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Strawberries and Cream Cake Truffles

Sweet truffles made with store-bought strawberry cake. A simple sweet treat that's perfect for a Valentine's Day gift or party.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Strawberry Cake Truffles
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 20 truffles
Author I Heart Recipes


  • 1 box of Pillsbury's Strawberry cake mix
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup water
  • 0.6 oz package of strawberry Jello
  • You will also need
  • 1 cup cream cheese frosting or vanilla frosting
  • 2 cups of vanilla chips
  • 1-2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2-3 drops of red food coloring


  • Preheat the oven to 350 F.
  • Combine the cake mix, and jello mix into a large bowl. Whisk until well incorporated.
  • Add in the eggs, 1 cup vegetable oil, and water. Mix until well combined.
  • Pour the cake batter into a lightly greased/oiled 9x13 bake dish.
  • Bake in the oven for 30-35 minutes.
  • Remove the cake, and let it cool completely.
  • Once cool, crumble the cake into a large bowl.
  • Add in the frosting, and mix until everything is well incorporated, and resembles dough.
  • Scoop out the mixture, and form into small balls.
  • Melt down the vanilla chips ( I microwaved in 15 sec increments).
  • Once the vanilla chips are melted, and 1-2 tbsp of vegetable oil( to thin out), and mix until well combined.
  • Dip the cake balls into the vanilla, then place into mini cupcake cups.
  • Let them sit until the vanilla hardens ( you may place them in the refrigerator).
  • Once all the cake balls are dipped, add red food coloring into the remaining melted vanilla.
  • Mix until its all one color.
  • Drizzle the cake balls with the pink vanilla.
  • Let harden, then place in desired can or box.