Banana Cake Balls Wrapped in Chocolate

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Ambervim

This is one of JELLO's spring recipes this year. I like the recipe cause you can make cake pops without owning a special pan.

Top Review by Bonnie G 2

I saw this recipe in a magazine and when I looked here found you'd already posted, so glad you did too. This is so easy and fun to make. I made it for my DGSs who are spending the weekend with me and they loved it. An added bonus is how simple it is to put together - the hardest part for me was trying to find a way to stand them up for a display. As it turned out no need, the boys just dug in. Thanks for posting a fun recipe

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 cup milk, cold
  • 1 (3 1/2 ounce) packagevanilla flavor instant pudding mix
  • 1 fully ripe banana, mashed
  • 10 34 ounces lb cake, thawed, crumbled into fine crumbs (I think another yellow cake would work)
  • milk chocolate candy bar, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons multi-colored candy sprinkles (or another decoration, nuts come to mind)


  1. STIR milk and pudding mix in medium bowl with large spoon just until pudding mix is moistened. Immediately add bananas and cake crumbs; mix well.
  2. TO PORTION CAKE BALLS Use cookie scoop to portion the cake mixture for each ball. Then, roll the cake balls between the palms of your hands to form smooth round balls.
  3. SHAPE into 36 (1-inch) balls; place on waxed paper-covered rimmed baking sheet. Freeze 1 hour.
  4. MELT chocolate in medium microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1-1/2 min., stirring after 1 minute
  5. TO EASILY COAT THE CAKE BALLS Remove inner tines of disposable fork; set aside. Add cake balls, in batches, to bowl of melted chocolate. Use spoon or rubber scraper to evenly coat balls with chocolate. Remove balls with prepared fork.
  6. If you are using lollipop or Popsicle stick, just skewer each pop before dipping.
  7. Dip balls in chocolate; return to baking sheet. Top immediately with sprinkles or whatever you are using.
  8. Let stand until coating is firm.

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