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Makes 24 cake balls


These cake balls make a cute party treat for any Valentine’s Day celebration.


1 box PILLSBURY FUNFETTI Valentine’s Day Cake Mix

Additional ingredients to prepare cake mix per package instructions

1 tub PILLSBURY FUNFETTI Valentine’s Day Vanilla Frosting

2 cups white chocolate chips or candy melts (if using candy melts, omit shortening)

1/4 cup All-Vegetable Shortening



1.Prepare cake mix according to package instructions using water, oil and eggs. Bake in 13 x 9-inch baking pan according to package instructions. Cool completely.

2.Crumble cooled cake into extra-large bowl. Beat with mixer on medium speed until fine crumbs, about 2 minutes. Spoon 3/4 of the tub of frosting over cake crumbs and reserve the remaining frosting. Beat until evenly blended. Cover and freeze 30 minutes.

3.Line a baking pan with wax paper. Roll cake mixture into 1 1/2-inch balls. Place on prepared baking pan. Cover and freeze at least 1 hour.

4.Combine chocolate chips and shortening (or candy melts) in medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on HIGH 1 minutes; stir. Microwave in additional 30 second intervals until completely melted and smooth when stirred.

5.Remove a few cake balls from freezer, keeping the rest frozen until ready to coat. Hold one cake ball over bowl of chocolate on a fork. Optional: Modify a plastic fork and remove the two inner prongs to allow for further dripping from the chocolate. Spoon white chocolate over cake ball, turning ball as needed until completely covered, and allowing excess to drip off. Place ball on a sheet of wax paper and allow chocolate coating to harden. Repeating for remaining cake balls. Place the remaining frosting into a piping bag and decorate the top of the cake balls as desired. Top with Valentine’s day sprinkles from frosting tub. Serve cake balls at room temperature.


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