Espresso Cake Bites


by: DishOnTheDelish

Wonderful treat for the coffee lover.


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serves: 24

2 packages (16 oz) Chocolate CANDIQUIK

1 box Chocolate Cake Mix (plus ingredients required for cake)

1/2 container of a (16 oz) chocolate fudge frosting

8 tablespoons coffee grounds (instant/fresh ground/espresso)

Garnish: Espresso beans

Nutrition Facts
Espresso Cake Bites

Servings Per Recipe: 24

Amount per Serving

Calories: 312

  • Total Fat: 15.2 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 7.4 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 191.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 48.8 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 3 g
  •     Sugars: 29 g
  • Protein: 3 g

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1.  Directions:

2.  Prepare cake mix as directed on box. Add 8 tablespoons

3.  Of ground coffee beans (or instant coffee) to cake mixture before baking.

4.  Once finished baking, allow to cool.

5.  Crumble cake into a large bowl. Mix thoroughly with 1/2 – 3/4 container

6.  Of frosting (depending on how “doughy” you want your cake balls.

7.  Tip: it may be easier to use fingers to mix together with frosting).

8.  Chill mixture for approximately 2 hours in the refrigerator

9.  (you can speed this up by placing in the freezer).

10.  On a wax lined baking sheet, roll mixture into 1 inch balls.

11.  Use a coffee scoop or melon baller to get perfect sized balls!)

12.  Melt Chocolate CANDIQUIK according to the directions on the package.

13.  With a spoon, quickly dip each cake ball into the Chocolate

14.  CANDIQUIK and coat completely. Lift out of chocolate

15.  And set on wax lined baking sheet.

16.  Top each cake ball with an espresso bean before coating is dry.

17.  Drizzle with chocolate Candiquik.

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