Ready for something a little more “lady-like” than a watermelon seed spitting contest? Enter these super-cute watermelon cake balls!
Gorgeous colors surround these adorable bites of super-moist cake. The bright colors scream, “bring on summer!”
Serve these at a summer party and they’ll be the hit of the dessert table. Kids love them because they’re bite-sized and moms love them because they look just like watermelon!
But my favorite part about this recipe? The tiny chocolate chips tucked inside to give my tastebuds an extra chocolatey surprise that’s always welcome!
And, don’t let these summery cake treats intimidate you — they’re made from a cake mix! But, before you dive into baking with a cake mix, be sure to grab my bakery-style secrets here so your cake balls will taste like they’re made from scratch!
Don’t worry if you’re afraid you can’t find all the ingredients to make these for your next summer occasion — these green candy melts are the only ingredient that may be harder to find. So, I found them for you — wink, wink! And they work amazing — beautiful, rich colors!
Oh, and if you’re missing a cake pan, you can go ahead and make cupcakes! Big cakes or cupcakes, they all crumble the same! So, now you have no excuses to make these watermelon cakes!
Don’t forget the mistake sooooooo many impatient home-bakers make — let the cake completely..I mean completely…before frosting. Pinky promise you will? OK, we’ll move on then!
Oh, and making watermelon cake balls is a great stress reliever. Why? Because you get to completely destroy a beautifully made cake! Take out all those busy mom stress out on the cake — not on your family — wink, wink!
And remember, you’ll need lots of wax paper for these cuties. If you want to bake any sort of sugary treats, you should be keep wax paper stocked — but that’s just my humble opinion!
After you finish making these gorgeous cake balls, pop them in the fridge to let all the beautiful, bright green outer layer harden.
Now that you’ve got all the sneaky tips for this recipe, check out the full recipe below!
*Affiliate links have been added to help you make your recipe!