S'mores Cake Ball Truffles

These bite-sized s'mores cake ball truffles are the ultimate sweet and delicious treats. Made with a rich devils food cake base that's dipped in dark chocolate and then rolled in crushed graham crackers, these truffles are irresistibly delicious. Easy to make too! Just follow these step-by-step instructions.

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Things You'll Need

  • Devil's food chocolate cake (your favorite recipe or pre-purchased box mix), (1)
  • 1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs, plus 1/4 cup more for decoration
  • 3 tablespoons butter, at room temperature
  • 8.8 ounces / 250 grams cream cheese, cubed and at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar, sifted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla bean extract
  • 2 cups large campfire marshmallows
  • 1/2 tablespoon Kahlua (optional)
  • 25 ounces / 720 grams dark chocolate

Makes 35 to 37 cake balls.

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Step 1: Create the Cake Mixture.

Bake the cake following the specific recipe you are using and let it cool completely.

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Step 2: Crumble the Cake

Once the cake has cooled, using a fork or your hands, crumble the cake into rough chunks in a large bowl to break it down.

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Step 3: Add the Graham Cracker Crumbs

Mix in 1/2 cup of the graham cracker crumbs and set the mixture aside.

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Step 4: Make the Marshmallow Cream

In a medium bowl, use a fork to gently combine the butter and cream cheese until well combined. Add the confectioners' sugar and vanilla extract then set aside.

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Step 5: Broil the Marshmallows.

Turn on your oven's grill or broiler. Place the marshmallows in an even layer on a lined baking tray, and then place it under the heat. Broil the marshmallows until they are warm and gooey.

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Step 6: Add the Marshmallows to the Cream Cheese Mixture

Using a spatula, immediately scrape the hot marshmallows into the cream cheese bowl and stir well to combine.

mixture. (Image: Thalia Ho)

Step 7: Add the Wet Ingredients to the Dry Ingredients

Gently stir the cream cheese mixture into the cake mixture and stir to combine until you can form a dough that holds it's shape. Add the Kahlua, if using, during this step as you combine the ingredients.

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Step 8: Roll the Balls

Roll the dough into 1 tablespoon sized balls and then place them on a baking parchment lined sheet.

Roll the dough into even balls.
Roll the dough into even balls. (Image: Thalia Ho)

Step 9: Melt the Chocolate

Melt the dark chocolate in a large and deep heat-proof bowl set over a pan of barely simmering water. Once melted, remove from the heat.

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Step 10: Dip the Balls Into the Chocolate

Place a cake ball into the melted chocolate and use a spoon or wooden skewer to rotate it around to cover completely. Tap off the excess and return to the baking sheet. Repeat with remaining cake balls.

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Step 11: Garnish

Whilst the chocolate is still warm and smooth, sprinkle with the remaining graham cracker crumbs and a bit of flaky sea salt. Let them chill in the refrigerator of freezer until set.

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Step 12: Serve

Once fully chilled, your s'mores cake balls are ready to be served.

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Alternatively, you can also serve them on skewers as "s'mores cake pops"!

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  • S'more's cake balls can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.

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