Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Red Velvet Cake Balls

I first saw this recipe on Kelly's Recipe blog and knew I wanted to try it one day.
The players....
One box Red Velvet Cake mix (can also make with any other flavor cake mix)
and everything else needed to make the cake
One container of icing (I used cream cheese icing)
Almond Bark (you can use any type of chocolate for coating as long as it is not milk chocolate.. It won't harden up)
First off... I love my kitchen aid mixer
Secondly, I love watching the brown cake mix turn to a pretty red!
Pour into 9x13 pan
Bake cake as instructed on the box
Break up the cooled cake
Add in the container of icing
Mix the cake and icing together until smooth and all combined
Roll the cake and icing mixture into balls, I find it helpful to place in the freezer for a short time before dipping into the almond bark.
Drop into melted almond bark, follow the packaging to melt the almond bark or chocolate, I usually add some Crisco to help the chocolate get to a smooth state
Make sure the cake ball is completely covered, I use a fork to allow the chocolate to drip off
Place on parchment paper for the almond bark to harden
LOTS of cake balls are made from the recipe