Saturday, December 24, 2011

Cake Pops

Holidays are here. Wishing you all a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!!


1, 8 ounce package cake mix (any flavor you like)
1/2 of a 16 ounce container frosting (any flavor you like)
1 14 - 16 ounce bags of candy melt
lollipop sticks
Styrofoam or lollipop holder [ I made a holder using cake mix box]
sprinkles for decorating (optional)
1. Bake cake according to package directions and let cool completely.
2. Crumble entire cake using a mixer, food processor or your hands.
3. Mix in half of the container of frosting.
4. Line a cookie sheet with wax paper.
5. Using a small cookie scoop, scoop and roll mixture into 1 inch balls and place onto wax paper.
6. Depending on how large you make these, you should get about 40 cake pops.
7. Chill in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour.
8. Place candy melts in a microwave safe cup or bowl and melt in microwave.
9. Take a lollipop stick and dip the very end into the melted candy.
10. Insert stick about half way into a cake ball.
11. Do this for each one.
12. Place cake pops back onto wax paper and chill for at least one hour.
13. Re-melt your candy melts and dip each cake pop until completely coated.
14. Decorate with sprinkles (optional).
15. Stand each cake pop in styrofoam or lollipop holder.
16. Chill for 10 - 15 minutes to let the coating set.