Watermelon Cake Pops Taste as Good as They Look!
Ready for something a little more “lady-like” than a watermelon seed spitting contest?
Baking water-melon shaped treats is always an improvement! ;0)
Gorgeous colors surround these adorable bites of super-moist cake. The bright colors in every cake ball 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!
And the cake pop itself is strawberry flavor —YUM!
Who knew you could eat bites of watermelon and they taste like strawberries? ;0)
What Do I Love Most ABout Watermelon Cake Pops?
The tiny chocolate chips tucked inside!
They give my tastebuds an extra chocolatey surprise that’s always welcome!
Change up the recipe for your taste-buds needs — dark chocolate or milk chocolate.
In our house the kids prefer milk chocolate, but mom and dad prefer milk.
For these, we often succumb to peer pressure and use milk chocolate.
We Keep This Cake Pop Recipe Easy!
Just like most of our recipes on this site, this is an easier version of cake balls!
Don’t let the cuteness intimidate you — these cake balls are 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!
Nowyou have no excuses to make these watermelon cakes!
And we’re loving these other cake ball recipes!
Add these to your list too!
Yummy Cake Ball Recipes
- Chocolate Cake Balls from Belle of the Kitchen.
- Red Velvet Cake Balls from Like Mother Like Daughter
- Vegan Carrot Cake Balls for those days when you want to go vegan! I totally swing back and forth! ;0)
Don’t forget the mistake sooooooo many impatient home-bakers make — let the cake cool completely..I mean completely…before frosting.
Pinky promise you will?
Want to see the watermelon cake balls in ACTION?
Watch our videos!
Tips for Making Watermelon Cake Pops
Oh, and making watermelon cake balls is a great stress reliever.
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!
More Cake Pop Baking Tips!
After you finish making these gorgeous cake balls, pop them in the fridge to let all the beautiful, bright green outer layers 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!
Watermelon Cake Balls
- 1 box strawberry cake mix (Bake according to directions, except add an extra egg and substitute melted butter for oil
- 1 cup mini chocolate chips
- green melting chocolate
- 1 teaspoon cooking oil
- 1 can strawberry frosting
- wax paper
- Bake your cake according to package directions, expect add an extra egg and replace the oil with an equal amount of melted butter.
- Let cake completely cool.
- Crumble cool cake into super-tiny pieces.
- Stir frosting into crumbled cake. Stir until completely mixed.
- Fold in one cup of chocolate chips.
- Roll cake mixture into small, one inch balls and freeze for one hour.
- Once you remove the cake balls form the freezer melt the chocolate by placing the green melts and oil in the microwave for 15 seconds. Stir until smooth. Repeat until all the melts are completely melted.
- Once chocolate is completely smooth and melted, dip each cake ball into the chocolate to evenly coat using a toothpick.
- Place dipped cake balls into the refrigerator to harden.
- Once cake balls are hardened, you can serve them. Enjoy!