Maraschino Cherry Bomb Cake Balls For Christmas!

These Maraschino Cherry Cake Balls Are Off The Hook!

Chocolate, Coconut, Maraschino Cherries and more chocolate…

Christmas Cake BallsIf you love chocolate, coconut and cherry, you will flip over these cake balls for Christmas. I have to say this is so far my favorite cake ball creation. The flavors are very rich and decadent.

Warning: If you are diabetic, I would not eat these. Not a good idea for the sugar rush you get from them… Maybe just a tiny taste:)

What you will need for the Maraschino Cherry Bomb Cake Balls:

  • Pre-Baked Chocolate Cake
  • Buttercream Frosting 1-1 1/2 cups
  • Flake Coconut 2 cups
  • Maraschino Cherries 16
  • Dipping Chocolate
  • Mini Cupcake Liners 16
  • Christmas Sprinkles

How To Make The Maraschino Cherry Bomb Cake Balls:

Start by crumbling the pre baked chocolate cake in large mixing bowl.

Chocolate Cake Crumbs in a mixing bowl for Cake Balls

Next mix in buttercream frosting until smooth.

Mixing Buttercream Frosting into Chocolate Cake Crumbs for Maraschino Cake Bomb Balls

Chocolate Cake Pop Mixture For Maraschino Cake Bomb Balls

Add Flake Coconut and mix in until evenly distributed.

Chocolate Cake Pop mix with flake coconut mixed in

Next, create a disc shape in the palm of your hand out of the chocolate, coconut cake ball mixture. Place one whole maraschino cherry in the center of the cake ball disc.

Chocolate coconut cake ball mix with marachino cherry in center

Gently wrap the cake ball mixture around the maraschino cherry and secure so there are no cracks or leaks.

Chocolate coconut cake ball mixture wrapped around a maraschino cherry

Line up your un- dipped maraschino cake balls onĀ  sheet of wax paper and get ready to dip in melted chocolate.

un-dipped maraschino cake bomb balls lined up on wax paper.

Using a fork or dipping utensil, start dipping your maraschino cake bomb balls into melted dipping chocolate.

Maraschino Cake Bomb Balls Being Dipped In Melted Chocolate

Let excess chocolate drip off of cake balls and then quickly place in mini cupcake liner an top with Christmas sprinkles while still wet.

Maraschino Cherry Cake Bomb Ball with Christmas Sprinkles

These will set up really fast and will be eaten even faster! Depending on how large you make the cake balls, you should get between 12 and 16 large Maraschino Cherry Cake Bomb Balls.

Maraschino Cherry Bomb Cake Balls For Christmas

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