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Grinch Instant Pot Truffles

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Are you looking for a fun Christmas treat to make using the Instant Pot? These truffles are perfect for when you want to whip up some bite-sized treats. In fact these Grinch truffle bites are super easy to make. These Dr Seuss Inspired treats taste incredible and go right with the holiday theme. You can also get your kids to join in and help you make them!

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TIPS to make the instant pot grinch truffles

To make these Grinch truffles, you’ll need a very simple, basic list of ingredients. You don’t even need to be a pro at baking or cooking. They’re literally that easy to put together.

They can also turn out to be an excellent dessert bite option you could make if you’re hosting a Christmas dinner at your place. You can use the Instant pot to bake the cake mix needed in this recipe and enjoy creating these fun and delicious treats during the holiday season.

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Ingredients needed for these grinch truffles

  • 1 box Devil’s Food Cake
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup of water
  • 4 tbsp cream cheese frosting 
  • 6 squares of white baking chocolate
  • Green food coloring
  • 35 Red heart sprinkles
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HOW TO MAKE these grinch truffles

Step 1

Make the box cake batter following the instructions on the back of the box of the cake mix. 

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STEP 2

Lightly grease your springform cake pan with cooking spray. Pour in your cake mix and cover with aluminium foil.

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STEP 3

Place 1 1/2 cups of water. Place the trivet inside the inner pot. Place your cake pan inside your inner pot on the trivet. 

STEP 4

Set your Instant Pot to high pressure for 50 minutes. Once the time is up, do a manual release. This will prevent the cake from overcooking.

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STEP 5

Remove the cake pan and transfer to a cooling rack. Allow the cake to completely cool. Once your cake has completely cooled, place it in a large bowl, and crumble. Add in your frosting to the cake. Mix well. 

STEP 6

Using a cookie scoop, or a small spoon, grab a small amount of the cake mix. Roll the cake mix between the palm of your hands to form a ball. Place on a cookie sheet with parchment paper, and place in the freezer for 15 minutes.

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STEP 7

In a medium-sized bowl, melt your baking chocolate in the microwave for 30-second intervals until completely melted. Add in your green food coloring until the desired color. 

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STEP 8

Remove your cake balls from the freezer. Dip each ball in your green chocolate. Coat completely, and transfer to a parchment paper to allow the chocolate to harden.

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Immediately place one heart sprinkle on the top of each truffle before the chocolate hardens. Once the chocolate has hardened- Enjoy!

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Yield: 4-6

The Best Instant Pot Truffles

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes

Try this Instant Pot Truffles recipe if you want to make something different yet very presentable and delicious treat for your Christmas parties!

Ingredients

  • 1 box Devil’s Food Cake
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup of water
  • 4 tbsp cream cheese frosting
  • 6 squares of white baking chocolate
  • Green food coloring
  • 35 Red heart sprinkles

Instructions

    Make the box cake batter following the instructions on the back of the box of the cake mix. 

    Lightly grease your springform cake pan with cooking spray. Pour in your cake mix and cover with aluminium foil.

    Place 1 1/2 cups of water. Place the trivet inside the inner pot. Place your cake pan inside your inner pot on the trivet.

    Set your Instant Pot to high pressure for 50 minutes. Once the time is up, do a manual release. This will prevent the cake from overcooking.

    Remove the cake pan and transfer to a cooling rack. Allow the cake to completely cool. Once your cake has completely cooled, place it in a large bowl, and crumble. Add in your frosting to the cake. Mix well. 

    Using a cookie scoop, or a small spoon, grab a small amount of the cake mix. Roll the cake mix between the palm of your hands to form a ball. Place on a cookie sheet with parchment paper, and place in the freezer for 15 minutes.

    In a medium-sized bowl, melt your baking chocolate in the microwave for 30-second intervals until completely melted. Add in your green food coloring until the desired color. 

    Remove your cake balls from the freezer. Dip each ball in your green chocolate. Coat completely, and transfer to a parchment paper to allow the chocolate to harden.

    Immediately place one heart sprinkle on the top of each truffle before the chocolate hardens. Once the chocolate has hardened- Enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 589Total Fat: 46gSaturated Fat: 13gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 31gCholesterol: 102mgSodium: 93mgCarbohydrates: 38gFiber: 5gSugar: 23gProtein: 8g

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About Angela Milnes

Angela Milnes is a Qualified Early Years Teacher who has specialised in teaching. She has a wealth of experience teaching young children and adults. Angela has also taught cooking classes and loves to share both family recipes and easy instant pot recipes here on The Instant Pot Table. Follow her on Pinterest!

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