping and are less likely to melt to the touch like the morsels. I think I tried dipping something (pretzels?) Thanks! I think it is called a dipping spoon. I was so enchanted by this idea, I knew I had to try it! Thanks for sharing this wonderful recipe :o). Or did you use baking chocolate? LOL, Here’s my post about them http://tidymomof2.blogspot.com/2008/11/red-velvet-cake-truffles.html. Hi Morgana – I’m glad you like my little baking blog. Or any cake mix and canned frosting you like. Endless possibilities! I made these for a family picnic/get together. sizes I use for reference: bark – 24 oz. I brought these into my office this morning and everyone LOVED them. Don’t give up, I think they’ll probably be fine. Mine definitely are not as pretty as yours, Bakerella. pieceful bits – I guess you’ll have to make some more so you can enjoy. Return to baking sheets; let stand until set. hahha. Oh…and I also used a pastry cutter to mix the cake and icing. I’m glad they were a big hit. The same would be true for anything with alcohol or water in it, I am told. lyndecenter – I’m sorry things aren’t going smoothly. I used the red velvet and tub of cream cheese frosting, and then covered them in melted wilton chocolate. I am making the red velvet balls for a dessert contest at a party this weekend. i made the cake balls & oreo truffles last night. Right now they’re tasty, but they’re very gooey.f, Thank you very much, bakerella, I will do so. Here’s my blog post about the ones I made. But that also depends on the size of your bag. ;-) Thanks! Roll the balls in hemp seeds or desiccated coconut, or melt some dark chocolate in a double boiler on the stovetop, or in 20-second increments in the microwave, then spoon a small amount over the bites (all optional). My question is what would be the price of each pop? RV is hard to find in some areas of the US, too. For the cake balls, though, the mixes are fine. Read some of the comments on this post for tips on dipping. I kept a discard pile and was able to re-heat those pieces instead of wasting it. They will be VERY moist, but once you dip them in the chocolate bark and the chocolate sets, It’s like candy covered cake. It made a huge difference. The great thing about candy coating is that it doesn’t melt to the touch. Also, some of them started to look a little dull/filmy after they set up. I have the cake in the oven. Chill for several hours. I used semi-sweet baking squares for a few of them and it was pretty good, just not as good as the bark. Add a few drops of veg oil to make it easier to work with. For an easy supper that you can depend on, we picked out some of our tried-and-true favorites that have gotten us through even the busiest of days. Thanks for all your fun posts and inspiration! it forms little pools even though i have tapped it & then the balls stick to my baking paper :(. Every preschooler needs a little taste of heaven! rebekah – This recipe makes about 50 for me. You have to find some without water. Hooray! Both turned out delicious! I couldn’t find the Chocolate bark here around me (went to 2 grocery stores)So I bought Baker’s Dipping Chocolate AND I bought Witon’s Candy Melts —which would be better to use? Or I’ll put them in the freezer if I’m in a hurry. I’m a big fan of Red velvet cake but unfortunately here in london only one bakery sells them and they pretty expensive. I made a coconut cake from scratch, cream cheese frosting from scratch and OH MY they were a HUGE hit. regular or white melting chocolate After they are cooled. First off, thanks for all these great recipes — and for replying to everyone’s comments. I think the whipped frosting may have been my mistake, because the cake balls are extra sticky/battery, even after having chilled them in the fridge for 3 hours. thanks! Try cooling completely next time. The only thing I have done that was different from your pops is chill the mixture before forming the balls also. i find i can thin the chocolate with some copha, which is vegetable shortening. There must be something wrong with me. .. hope u dont mind sharing the idea :D .. i will try to make this with my 13 yrs old daughter .. she’ll love it …. i discovered your site a week or so back & have been addicted ever since. Also, if they are too heavy, you might try rolling your balls a little smaller. I’m a beginner, so i’m not too sure where to buy all those things. It will definitely work, but you won’t have the “chocolate” taste from the bark. The mix is good. It helps to put them in the fridge for several hours before dipping. This may work to hold everything together and cover up the cracking. Also, lay them on wax paper or aluminum foil instead of baking paper. i’ll have to think about this next year. I think I needed to make them a bit smaller and chill them longer. I’m sure you’ll find a great scratch recipe. Next time I might make the cake ball part with less frosting mixed in to reduce the gooey factor. )1 package chocolate bark (regular or white chocolate)wax paper, 1. Good Luck. (cake ingredients, chocolate, sprinkles, packaging, lollipop sticks, etc.) Anonymous – If your product says chocolate coating, that should work. Or… would it be better to buy the green candy chocolate? Best Regards,Mariela. mini217 – I don’t know if it’s common at all grocery stores, but I find mine at Kroger. Hi Ms Bakerella,I'm from S'pore, I try to make this for my daughter,I cann't get chocolate bark and candy melt, may I used chocolate coating?if not… pls advice.Thank you & regards,Mrs Ow yong. Since that was easy, we decided to make the red velvet balls which we were originally going to make but failed to buy eggs for the cake mix. With your encouragement, I gave it another try–this time with devil’s food cake and the NORMAL cream cheese frosting. Roll mixture into balls the size of quarters. I’m Mariela from Puerto Rico and last week I tried the cupcake pops for the first time with satisfactory results. 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