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a side image of a carrot cake ball with a bite taken out of it sitting on top of other cake balls that have been coated with white and dark chocolate

Gluten Free Cake Balls Recipe (3 Flavors)

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  • Author: Lindsay Cotter
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 25 -27 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


This cake balls recipe is made with gluten free ingredients and 3 different flavor options for the perfect sweet treat for every occasion!


Units Scale
  • 15 ounces (425 grams) gluten-free cake mix + box ingredients needed. For this cake mix, an additional 3 eggs, 1/2 cup oil, and water are needed. (*See notes for vegan option)

Basic Gluten Free Cake Ball Batter

  • 3 1/4 to 3 1/2 cups of crumbled baked cupcakes (around 300 grams)
  • 1/2 cup creamy almond butter
  • 1/31/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/41/3 cup gluten free oat flour
  • Melted dark and/or white chocolate to coat (See notes for vegan option)

Mix-in Options To Add to Basic Batter (above) –

Dark Chocolate Chip: 

  • 1/4 cup dark chocolate chips
  • Melted dark chocolate to coat

Carrot Cake: 

  • 1/4 cup carrots, shredded
  • 24 Tablespoons pitted chopped dates
  • 24 Tablespoons nuts, chopped
  • Melted white chocolate or dairy free white chocolate to coat

Vanilla Chocolate Cake Balls:

  • Basic cake ball batter
  • Melted dark chocolate and white chocolate



For vegan and gluten free cake bites follow vegan baking instructions using this vanilla cake or this yellow cake mix .

Using a muffin or cupcake tin will allow the cake mix to bake faster, but a regular cake pan can be used as well.

Estimated Nutrition Below: Does not account for mix-ins.

  • Prep Time: 5
  • chill time: 10
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Category: dessert
  • Method: bake
  • Cuisine: american


  • Serving Size: 1 bite (No Coating)
  • Calories: 100 -120
  • Sugar: 8-10 grams
  • Fat: 5-7 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 12-15 grams