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Monday, February 6, 2012

Cake Pops!

Good Afternoon Friends!

I'm sure most of you noticed my hints at a cake pop tutorial last week. Well here it is!





Ingredients:::

One box of cake mix {I used funfetti}
One container of frosting
Candy melts
Sprinkles
Lolly pop sticks or skewers
Double boiler pan or pan with heat proof glass bowl




1. Bake your cake according to the box directions. Let it cool all the way or overnight.

2. Crumble up your cake into small pieces in a very large bowl.

3. Mix in the whole container of frosting. You can use your hands or a spatula for this part. 
Hands is obviously more messy fun. Then refrigerate the mixture for at least one hour.

4. Use a small cookie/ice cream scoop to make roughly 1 inch diameter balls.





5. Melt your candy coating in your double boiler.

6. Take a cake ball and dip a small portion of it in the candy coating; 
then put a lolly pop stick into the area with coating. This will help hold the stick in place later.

7. Do this to several cake balls at once so the candy coating has time to harden.

8. I didn't put any sprinkles on this part of mine because I was taking photos, but you definitely can.





9. Once the candy coating around the stick is hardened dip the rest of the cake ball in the candy 
and cover thoroughly. Then blast it with sprinkles quickly so they will dry to the coating.

10. Find an object with holes about the size of your lolly pop sticks to hold them upright while they dry.
I used my steamer basket, but I'm sure you could use a colander or a foam block as well.

That's it! Now go eat cake to your heart's content! 







xoxo
Janee

15 comments:

  1. They're so cute!! I might have to put this on a list of spring projects for myself!

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  2. mmm these look yummy!! great tutorial :)

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  3. Lovely! I love a good cake pop and am always looking for more tutorials as I get the hang of making them!!!

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  4. i'm gonna make these for my sister's baby shower in the spring....i think i'll use your recipe! thanks!

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  5. These look delish! I have made some of these using a cake pop "maker" but never from scratch. Great idea! :)

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  6. Those look so good! I don't think you need that disclaimer at the top--cake pops are huge right now and you'd have to be the fastest tutorial maker on the planet if people thought you copied her. ;)

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  7. Super cute... and yummy!

    ♥ sécia
    www.petiteinsanities.blogspot.com

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  8. I now have a desire to make some cake pops! Thanks for the beautifully done tutorial! :) -Shirley

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  9. Your cake pops look amazing, like something you'd see at a bakery or fun and fancy party. Nice work! :)

    -Sara-

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  10. I've always wondered how 'pops' were made. Thanks for this, my next baking project!

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  11. Ha, now I finally know how they are done! Been wondering about that for a while! They look wonderful! xxx

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  12. yummm! i need to try these! yum yum & yum! pinned this!

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  13. Those look incredible! Best I've seen yet. I keep finding all these amazing recipes. I'm going to go crazy if I bake all this goodness!
    XO

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