Gusher Confetti Cake Balls

Gusher Confetti Cake Balls

Looking for delicious dessert using Betty Crocker® cake mix, frosting and fruit snacks? Then impress your guests with these cake balls that are dipped in candy.

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box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® rainbow chip cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
cup Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting (from1-lb container)
cup Betty Crocker® Decorating Decors multicolored candy sprinkles
pouches (0.9 oz each) Betty Crocker® Fruit Gushers® fruit snacks, tropical flavors (from 5.4-oz box)
bags (16 oz each) white or dark cocoa candy melts or coating wafers
  1. Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Make and bake cake mix as directed on box for 13x9-inch pan, using water, oil and eggs. Cool completely.
  2. Line cookie sheets with waxed paper. Crumble cake into large bowl. Add frosting and 1/2 cup of the sprinkles; mix well. Shape into 48 (1 1/4-inch) balls. Press 1 fruit snack into each ball, covering completely; place on cookie sheets. Freeze until firm; transfer to refrigerator.
  3. In medium microwavable bowl, microwave 1 bag of candy melts uncovered on Medium (50%) 1 minute, then in 15-second increments, until melted; stir until smooth. Remove several cake balls from refrigerator at a time. Dip cake balls into melted candy to cover; tap off excess. Place on cooking parchment paper. Immediately sprinkle with some of the remaining 1/2 cup sprinkles. Let stand until set. Repeat with remaining bag of candy melts, cake balls and sprinkles.
Makes 48 servings (1 cake ball)

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 213
    • Total Fat 11g
      • (Saturated Fat 6g,),
    • Sodium 90mg;
    • Total Carbohydrate 29g
      • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Protein 1g;
    Percent Daily Value*:
      • 2 Other Carbohydrate;
      • 2 Fat;
      Carbohydrate Choices:
      • 2;
      *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.