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Birthday Cake Truffles

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When it comes to party fun, a ho-hum slice of birthday cake can’t hold a candle to our bite-sized birthday cake truffles. They’re so customizable, too — just start with Florida Crystals® Organic Raw Cane Sugar, then see where your baking imagination takes you!

Prep Time
50
minutes
Bake Time
25
minutes
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Ingredients
Servings
50 truffles
For the Birthday Cake
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 2 cups Florida Crystals® Organic Raw Cane Sugar
  • 4 large eggs, at room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • 3 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup milk
  • ½ cup sour cream, at room temperature
  • 1 cup rainbow sprinkles
For the Truffles
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 8 ounces white chocolate, melted
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
Instructions

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and line one half sheet baking pan with parchment paper.

Step 2

In a large bowl, at medium speed, beat together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs, one at a time, and the vanilla. Continue mixing until well incorporated. Scrape the bowl as needed.

Step 3

In a separate bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, and salt. With the mixer at low speed, alternately add flour mixture and milk. Ending the process with flour mixture. Mix about 1 minute. Add sour cream and mix until incorporated.

Step 4

Fold in rainbow sprinkles. Pour the batter evenly into the prepared baking sheet and bake for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle of the cake comes out clean. Do not turn off the oven just yet.

Step 5

Remove the cake from the oven and cool in a wire rack. Crumble the cake into a large bowl.

Step 6

Line one baking sheet with parchment paper and add 2 cups of cake crumbles to it. Distribute evenly and bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven and cool completely. Once cooled, process in a food processor until the cake crumbles resemble sand. Pour mixture in a shallow dish and set aside.

Step 7

Mix milk and vanilla and combine with the cake crumbles. Toss and mix until the texture of the mixture is compactable enough to form a ball. You may add additional milk if needed.

Step 8

Mix melted chocolate with oil.

Step 9

Using a small ice cream scoop, form balls. Roll each ball between the palms of your hands. Shape until smooth and round.

Step 10

Using disposable gloves, put 1 tablespoon of melted white chocolate in the palm of your hand. Roll a ball of cake and drop into the shallow bowl containing the crumbles sand. Roll each ball until completely coated with the mixture. Place in mini cupcake liners and serve.

Additional Tips

Be creative! Cover the balls completely with melted chocolate or drizzle. Decorate with sprinkles.