Cake Batter Truffles, Valentine Cake Truffles

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Posted on 9, Feb 2016
Serving 10-20 people
Ready in 55-60 minutes
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Ingredients
  • Yellow cake mix - 1 cup, refer notes
  • All-purpose flour - ¼ cup
  • Unsalted butter, softened - 5 Tablespoon
  • Sugar - ¼ cup
  • Vanilla extract - 1 Teaspoon
  • Rainbow sprinkles/nonpareils - 1 Tablespoon

For chocolate coating:

  • White chocolate chips - 1 cup or 225 Gms
  • Vegetable shortening - 1 ½ Teaspoon
  • Red or pink food color - few drops
  • Rainbow sprinkles/nonpareils for sprinkling
Directions
  1. Arrange a cookie tray with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. In a mixing bowl, add in the yellow cake mix, all-purpose flour, butter, sugar and vanilla. Mix together using your hands and make a soft dough.
  3. Once the dough is ready, add in the rainbow sprinkles and mix it again.
  4. Now divide the dough into 20-22 equal sized balls and keep them in freezer for 30 minutes.
  5. After 30 minutes, you can start working with the chocolate outer cover preparation.
  6. In a pan/oven-safe bowl, add in the white chocolate chips, shortening and food color. Double boil until the mix is completely melted - OR - Heat until the mix is completely melted in 30 second intervals in a microwave oven. Stir occasionally.
  7. Take out the prepared dough balls from freezer. Dip each balls in the melted chocolate using two forks(refer video) and place it in the parchment paper lined cookie tray.
  8. Immediately sprinkle few rainbow sprinkles on top of the truffles.
  9. Serve after the chocolate coating is firm.

Notes:

  • Basic yellow cake mix recipe(for this recipe - approx: 1 cup),
    • In a bowl add in ½ cup + 2 tablespoons of all-purpose flour, 6 tablespoons of sugar, 1 teaspoon of baking powder, 1 tablespoon of softened butter and ¼ teaspoon of salt.
    • Mix together using a spatula/wire whisk with out any lumps.

Yield: Makes about 20-22 truffles


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