Cake Pops, by popular demand

Here is the recipe :o). They are super fun to make with your kiddos! Happy kitchen endeavors.

Cake Pops

1 Standard Recipe for chocolate cake (or 1 box mix)
1 cup (or 1 tub) cream cheese frosting
2 packages Chocolate melting discs (I like Wilton’s brand)
1 package of colored or white candy melting disks (again, Wilton’s)
wax paper
1 package of Lollipop sticks
1 package of treat wrappers
1 spool of ribbon
Plant foam or Styrofoam

Prepare your cake as usual, in a 9”x13” baking pan. Allow the cake to cool completely. Crumble the cake (discarding any hard corners or edges) into a very large mixing bowl, and add in the frosting. Mix the cake and frosting until it has an even consistency, and looks completely brown. Cover a cookie sheet with wax paper (or parchment paper if you prefer). Now make balls out of the cake mixture, and place them on the cookie sheet. Freeze for 1 hour.

Melt the chocolate discs in a safe bowl according to the package directions (and be careful not to overheat!). Place a lollipop stick into the first ball, and dip it in the melted chocolate. You may wait for the excess to drip off, or tap it with a spoon to speed up the process. Stick the cake pop into the Styrofoam to dry. Then you may melt the candy discs, and drizzle with a spoon or squirt bottle to decorate (I use a piping bag and tip, but I realize that’s not standard in every kitchen :o).

When the cake pops are dry, place a treat bag over the top, twist at the bottom, and tie with a little ribbon.

It is important to note that the cake pops will not be strong enough to adhere to the stick if they are not cold enough. If you notice halfway through that they are becoming unstable, you may want to freeze them a little longer before restarting.

Also, they set up best frozen, but aren’t very tasty until they thaw to room temperature.


Anonymous said...

You should really send this to Lainey!

Love U


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