It’s 1:30 am and I just finished showering after doing Jillian Michael’s 30 Day Shred followed by a 2-mile speed walk. I know some people would think that I’m crazy for exercising so late at night, but I felt so disgusting from eating copious amounts of sugar all day long, that I just couldn’t go to bed without working out first!
Although I usually don’t eat very healthily on weekends, today was especially bad. My fruit and vegetable servings came in the form of a few bites of a blueberry bagel and a couple handfuls of fries, respectively. My dairy intake consisted of a vanilla milkshake with Oreo and iced chai latte.
The only other thing that I consumed today was about a zillion white chocolate covered strawberry cake balls that I made for Valentine’s Day. These cake balls are small and easy to pop in your mouth, and they’re just so tasty that it’s impossible to eat just one! 🙂
This was my first time making cake balls, and I’m so pleased at how cute they turned out! Especially with the sprinkles! 🙂 I used strawberry cake mix in honor of Valentine’s Day, but red velvet would also be lovely. Or dark chocolate!
The thing about this recipe, though, is that it makes a TON of cake balls. It’s perfect for taking to a party or giving away as gifts, but not so good news for your waistline if you plan on keeping them all for yourself. I have a feeling I’m going to be having a lot of extra late night workouts this week! 🙂
White Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cake Balls
Source: adapted from Bakerella
- 1 box strawberry cake mix
- 1 16-ounce can cream cheese frosting
- 1 16-ounce package white chocolate disks
1. Bake cake according to directions on box. Allow cake to cool competely, then crumble into a large bowl.
2. Add entire can of cream cheese frosting to crumbled cake and mix thoroughly using your hands.
3. Roll mixture into 1-inch balls and place on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. (I got about 60 balls out of one batch)
4. Chill cake balls in refrigerator for several hours or overnight.
5. In a microwave safe bowl, melt chocolate per directions on package.
6. Using a spoon, dip and roll cake balls in melted chocolate, then lift and tap off extra. Place cake balls on parchment paper until firm.
Tip: To keep chocolate smooth while coating all of the cake balls, place the bowl of melted chocolate in a slightly larger bowl with about an inch of hot water.