S'mores Cake Ball Truffles

By LeafTV Editor

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.

Smores Cake Ball Truffles

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  • 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.

Step 1

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

A baked cake ready to be used.

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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.

Crumbling the cake into rough chunks.

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

Graham cracker crumbs added to the crumbled chocolate cake.

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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.

Making the marshmallow cream.

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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.

Toasted marshmallows set on a tray.

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

Marshmallows added to the cream cheese mixture.

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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.

A perfectly combined dough set in a bowl.

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

Rolled smore balls placed on a baking sheet.

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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.

Melted dark chocolate.

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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.

Dipping the cake balls into the melted chocolate.

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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.

Garnished smore cake balls.

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

Smore cake balls ready to be devoured!

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

You can also serve the smore cake balls as 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.

Store the smore cake balls for up to two weeks in the refrigerator.

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