|Written by Rachel Carpenter|
Looking for a great dessert for¬†a baby shower, New Year's party, or just any special occasion? Consider making cake balls! Cake balls are fun, easy, and unique.¬† They are fantastic for any social event such as a bridal shower, housewarming party, banquet, etc.¬† You can make call balls in just about any flavor.¬† Below is the recipe for key lime cake balls.
To make these cake balls, you will need the following ingredients:
1 package of lemon cake mix
1/2 cup of lime juice (If you have key lime juice, great!, if not regular lime juice is fine)
1/2 cup of water
Zest (shavings from the lime peel) of 1/2 of one lime (Optional)
1/2 cup of canola oil
4 large eggs
1 (3 oz) package of lime gelatin
1 Jar of Cream Cheese Frosting
White Chocolate Bars for Dipping Chocolate
Follow these steps to make the cake balls:
1.¬† Preheat the oven to approximately 325 degrees.
2.¬† Mix the cake mix, lime juice, water, lime zest, jello, eggs, and vegetable oil together.¬† Stir well.
3.¬† Pour the mixture into a cake pan. (Be sure to spray with pan if necessary.)
4.¬† Bake for about 35 minutes.
5.¬† Set the cake aside and wait for it to cool completely. Use the fridge if necessary.
6.¬† Crumble the cake mixture and transfer into a mixing bowl.
7.¬†¬† Add the jar of cream cheese frosting.¬† Stir well.
8.¬† Place the mixture into the refrigerator for about 10 minutes or so.
9.¬† Remove from fridge, and shape into small balls.¬† Place the balls onto a plate /¬†dish¬†covered with wax paper.
10.¬† Freeze balls for at least 2 hours.
11.¬† Melt the white dipping chocolate.
12.¬† Dip the cake balls into the white chocolate and set them aside.
13.¬† Add cake sprinkles over the chocolate if desired.
14.¬† Let the cake balls chill completely (allow the chocolate¬†to harden)¬†before serving.