Cake Balls: Amazingly Delicious Bite-Size Treats
Robin Ankeny, Charlotte Lyon
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Authors Robin Ankeny and Charlotte Lyon started The Cake Ball Company in 2006, and it has quickly become the leader in the cake ball market. Perfect for both new and experienced bakers and all those who are sick of boring plain cakes and the cupcake trend, cake balls are bite-sized bits of moist cake blended with rich icing and surrounded in a beautiful chocolate shell. Cake balls are super-fun to make and the end product is cute yet elegant—not to mention delicious—making them the ideal dessert for parties, brunches, showers, weddings, and more.
Included within this tasty little cookbook you will find three cake and three icing recipes, for which all of the 51 cake ball recipes in the book are based on, troubleshooting tips, decorating and packaging ideas, and 45+ full-color photos throughout. Some of the tasty recipes include Southern Red Velvet, Triple Chocolate
Chip, Gingerbread, Tiramisu, Carrot Cake, Strawberries and Cream, and many more.
don’t grow so well in Dallas. Oh well! We’ll survive by eating coconut in our cake. Coconut definitely takes center stage in this cake ball, as coconut milk and flaked coconut shine in a charming vanilla cake and icing combo. 1. Mix together the ingredients for making a vanilla cake, substituting the coconut milk for the water, if using the box version, or for the milk, if making the cake from scratch (page 31). After the ingredients are fully combined, stir in the flaked coconut. 2. Follow the
recipe, eating these cake balls is exactly like eating oatmeal raisin cookie dough dipped in creamy white chocolate. Mmm. FOR THE CAKE AND ICING: 1 (18.25ounce) box vanilla cake mix or basic vanilla cake (page 31) ¹∕2 cup light brown sugar, packed 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 2 cups quickcooking oats 1 cup small raisins ¹∕2 to ³∕4 cup basic vanilla icing (page 33) or storebought vanilla icing FOR COATING AND DECORATING: 24 ounces white chocolate, for coating About 55 small raisins, for garnish
mothers, and business owners with crazy, nutty schedules, we know that not everyone has the time or the wherewithal to bake a cake • 12 • 9780762445769-text_Layout 1 3/19/12 10:45 AM Page 13 from scratch or get out the mixer and make some icing. So, we’ve adapted these recipes to work with store-bought cake mix and icing as well. Whichever you choose, from scratch or from the box, your cake balls will be fabulous! Before you get rolling: • Be sure to read through the entire • recipe. Get
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or icing from scratch, you can start with a box cake mix or store-bought icing. It’s completely up to you. 9780762445769-text_Layout 1 3/19/12 10:45 AM Page 30 Cake 8 Basic Chocolate Cake 2 cups allpurpose flour ³∕4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 2 teaspoons baking soda ¹∕2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons vinegar 1 cup milk 2 cups granulated sugar 2 eggs, at room temperature ¹∕2 cup vegetable oil 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1. Preheat the oven to 350°F and grease a 10-inch round cake pan. 2. In a