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Daughter # 3, Victoria told me about Cake Pops. I think these are adorable and just the right size for dessert--only two bites of cake. Easy to make by the children, cute to serve. Perfect for holidays gift giving. We are going to pas out Turkey Cake Pops for Thanksgiving this year.

Fun & Easy Cake Pops

Daughter # 3, Victoria told me about Cake Pops. I think these are adorable and just the right size for dessert–only two bites of cake. Easy to make by the children, cute to serve. Perfect for holidays gift giving. We are going to pas out Turkey Cake Pops for Thanksgiving this year.

The cake pop ideas are endless: birthdays, baby showers, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Passover,  sporting events, etc.   See recipe below the photos.

Basic Cake Pop Recipe

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Make a 13×9 cake.
  2. Let it cool.
  3. Crumble the cake in a large bowl. Super fun un for children!
  4. Stir in in 1 can of frosting.
  5. Refrigerate the mixture for 15 minutes.
  6. Melt your candy melts according to directions.
  7. Did sucker stick into candy melt.
  8. Place a sucker stick into the top of each cake ball.
  9. Form cake mixture  into balls and place balls onto wax paper on cookie sheet.
  10. Refrigerate for15 minutes.
  11. Dip each pop into your candy melt.
  12. Decorate (dip in sprinkles, decorate with Food Writer, etc)
  13. Place the stick into a Styrofoam block while the candy melt shell hardens.
  14. Serve and enjoy.

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9 comments

  1. I didn’t see the step in which we make the cake mixture into balls. What have you found to be a good size?

  2. What a neat idea! Thanks so much for sharing!

  3. Hi Robin … thanks for leaving a comment on my blog, about the tri-shutter card. Sorry for the delay in getting back to you but we were travelling and barely had cell phone service, let alone internet! But we are back now and fully hooked up again. I cannot locate my .pdf for the TriShutterCard, but I remember it was easy to set up once I had the measurements. You’d want to make a proto type first so you are familiar with the cutting and folding part, but here are two tutorials I have found for you:
    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/resources/tutorials/trishuttercard/
    and
    http://craftiblog.wordpress.com/2009/04/23/2009-04-23-quad-fold-card-sample-tutorial/

    Hope this helps!
    Cheers, Karen
    alteredscrapbooking dot com

  4. Maryanne

    Your imagination deserves every ounce of success. Good for you for inspiring so many others!

  5. How did you mke the hat on Frosty?

  6. Jeannie

    Can you freeze these after decorated?

  7. Miasmomma

    Pretty sure I saw many of these on cakerella’s website.

  8. I make these as well! They are tons of fun, and very delicious. Only thing I do different is refridgerate overnight. They stay on the sticks better when I do. How do you get away only refrigerating them for 15 mins? That’s pretty awesome!

  9. Laurie

    For starters, you do NOT use an entire can of frosting! If you do, they will be too mushy, won’t set up right, and will fall right off the sticks. Use 1 cup at the most, even less if you have a moist type of cake. Also, don’t freeze them after the balls have been formed. If you freeze them and then dip them, the candy coating WILL crack (voice of experience here). Same thing goes for if you refrigerate them overnight. Let them warm up slightly before you dip them because they will be cold and the melted candy will be warmer. Cold pops + warm cany melts = cracked cake pop.

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