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Cake Truffles

Great use for cake or cupcake remnants. These truffles are an easy and delicious dessert for any occasion!
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 24 servings
Calories: 18kcal
Author: Megan Porta


  • 1 batch buttercream frosting, such as Vanilla Buttercream
  • 1/2 cup colored sprinkles
  • Cake or cupcake remnants broken into pieces (2-4 cups)
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder


  • Cover a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside. In a large bowl, mix (using whisk attachments) the the frosting, sprinkles and cake/cupcake remnants with a hand-held or stand mixer on medium-low speed until combined. Roll into 1-inch balls with your hands and place on the prepared baking sheet.
  • Place the baking sheet in the freezer for 30 minutes. Remove from freezer, sprinkle the cocoa over the truffles and roll them in the cocoa until they are coated. Place on a serving tray, cover and refrigerate until you are ready to serve!


Place the baking sheet in the freezer for 30 minutes.


Calories: 18kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 27mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 1mg
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