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Dark Chocolate Cake Pops

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Dark Chocolate Cake Pops are easy to make and an oh so indulgent dessert recipe!

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Oh my sweet, sweet dark chocolate….how I love you so.  And just like the Dark Chocolate Coconut S’mores Bars I shared just a couple of weeks ago, I got to baking with my DOVE® Dark Chocolate Promises last week and created yet another amazing treat to share with you all! And no lie-this may be my new favorite dessert! (Oh, and can I mention that I adore the cute quotes inside the DOVE® wrappers?)

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I’m not a huge cake pop making person-they’ve always seemed more labor-intensive than a dessert should be, but I recently adjusted my method and bit and these were much easier!

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Dark Chocolate Cake Pops


Description

Oh so indulgent dark chocolate cake pops will melt in your mouth and be the hit of any party!


Ingredients

  • chocolate fudge cake mix and additional ingredients according to the box
  • chocolate frosting
  • DOVE® Dark Chocolate Promises
  • lollipop/cake pop sticks

Instructions

  1. Bake cake mix according to box directions and cool fully.
  2. Crumble cake finely in a large bowl.
  3. Add frosting until cake just barely sticks together-about 1/3 cup.
  4. Roll cake mixture into 1 1/2″ balls and place on parchment paper lined baking sheet.
  5. Microwave 3 DOVE® Promises in a small bowl 30 seconds at a time until melted.
  6. Dip pop sticks into melted chocolate and insert into cake balls.
  7. Freeze cake balls for at least 20 minutes.
  8. Use a grater to finely shave 5 DOVE® chocolates in a small dish.
  9. Microwave approximately 20 DOVE® chocolates in a deep glass 30 seconds at a time until melted, stirring often.
  10. Dip cake balls in melted chocolate, using a butter knife if necessary to smooth and distribute chocolate on cake ball.
  11. Immediately sprinkle shaved chocolate on cake pop.
  12. Set chocolates on parchment paper until set-you can freeze cake pops for faster setting.
  • Prep Time: 1 hour
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: baking
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size:
  • Calories: 184
  • Sugar: 22.5 g
  • Sodium: 109.5 mg
  • Fat: 8.3 g
  • Trans Fat:
  • Carbohydrates: 27.6 g
  • Protein: 1 g
  • Cholesterol: 20.9 mg

Keywords: cake balls, chocolate cake balls, easy cake balls

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Seriously-please go make these right now.  My mouth is watering just writing this post and remembering how delicious they were!!

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12 Comments

  1. Wow, these look amazing! My husband and I love dark chocolate! If I make them, I’d have to hide them! jk. Pinned!

  2. these are just the cutest little sweet treats ever.. i could definitely devour many right now, they look divine!

  3. I never thought about baking with Dove chocolate! Such a great idea and I bet these pops taste fantastic!

  4. Ok, these look DELICIOUS. Dove dark chocolates are my husband’s fave. I have to make these for our anniversary! Pinned!

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