Cake Batter “Cheeseball”

This Cake Batter Cheeseball has the delicious flavor of cake batter mixed in with cream cheese for a sweet, and not savory, cheeseball. Great as an appetizer or dessert!

You all went goo goo for my Peanut Butter Cheeseball, so I figured with the holiday season its about time I share another variety. This cake batter cheese ball is another sweet / dessert type cheese ball that is perfect for a holiday party, birthday party, or just for a game night with a couple friends.

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Cake Batter Cheese Ball - This is a delicious dessert cheese ball that tastes just like cake batter. Great for parties or just for a sweet treat!

This cake batter cheese ball is super easy to make, you’ll beat together some cream cheese and butter, and then mix in some cake mix (not prepared, just the dry mix), vanilla extract, and powdered sugar. You can stir in some sprinkles too if you want. Chill and then coat the whole thing in LOTS more sprinkles.

Cake Batter Cheese Ball - This is a delicious dessert cheese ball that tastes just like cake batter. Great for parties or just for a sweet treat!

Since this cheese ball is sweet you can still serve it for an appetizer, but its great for an easy dessert too. Serve it with graham cracker sticks, vanilla wafers and pretzels if you want.

Cake Batter Cheese Ball - This is a delicious dessert cheese ball that tastes just like cake batter. Great for parties or just for a sweet treat!

I just love cake batter, but I always feel bad eating too much of it because the raw eggs – this cake batter cheese ball is the perfect alternative! Its got the same great cake batter tastes, but its egg free, and I must say its completely delicious!

Cake Batter Cheese Ball - This is a delicious dessert cheese ball that tastes just like cake batter. Great for parties or just for a sweet treat!

 

Adapted from this recipe.

Cake Batter "Cheese Ball"
 
Ingredients
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1½ cups yellow cake mix, dry
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup sprinkles
Instructions
  1. Beat your cream cheese until smooth and creamy.
  2. Add in your butter and beat till smooth.
  3. Mix in your cake mix, vanilla extract and powdered sugar.
  4. Fold in ½ cup of sprinkles. (optional)
  5. Scoop your mixture into a large piece of plastic wrap.
  6. Wrap the plastic wrap around the mixture and roll/form into a ball.
  7. Place into fridge for 1 hour or until cheese ball is mostly firm.
  8. Spread remaining ½ cup sprinkles onto a large flat plate.
  9. Remove cheese ball from wrap and roll it into the sprinkles. Press sprinkles into the empty spots if necessary.
  10. Place cheese ball into freezer for about 1 hour. (If freezing over night, remove to thaw 30 minutes before serving)
  11. Serve with cookies, graham crackers, pretzels and more.

Cake Batter Cheese Ball - This is a delicious dessert cheese ball that tastes just like cake batter. Great for parties or just for a sweet treat!

 

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Cake Batter Cheese Ball - This is a delicious dessert cheese ball that tastes just like cake batter. Great for parties or just for a sweet treat!

12 Comments

  1. I made this into bite-size cake balls — Sooooooo delicious! They remind me of a treat my Mom made when I was small. I plan on using ‘Thanksgiving’ sprinkles and taking them to our family get-together next week! Thank you so much, Aimee! Love your blog!

    1. Thats such a fun idea Kathy! I bet they are so tasty as little mini balls (because mini is always better ;) and the Thanksgiving sprinkles will be so cute! Thanks for the continued support :)

      1. Aimee, the bite size balls were a big hit! Also made some using chocolate cake batter mix, rolled in Christmas sprinkles… Yummy! Thanks again and Merry Christmas!

  2. This is SO fun! And who can say no to cake batter?

    1. My thoughts exactly. Thanks Denise!

  3. Oh my gosh!! Cake mix in a cheeseball!! I have to try this one Aimee. It looks amazing. I love cake mixes so much!

    1. Thank you so much Karen! It definitely needs to go on your list!!

  4. This cheeseball is so fun and festive! I love anything cake batter and the sprinkles make this so pretty!

  5. Oh my gosh! Why have I never tried a sweet cheeseball before?? This is seriously the most genius appetizer I’ve ever seen. Love all the sprinkles!!

    1. Thanks Sarah! I’ve made a couple dessert cheeseballs now and they are irresistible! You’ll have to try one!

  6. Just a question, does the recipe call for 2 1/2 cups of powdered sugar or should one of the powdered sugar be something else, like brown sugar?

    1. Thanks so much for catching that! It should be 1 1/2 cups cake mix, and 1 cup powdered sugar!

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