Square Cake Balls

My sisters and I were at Michaels grabbing supplies to make cake balls (which I’ve already blogged about. twice.) That’s where we saw the Wilton square brownie pan. We were discussing how silly it would be to buy the pan just to make square brownies. Wouldn’t it be easier to just make brownies as usual in a pan and then cut them? Maybe people have issues cutting straight? The only reason we could think to actually make brownies in this pan would be to get the crusty goodness of the edges in every brownie. Then we decided we could use the pan to make square cake balls.

So on a whim, I bought the pan we had just been ridiculing. But it did make some nice looking square cake balls.

We cheated on these because we just used a cake that my family had bought to celebrate my birthday. For some reason none of us were in the mood for cake (maybe because my sister had made about 12 dozen cookies the night before), so we figured the ratio of cake to frosting would probably be about right for cake balls.

Here’s my beautiful cake. And, no it doesn’t belong on Cake Wrecks, that’s what they asked to be written on it. All of my siblings and I have nicknames for each other. Most of them are just the name followed by i-poo. So my nickname is Jenn-i-poo. Except you say it with a French sort of accent. Anyways, that’s my cake that we smashed up (with our hands!) to make the insides of the cake balls.

We then filled the square brownie pan with the cake mixture and popped it in the freezer to let the mix set. Then we popped the squares out and dipped them in almond bark and decorated with sprinkles. It was a fun afternoon in the kitchen. We sent most of these guys to work with my mom and her coworkers couldn’t believe they were homemade.

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8 Responses to “Pink Cupcake Bites (Baking for Breast Cancer Awareness)”

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    Tami — October 22, 2008 at 11:01 pm

    Your cupcake bites look absolutely delicious! They are very pretty.

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    CB — October 23, 2008 at 2:44 am

    These are freaking adorable! I’ve had those cupcake bites on my must-bake list for a long time. Seeing your pictures makes me want to put on my apron and whip some up! 😉
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    Clara

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    Katie — October 23, 2008 at 12:26 pm

    OH MY GOSH! Those are SUPER flipping cute!!!

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    Jen — October 23, 2008 at 5:06 pm

    Thanks Tami and Katie!

    CB – you have to make them. They’re so fun, cute, and tasty.

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    Jen — October 24, 2008 at 12:07 am

    too cute!!!

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    Cara — October 24, 2008 at 4:42 pm

    I had so much fun making these too. Yours look great!

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    ley — October 24, 2008 at 11:44 pm

    Those are so cute! I loved those cupcake bites when I first saw them, and I’m glad that you made them for this!! Thank you so much for participating in this event!

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    Bharti — October 27, 2008 at 2:42 am

    Those look so cute! My daughter would be begging for me to make them if she wasn’t asleep.

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