Desserts, Special Occasions

Cake Batter Pretzels {& A special Giveaway!}

August 18, 2014

We’re celebrating around here today! My dear friend Ruthie is celebrating her THIRD blog birthday and we are having a party! First up are some simple birthday cake batter pretzels. You heard that right. CAKE batter pretzels. I couldn’t let this day go by without making her a little something special!

Cake Batter Chocolate Pretzels

These little gems count not be easier to whip up and are perfect to serve as any sort of party treat. Plan to make a large batch because chances are good a few may disappear before you’ve finished.
Cake Batter Chocolate Pretzel recipe

Cake Batter Pretzels {& A special Giveaway!}


  • 1 cup Vanilla Almond Bark, melted
  • 2 tablespoons shortening
  • 1/2 cup yellow cake mix, shifted
  • 1 bag small pretzels
  • sprinkles of choice


  1. Stir the almond bark and shortening together until fully combined. Add in the shifted cake mix until no lumps are showing.
  2. Dip each pretzel until covered. Place on waxed paper, cover in sprinkles, and allow to set.

Recipe slightly adapted from Tasty Kitchen

birthday cake chocolate pretzels

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Comments (5)

  • Chichi Reply

    August 18, 2014 at 2:07 pm

    The cake pretzels look so delicious. I’ve only ever had savory pretzels. going to try out this recipe

  • Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust Reply

    August 20, 2014 at 9:05 pm

    Oh my gosh, best pretzels ever!!! Love the pics too, makes me want one right now. Cake batter forever. 🙂 Pinned!

  • Tiffany Reply

    August 24, 2014 at 3:23 am

    Looks yum! Thanks for the share!! – but I noticed it says “shifted” … Is that an error for sifted??

    • Jesseca Reply

      August 27, 2014 at 3:21 pm

      Yep. Sifted. Thanks for the catch!

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