I've been coming up with a lot of cake ball combinations recently, and have so many I can't wait to try. Not sure if others have discovered these ideas as well, but the cake ball posts usually cover the classics, so I thought I'd post some that I haven't come across before.
Apple Pie: White cake with sour apple pucker (as the binder) and graham crackers, rolled in cinnamon sugar. (YUM!!!)
S'mores: Chocolate cake with chocolate syrup as the binder, rolled around a mini-marshmellow and covered in chocolate.
Butterscotcheroos: Chocolate cake with melted peanut butter as the binder, with butterscotch chips and rice krispies added, and covered in chocolate.
Chocolate Banana: Chocolate cake with Banana extract covered in chocolate. So simple but sooo yummy!
Twix: Chocolate cake with melted peanut butter and caramel syrup, with soft caramel candy and covered in chocolate.
I've got a large spreadsheet full of ideas, but am always looking to add more possibilities, so if anyone else has more ideas like these, I'd love to hear them!
Oh they all sound so good! I just made a few today. It was a orange dreamcycle cake with Grandmarinier and Vanilla Creamer as a binder dipped in white chocolate.
Sorry, but what is sour apple pucker?
These sound wonderful! So far, I've only made chocolate cake with chocolate buttercream and peanut butter, with mini chocolate chips mixed in, dipped in chocolate. Yummy!
They sound really yummy!
mmmm...these sounds sooo yummy!!!
The apple pie one sounds so yummy. Definately will save this. Thanks!
sour apple pucker is apple flavored schnapps liquor....and I agree, these sound fabulous! I've tried orange cake with lemon curd dipped in white chocolate, white cake with raspberry jam dipped in chocolate, and rum-soaked yellow cake rolled in ground pecans.
Bring on the Cakeball recipies yum yum
Thanks, Beckalita. I think I'll definitely look for this!
White cake with lemon curd, dipped in white chocolate.
White cake with raspberry....well, raspberry anything! dipped in white chocolate. I have some powdered raspberries that would be delicious in these!
For Christmas I did carrot cake with cream cheese icing as the binder, dpped in white chocolate. I also did strawberry cake with cream cheese icing, dipped in white chocolate. Thanks for the variations. Can't wait totry the smores one. Sounds delish!!!!
Those combos do sound great! Can't wait to try them myself...
wow...these sound so good!! Thanks so much for sharing!!
those sound yummy!
My favorite are german chocolate with coconut pecan icing(duncan hines) as the binder dipped in chocolate. And this week I made Paula Deen's chocolate chip cookie dough cake balls and they were VERY delish!!I'm definaely going to have to try those white rasberry ones. I bet if you added the white rasberry coffee creamer to those they would be really good too!
I have yet to do my first cake ball (can't keep scraps around long enough!) but after reading these it may not be long!! Thanks for all of the ideas!
chocolateandpeanutbutter, 2 months is too far away. I love your ticker!
I have only made one batch so far and they were a hit:
Fresh strawberry cake with buttercream and grenadine as the binders, covered in white chocolate.
I am in Illinois and am so surprised that these are not a bigger hit with bakeries. I think that I better hurry up and start a business. Only bad thing is that we cannot bake and sell out of our home. I have made these for my DH to take to work. People have asked him for the recipe. Hum. Glad he didn't give it away! So many combinations. I want to make several variations for my DD's teachers at the end of the year. Better get baking and hide them before the family finds them.
I have not made cake balls either, but want to so badly! I know there's a tutorial on how to make them, but really....are they easy?
i will have to try some of those, they sound really good!
love cake balls but my husband says he thinks they look like spit out cake - he doesn't like to even try them! He is missing out
. . . these sound great!
CreativeCakery - you have to try them. They are so very easy to make. Make sure that your cake is still warm if you are using icing, so that it will melt. it definately doesn't look pleasing to the eye when you are making them. I have found that dipping them while frozen into melted almond bark works great. I also add a little Crisco to help thin the chocolate and give it a little shine. Have fun!
these all sound so yummy!! The fav in my family is vanilla cake w/ amaretto as binder dipped in milk chocolate ..2nd runner up is triple choc cake w/ Godiva Liquor as binder dipped in dark chocolate (ok...I see a pattern here...ummm...can you say 'drinkers"??? LOL)...
terabera --- where in IL are you located??
LilSis, I see you are in Illinois, too. I am in Bloomington/Normal. Birthdays are close also. Where are you?
Wow - there are a lot of us Gemini's on this thread!!!
GEMINI'S RULE!! LOL
tera - i'm up north...Gurnee area...near WI border
Thanks, terabera! I can't get over how you can use a thinner liquid, like a liquor for a binder! Don't they fall apart?
those sound sooo good! Can´t wait to try them.
After you crumble your warm cake and add, let's say, buttercream to the cake, it should resemble mush. Just add enough bc to make everything mix. Start with a little amount. Ball them up and freeze them while the chocolate is melting. If the chocolate is too thick, they don't set right and is too heavy for the balls. The Crisco really works great and makes the chocolate last longer. My husband and son both have birthdays on Sunday. They don't like cake, but love the balls. I will be making some tomorrow. I can't wait to try new combos!
christielee-I have looked all over Food Network for that Paula Deen recipe and it will not come up. Will you please send me the link or recip? TIA