These Harry Potter dragon egg cake balls are a super fun alternative Harry Potter cake for a Harry Potter party. That’s a lot of Harry Potter, but, they’re that cool–and easy to make!
Harry Potter Dragon Egg Cake Balls
Here at Ruffles and Rain Boots, we are all about Harry Potter party ideas. Seriously, we’re on a big kick for Harry Potter lately around our house and there’s no way I’m stopping it anytime soon. It’s just so fun! And my latest favorite? These easy Harry Potter dragon egg cake balls.
They’re a great Harry Potter cake alternative and, frankly this Harry Potter food is so unique and fun, the adults will be impressed, as well as the kids. If you’re ready to get an epic Harry Potter party going, let’s get started.
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Tips to Make a Harry POtter Cake
- Start with your favorite vanilla cupcakes for this easy alternative Harry Potter cake. I always rely on my no-fail Lazy Girl cupcakes. If you can follow directions, you can make these amazing cupcakes.
- If you need a recipe for a SUPER easy fondant you can make in minutes, check this one out!
- This is a really fun Harry Potter food to make with kids. They can break up the cupcakes, form the eggs, wrap the fondant–they can do it all!
How Do I Make this Harry Potter Dragon Egg Cake Balls?
I’m so glad you asked. Below is our written tutorial.
- Make sure your cupcakes are completely cooled before beginning to make the dragon eggs.
- Break-up all of your cupcakes into crumbles in a large bowl.
- Mix your cupcake crumbles with frosting until completely combined.
- With your hands, form into 12 egg shapes and place on a parchment paper lined baking sheet.
- Place these in the freezer for about 10-15 minutes to set.
- Work black GEL food coloring into fondant until the desired grey color is consistent throughout. Alternatively, you can buy grey fondant, it's just not a very popular color, though, so be warned.
- Separate fondant into 3 equal-sized portions, set 2 aside so you can work with one piece at a time.
- Roll the 1/3 section of fondant flat (about ⅛-inch thickness).
- Cut into 4 sections with a sharp knife.
- Remove eggs from the freezer and wrap one egg in one of the sections of fondant you just cut.
- Repeat until all eggs are covered in fondant. Do not try to work the egg too much, just get it covered--the more you handle the fondant, the more sticky it will get.
- Place eggs back into the freezer for 10-15 minutes to set.
- Working with one egg at a time, remove eggs from freezer and mash the edge of a spoon into the side, forming scales, starting at the top and working your way around the outside of the egg in concentric circles.
- Spray each egg with the gold cake spray.
- Place eggs back into the freezer until ready to serve.
- Serve cold.
You'll also need:
- Rolling Pin
- Baking Sheet
- Parchment Paper or Wax Paper
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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 360Total Fat: 18gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 25mgSodium: 298mgCarbohydrates: 51gFiber: 2gSugar: 39gProtein: 3g
All nutrition information is estimated. For accuracy, please calculate your exact brands and ingredients if accuracy is desired.
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