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Patriotic Cake Truffles

Servings: 2 dozen
Author: Christy Jordan


  • Yields: 2 dozen
  • 1 15.25 oz Pillsbury blue raspberry cake mix or flavor of your choice
  • 3 eggs for cake
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil for cake
  • 1 cup water for cake
  • 1 cup vanilla frosting homemade or store bought
  • 1/2 cup red white and blue jimmies sprinkles, divided
  • Wilton Candy melts in colors of your choice or white almond bark


  • Prepare cake mix according to package directions. Allow the cake to completely cool.
  • Once cooled, break the cake up into small pieces and place in a large mixing bowl. Add 1 cup of vanilla frosting and 1/4 cup red, white and blue jimmies sprinkles. Mix well. Cover and refrigerate for 20 minutes.
  • Line a large cookie sheet with wax or parchment paper. Set aside. Roll the chilled cake mixture into 1 inch balls and place on the lined cookie sheet.
  • Add white or colored candy melts to a microwave safe bowl. Microwave for 45 seconds. Stir until completely melted and smooth.
  • Dip each cake ball into the melted candy melts and place on the lined cookie sheet. Immediately sprinkle with the remaining red, white and blue jimmies sprinkles.