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15 Leftover Cake Recipes

I can’t say that it happens very frequently in my home, but on the off chance that we don’t finish off a full cake, I’m constantly on the lookout for creative and unique ways to use the remaining cake.

This collection of 15 recipes for leftover cake offers everything you’ll need to use up every last crumb, from easy cake truffles to pound cake French toast and chocolate cake shakes (yes, really!).

1. Cake Scrap Treats

Never again should cake scraps be wasted! In today’s post here on the blog, I’ll be demonstrating four distinct and delectable uses for the leftover cake scraps.

2. Leftover Cake Truffles

Leftover Cake Truffles Cake Balls are a chewy and tasty bite-sized dessert that requires no baking and give the impression that you are eating an entire piece of cake in each mouthful.

3. Leftover Cake Bread Pudding 

Now, obviously, you could use this method with any kind of cake. It doesn’t have to be a crumbling cake if you don’t want it to be. Having said that, the fact that the cake can be used to make something else entirely is certainly a time and effort saver!

4. Chocolate Cupcake Bread Pudding

In spite of the fact that there isn’t actually a winter, I’m still making and baking all of my favorite things to eat when it’s chilly outside. Perhaps even in direct disobedience of it. You may satiate your craving for chocolate with a bowl of this soothing Chocolate Cupcake Bread Pudding.

5. Easy Cake Pop Recipe

This cake pop recipe is great for novices since it includes a straightforward lesson with step-by-step instructions. It is an excellent method for putting any unused cake and frosting to good use.

6. Leftover Cake Cake Balls

Leftover Cake Cake Balls are a convenient and tasty method to recycle any leftover cake, and they can either be enjoyed right away or preserved in the freezer for consumption at a later time.

7. Lemon Ricotta Cake

This Lemon Ricotta Cake is a delectable citrus cake recipe that you can whip up in one dish and you won’t ever have any leftovers from. It’s moist, flavored, straightforward and delicious.

8. Birthday Cake Truffles 

These are every bit as delicious as they sound, and if you’ve ever gone to Milk Bar, I know you’ve sampled them and let out a small sigh after eating them.

9. Cake Scraps Fudgy Brownie Recipe

This recipe is pure baking alchemy in its purest form. You are not going to believe how incredibly easy and yet delectable these brownies turn out to be.

10. Cake Pops

Cake pops may be created using virtually any type of leftover cake and icing, as long as the flavors complement one another, of course.

11. Chocolate Cake Shake

A good illustration of the nearly gritty texture that may be achieved by blending Oreos is found in the Cookies & Cream flavor. If you’ve really done it, you’ll understand what I mean even though I realize it doesn’t seem very appealing.

12. Cake Crumb Pudding

A pudding similar to custard that may be made with any kind of cake. You may make it as simple or as elaborate as you choose; simply add some whipped cream, almonds, raisins, or coconut to the top before serving.

13. Mango Trifle

A trifle is a type of tiered dessert that is traditionally created with cake, custard or pudding, whipped cream, and typically a layer of fruit. If you happen to have any leftover vanilla cake, you could easily crumble it up and use it as the base for this cheery little trifle.

14. Grilled Pound Cake with Berries

In this essay, I’ve discussed toasting your leftover cake a few occasions; but, have you ever grilled a cake before? You should definitely give this a shot if you’re already in the process of cooking meat and the barbecue is still hot.

15. Domino Cake

A fascinating topic that arises is what should be done with crushed cakes. No need to look any further! This recipe for leftover cake uses stale cakes, which make the perfect basis for the dish.