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.

  • Prep Time 1 hr 20 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 0 min
  • Servings 48

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ rainbow chip cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
1
cup Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting (from1-lb container)
1
cup Betty Crocker™ Decorating Decors multicolored candy sprinkles
5
pouches (0.9 oz each) Betty Crocker™ Fruit Gushers® fruit snacks, tropical flavors (from 5.4-oz box)
2
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.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

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