Red Velvet Truffles Recipe

Red Velvet Truffles Recipe

Enjoy a delicious treat – Red Velvet Truffles

We love yummy treats and these Red Velvet Truffles are no exception! Easy to make but they look so good everyone will think you bought them from a specialty store.

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We are joining in with some other fabulous and creative bloggers to bring you 12 days of Valentine’s Recipes and Crafts. Once it’s live Welcome to Day 3 of the 12 days of Valentine’s Recipes & Crafts. Today it’s a yummy Red Velvet Truffles Recipe from Powered by Mom. Check out the linky below as all 12 recipes/crafts will show up there once we get started!

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Enjoy these delicious Red Velvet Truffles for Valentine’s Day or really all year long. They are easy to make, oh so yummy and they look great to serve to your loved ones, guests or at parties. You can even switch them up with different cake batters to go with the occasion, so many choices for these tasty truffles. You can also top them with chocolate flakes, coconut, sprinkles or whatever your heart desires.

Red Velvet Truffles Recipe

Red Velvet Truffles Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 Box Red Velvet Cake Mix (plus ingredients listed on the box to make the cake)
  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 16-20 oz white melting chocolate
  • 2 oz dark chocolate

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven according to directions on cake mix box.
  2. Prepare a 9 x 13 inch cake pan by spraying with cooking spray. Prepare the cake and bake according to instructions on the box. Allow the cake to cool completely. Then, using your hands, crumble the cake in a large bowl.
  3. Add the softened cream cheese to the crumbled cake. Using your fingers, gently but fully, incorporate the softened cream cheese.
  4. Line a cookie sheet with wax or parchment paper.
  5. Scoop out a heaping tablespoon of the cake mixture and roll in your hands, making a ball. Place on cookie sheet. Repeat until all the cake mix is used. (I got 35 balls).
  6. Insert a toothpick into each cake ball and set the cookie sheet in the refrigerator to chill.
  7. While the cake balls are chilling, melt white chocolate. You can use the microwave or a double boiler for this. I prefer to use a double boiler, as it keeps the chocolate smooth and at the right consistency. With the microwave method, you may have to reheat at intervals to keep it consistent.
  8. Remove cake balls form the fridge. While holding the toothpick, dip into the melted chocolate. Gently tap the hand holding the toothpick with your other hand to remove excess chocolate. Sit each cake ball back on the wax paper and set them back in the fridge until chocolate is firm.
  9. Gently remove the toothpicks. You can cover the hole in the next step.
  10. In a small plastic baggie, melt the dark chocolate in the microwave. Cut a VERY small tip off one corner of the bag. As an alternative, I like using a toothpick to prick a small hole in the corner of the bag.
  11. Pipe the melted dark chocolate across the tops of the truffles. For a fun twist, you can also use sprinkles or colored sugar!
  12. Store in refrigerator.
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Comments

  1. I love red velvet I got a taste for it while living down south ,these look so yummy

  2. Lori Williams says:

    I love anything red velvet and these look so good and easy to make. Will be trying them for next party!

  3. Marla Jones says:

    Red Velvet is m favorite and these look to die for!! Yummy

  4. Yum! These look delicious. Can’t wait to make them!

  5. jennifer bowen says:

    thay look really grate I love to try and make some sometime

  6. I have not had a cake ball before, but I have seen them. I never knew how to do them. it makes sense, but I never realized it was squished cake. Now I want to try them even more. They look amazing.

  7. I think I could maybe pull that off….

  8. great looking, non intimidating recipe–would like to try a modified version of it sometime

  9. Michelle S says:

    That is so easy! I always thought these were difficult and time-consuming.

  10. Deanna Capasso says:

    These are delish & so easy to make.

  11. Lee Ferrell says:

    I can do this!

  12. Cheryl Chervitz says:

    These look so good. I want to make some now! Thanks for sharing.

  13. Courtney Madenford says:

    These look SO good I LOVE anything sweet

  14. these look so fancy and professional. what a special treat for valentines

  15. Debbi Wellenstein says:

    These look absolutely delicious. The times I have tried to make truffles or cake pops were a dismal failure. I will try one more time!

  16. This would be a great Valentine’s Day treat.

  17. Jeannie Pratt says:

    Yummy

  18. Crafty Nunn says:

    This looks like an easy for the girls to do. Thank you for the recipe.

  19. my family would love these. they look easy and yummy.

  20. I can’t even begin to tell you how delicious these truffles look.

  21. Pam Halligan says:

    I love red velvet cake. These will be perfect for Valentine’s Day.

  22. Sarah Hayes says:

    my family would love these. they look easy and yummy.

  23. OMG – these look so good! I love red velvet so I’m not sure these will make it to Valentine’s Day.

  24. this looks like a great valentine treat

  25. Shanda Clark says:

    I really want to make these they sound delicious and easy to make!!!

  26. May Rodriguez says:

    This looks delicious and its simple and easy.

  27. Elizabeth Brooks says:

    These look good, and so easy

  28. Laura Martin says:

    These look delicious! Thank you for the detailed guide to this recipe…my husband loves red velvet so I’ll have to try it 🙂

  29. Dana Beeman says:

    These look soooo good, and perfect for Valentine’s Day. 🙂 Thank you for sharing!

  30. Kim Hamilton says:

    These sound DELISH! I am obsessed with anything red velvet! YUM!

  31. Mary Gardner says:

    My family loves red velvet and these would be perfect for Valentine’s Day. Thanks for the recipe!

  32. Teresa A Thompson says:

    This would be the perfect treat for valentines day.

  33. Allyson R Becker says:

    I love red velvet cake. I have never had red velvet truffles but they sound scrumptious.

  34. Heather purvis says:

    Making these tomorrow wish me luck!

  35. Jaclyn Mercer says:

    These sound perfect for Valentine’s day!

  36. Melissa Hilton says:

    Oh goodness I will have to make these! thank you for the step by step directions, I’m less likely to mess it up that way!

  37. Mindi Eden says:

    I could see myself making these! Looks awesome & red velvet is my favorite cake flavor! This makes them “fancier”

  38. Kimberly Flickinger says:

    These truffles sound very delicious, will definitely be trying these for Valentines Day.

  39. christina moore says:

    This looks so good

  40. Anna Nicole says:

    I usually fear cake pops and truffles but I am going to give this one a try!

  41. Deanna Capasso says:

    They look delicious. Can’t wait to try them.

  42. Carol Trautwein says:

    I am always on the lookout for new things to bake around Valentines. These look so yummy I am sure my family will enjoy them!

  43. Donna Desforges says:

    They looked difficult to make but the instructions seem very clear and easy to follow, can’t wait to try!

  44. Such a great idea for Valentines day treats! And so easy! I think I may give these a try today! Thank you!

  45. Casandra LaMonaca says:

    These look so good! I need to try these, they seem very easy to make as well.

  46. Oh, my husband would LOVE these! Guess who’s getting some red velvet yumminess for Valentine’s Day?!

  47. Love red velvet and love truffles..this recipe looks delicious and so easy to make..I shall pin and make for Valentine’s day! thanks for the recipe

  48. Michelle Castagne says:

    These truffles look so tasty and perfect for Valentine’s Day.

  49. Erinn Lishman says:

    I love red velvet cake and, funny enough, each of my three daughters inherited that! This looks like a fun recipe to try, and I’d love to have my girls help me decorate them!

  50. christina moore says:

    Thank you for sharing

  51. Tiffany S says:

    Wow, these look amazing. I will have to try making these sometime soon.

  52. oh My these look fabulous. My husband loves red velvet and these look like something I would be able to make as a special treat for Valentine’s Day.

  53. these look amazing! may have to try for valentines day 🙂

  54. Benjamin Kendall says:

    I will save the recipe and ask for these on my Birthday

  55. Nena Sinclair says:

    These truffles look so delicious! Perfect for Valentine’s Day!

  56. This recipe is right up my alley! I love anything red velvet! YUM 🙂

  57. These look deliciously amazing and so perfect for Valentine’s Day too. YUMMY!

  58. Such a romantic treat for my husband and I. Our wedding cake was a Red Velvet cake. I’m adding this to my Pinterest board. Thanks for sharing this awesome treat!

  59. We like home cooked cakes and truffles. I think I would like these. I know I like pumpkin spice muffins with cream cheese ,so this would work for me.

  60. Ronald Gagnon says:

    What a great easy-to-make recipe…but I would use more chocolate

  61. DENISE LOW says:

    Thank you for sharing this recipe. It looks easy to make. I will have to try this on the family. I am sure we will love it.

  62. Those look so lovely and would taste so good. Thanks.

  63. Cheryl MacPhail says:

    They look really yummy but I think the red dye would be a little too much for me. I think I would omit that and maybe just call they velvet truffles 🙂

  64. Gail Williams says:

    I have never made truffles. These look easy to make and now I have a new ?‍? cooking project to do with my granddaughter!

  65. these look like they would be a big hit at our home this Valentines Day

  66. Marielle Altenor says:

    This recipe looks delicious and easy to make! I love cake pops, but I’ve never tried making them myself.

  67. Darcy Koch says:

    I kind of avoided truffles just because I thought they wouldn’t taste good. Then one day a friend insisted I try one. Fell in love and these have been a favorite since.

  68. sheila ressel says:

    I can’t believe how easy these are to make! Think I’ll try making these for Valentine’s Day. I know they will be a hit!

  69. Stacey A Smith says:

    that looks very tasty.Would love to try this recipe someday.

  70. These are so gorgeous that I can’t believe that you made them yourself (though the pictures prove that you did). You make me think that I might be able to do it too. For Valentine’s day what could be more lovely?

  71. Patricia Wise says:

    Omgosh these look scrumptious !!!÷

  72. Yum, these look amazing!!

  73. These look amazing! I so need to make these! 🙂

  74. These would be great to give on Valentines. Better than candy.

  75. These look like such a luscious treat. Would love sharing them with friends and family.

  76. Dana Matthews says:

    This would make my daughter so happy! She loves Red Velvet cake. I usually make her chocolate covered strawberries…change in plan for this Valentines’ Day!

  77. Kayla Norris says:

    These look great! Done this with Oreos and nutterbutters. But never tried with cake !

  78. Karen Beckett says:

    I will have to try this recipe for Valentine’s Day. These look so yummy!

  79. Julie wilson says:

    looks so good and I love that it doesn’t have too many ingredients

  80. Kim Thorne says:

    What tasty looking treats

  81. Sara B Solida says:

    These sound scrumptious!

  82. (Red Velvet Truffles Recipe) I would love to make these for my one brother for this upcoming Valentines Day, he loves red velvet cake.

  83. Sally Wilsey says:

    This is definately a must for Valentines Day gift giving for the family. I like simple easy and quick treats. Thank you for the share.

  84. Oh wow I have been looking for a recipe like this. Thank you for posting it

  85. These look amazing! Thanks for the recipe! 🙂

  86. holy moly.. you had me at red velvet. These look heavenly and I wanna make these! Thank you so much for sharing this.

  87. oh wow do I love all the ingredients in these. I’d love to try them. They look so good, too!

  88. justin orkin says:

    Red Velvet is great in any form. thanks.

  89. Lisa Coomer Queen says:

    Yummy! These look delicious! Red Velvet cake is my husband’s favorite too. Thanks for the recipe!

  90. These sound amazing. I love that it looks really easy to make. They would be perfect for Valentine’s Day, so I will be making this. Thanks for the recipe.

  91. Geri Sandoval says:

    I love Red Velvet cake and make one every Valentines Day, going to change things up this year. Going to make try you recipe. Thanks for sharing!

  92. rochelle haynes says:

    Looking good like to try this

  93. Teri Champion says:

    Omg this looks so good and easy to make

  94. Dee Lafrenz says:

    These look wonderful. Cannot wait to try this recipe. Thank you for sharing it!

  95. Wow, these truffles sound delicious and so rich! They are so pretty too! These are definitely the perfect Valentines Day treat, thanks for sharing! 🙂

  96. Terry Poage says:

    I love the thought of white chocolate and the red velvet cake together.

  97. I will add these to my try list.
    My grandma made the very best red velvet cake ever..authentic southern Georgia recipe.
    Many fond memories

  98. These look sooo good!!

  99. They do look good. And it’s the perfect size. One of those would fill me up for the day.

  100. I love Red Velvet anything. This recipe looks so yummy and can’t wait to make them for my love for Valentine’s Day.

  101. Bethany Suire says:

    My oh my! This looks so so yummy! Red velvet cake is my favorite!

  102. Oh my gosh. I just pinned these because I need to make them pronto! They look so delicious. My family will adore me for making these! LOL

  103. ERICA WEAVER says:

    these look so good i love red velvet cake i will have to make these

  104. This is a favorite in my house thanks for sharing

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