Chocolate Fruitcake Balls (Only Two Ingredients!)

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"It's so easy to make this and a wonderful holiday treat! Just combine a store-bought fruit cake with milk chocolate, form into balls, and chill."

Original recipe yields 40 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (17.7 g)
  • Calories 36.8
  • Total Fat - 0.3 g
  • Saturated Fat - 0.2 g
  • Cholesterol - 1 mg
  • Sodium - 79.6 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 7.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0 g
  • Sugars - 5.7 g
  • Protein - 0.8 g
  • Calcium - 23.6 mg
  • Iron - 0 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

Crumble the fruit cake.

Step 2

In a small microwave-safe bowl, melt the chocolate in the microwave on Low. Stir, then mix the chocolate with the cake.

Step 3

Take dessert spoon-sized balls, roll and compress them slightly, and drop each one into a muffin liner.

Step 4

Place them in the fridge until they harden, about 2 hours.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.

Tags : Desserts



I used a light fruit cake and dark chocolate chips for these chocolate balls. Although, I think the light cake would have suited the milk chocolate chips which were listed in the ingredients. I also rolled the balls in chocolate sprinkles whilst they were moist, and the looked amazing. I must admit I was in 2 minds about these .....BUT everybody else in the family loved these! I would love to try this using leftover Christmas pudding or a dark fruit cake. These were very rich and decadent and I will be trying these again with a dark cake or pudding....perhaps a dash of brandy! lol Everybody who tried these loved them..... and they are so easy to make! Note: I found using wet hands was so much easier to roll the balls.

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(12 Sep 2017)