Chocolate Hazelnut Cake Balls

Perfect Bite-Size Treat
Perfect Bite-Size Treat
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Ingredients

1 Chocolate cake 9-inch or 9x13 inch, baked and cooled, homemade or boxed
½-1 cup Chocolate hazelnut spread
½ cup Hazelnuts roasted, chopped
8 oz Dark chocolate chopped
For topping:
½ cup Hazelnuts roasted, chopped

Nutritional information

183
Calories
8.3g
Fat
25.9g
Carbohydrates
2.5g
Protein
2mg
Cholesterol
113mg
Sodium
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Chocolate Hazelnut Cake Balls

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These Chocolate Hazelnut Cake Balls are a must-try for any chocolate lover this Valentine’s Day. Bite-sized cake balls made of crumbled chocolate cake mixed with chocolate hazelnut spread and chopped hazelnuts, and dipped in dark chocolate. Yes, you need only four ingredients!

The process is not very difficult. You will just need to bake and cool a cake ahead of time, then crumble and mix it with a nut spread. To make rolling cake balls easier, I use food-safe gloves. They keep my hands clean and speed up the process. Once you learn how to make these easy cake balls, you will always have an excellent solution for make-ahead sweets. Enjoy!

To make the Chocolate Hazelnut Cake Balls, you will need the following ingredients:

Ingridiens for Chocolate Hazelnut Cake Balls

Steps to make Chocolate Hazelnut Cake Balls

1

Crumble cake

5

In a large bowl, use your hand to crumble the chocolate cake into fine crumbs.

2

Add spread and nuts

2

Add ½ cup chocolate hazelnut spread and ½ cup chopped hazelnuts to cake crumbs. Mix with your hands until combined. If the mixture is too dry, add some more chocolate hazelnut spread.

3

Form cake balls

1h

Form the cake mixture into tablespoon-sized balls and roll them between hands to make them round. Place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

4

Melt chocolate

5

After the balls are chilled, melt 8 ounces dark chocolate over a double boiler.

5

Dip cake balls

20

Using a fork, dip cake balls into the chocolate one at a time, shake off any excess. Place coated cake balls back on the baking sheet. Leave to dry and harden.

6

Drizzle with chocolate and top with nuts

20

Re-warm the chocolate coating if necessary. Drizzle the cake balls with chocolate and top with chopped hazelnuts. Refrigerate until set for about 15 minutes.

7

Serve

Serve or store in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.

Skip the box of chocolate and impress your sweetheart with these hand-crafted Chocolate Hazelnut Cake Balls instead! They are so delicious that it is hard to eat just one.

Jelena is an interior designer and young mom! As a busy working mom, her time is precious so she’s always looking for a quick and efficient way to get things done. Jelena is very creative, but has a strong practical side. She loves trying new things and travels a lot, especially around Europe. The kitchen is Jelena’s safe space, where she can let her creative side out and dedicate herself to her favorite hobby - cooking!

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Athina

Delicious! Amazing!

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