New Year’s Eve Cake Balls Recipe

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New Year's Eve Cake Balls Recipe

New Year’s Eve Cake Balls Recipe

New Year’s Eve is all about confetti, right? Well around here it is because I love confetti. I love holiday themed confetti. And an extension of that is sprinkles. I love sprinkles! They are just so adorable. So New Year’s Eve is the perfect time to whip up one of my favorite sweet treats with this New Year’s Eve cake balls recipe!

You can prepare the cake according to the directions on the box or save some calories by using my soda cake swap!

New Year’s Eve Cake Balls Recipe

Shopping List

  • 1 Devil's Food Cake boxed cake mix
  • 12 ounces Diet Rootbeer (Cola and Dr. Pepper also work well)
  • 1 can vanilla frosting
  • 1 package white almond bark or white chocolate chips
  • Sprinkles!
  • wax paper

In the Kitchen

  1. Mix the cake mix and soda together.
  2. Bake cake according to directions on the box.
  3. Allow cake to cool completely.
  4. Crumble cake in a large bowl.
  5. Add 1/2 can of frosting and mix thoroughly.
  6. Form cake and frosting mixture into balls and set on pan covered in wax paper.
  7. Place in freezer for 2-3 hours.
  8. Melt almond bark over low heat.
  9. Dip cake balls into almond bark and set on wax paper to cool.
  10. Sprinkle with your choice of sprinkles before the balls cool completely.
  11. Serve and enjoy!

They take a bit of prep but are one of the sweet treats I love to make. Plus they are always a hit with all of my guests! Oh, and you can make them in any flavor combination too. That is the beauty of them!

And if you’re spending New Year’s Eve with kids, check out my 20 Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Eve with Kids for more fun ideas! There are ways to keep the entire family busy all day long without spending much money!

Making New Years Eve Cake Balls

Tell me what flavor cake balls you would indulge in on New Year’s Eve!

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  1. Mr. Dinker says:

    So you still add the water, eggs and oil as well as the cola? Thanks!

  2. I have yet to try the cola so I need too!
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  3. Those look so fun! I want to make some now. Happy New Years!
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  4. I have actually never had a cake ball, oddly enough. I would love to try them though! This recipe sounds yummy!
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  5. Those look so cute!!

  6. That sounds super sweet! I wonder if you could mix it with cream cheese instead of the frosting to tone it down a bit? I may have to try that later and let you know how it goes :)
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  7. Sounds and looks delish :)
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  8. These look so cute! Have never tried a cake recipe with soda though, that has to happen.
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  9. That looks delicious!
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  10. Looks yummy! Thank you for the recipe

  11. Oh my sister would absolutely love this! She loves Devil Food cake.
    Thank you for sharing. I will make these for her next birthday!!

  12. Thomas Murphy says:

    These look fun!

  13. Amanda Sakovitz says:

    these look amazing!

  14. shelly peterson says:

    These are so cute and look delicious. They look perfect to make for any party. Will have to try them. I have never heard of using soda with a cake mix.

  15. Oh how fun! These would be so fun to make for any holidays! I might try for St Patricks day with green sprinkles! Carter loves sprinkles!

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