Sunday, September 21, 2008

Red Velvet Bon Bons

These take some time... Ok a lot of time, but are SOOOOOOO good!


1 Red velvet cake mix

1 container of cream cheese icing

1 bag of chocolate flavor Almond Bark

Bake the cake according to the directions on the box.... as soon as you remove it from the oven (and can touch it) crumble the entire cake into a large bowl.
Stir in the container of cream cheese icing.
(This must be done while the cake is still hot)
Place cake/icing mixture in fridge to chill (about 1 - 2 hours)

Once chilled shape cake mixture into balls and place on cookie sheet.
Freeze at least 2 hours or more. (You could make several, freeze, and remove a little at a time).
Melt chocolate in double boiler (or VERY CAREFULLY in the microwave according to the package directions)
Remove the balls from the freezer and dip into chocolate. (*** only take a few out of the freezer at time or they will thaw and fall apart).
Once you dip them in chocolate place them on wax paper until they harden.
You can decorate them with chopped nuts, coconut, mini chocolate chips, sprinkles... etc; or just leave them plain.
BUT WATCH OUT... they are SOOOO good.
You can also do this with a yellow cake mix, vanilla icing, and chocolate coating....or chocolate cake mix, vanilla icing, white chocolate coating... try different things!

(*thanks to my "hand" model Kelly!)


Amanda said...

You are right, they are awesome! I made the red velvet ones with white confectioner's coating for Fourth of July, then decorated with red and blue. I've also made chocolate on chocolate and plan to make lemon on lemon. A friend of mine made Eyeball Cake Balls for Halloween and they are posted on my blog. They are TOO fun!

Tami said...

You cake balls look great! :) I have pumpkin shaped cake balls on my blog as well! They are so much fun to make!