Friday, April 15, 2011

Cake Pops

Brody and I love cake pops, so I thought he might enjoy making some with me. We had a great time in the kitchen together making these fun treats yesterday!

All the ingredients…

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My little helper mixing the cake

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And tasting the batter. :)

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Chilled cake pop being dipped into blue melts

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Decorating with sprinkles….

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Tasting one! He couldn’t even wait until the coating had set! Ha!

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I think they turned out really cute!

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This is the recipe we used from Bakerella!

1 box cake mix (I used white but you can use any flavor) 
1 can frosting (I used cream cheese)
Wax paper
1 package of colored candy melts 
1 package of Lollipop sticks 
Sprinkles

  1. Cook cake as directed on box for 13x9 cake. After cake is cooked and cooled completely, crumble into large bowl.
  2. Mix thoroughly with 1 can frosting.
  3. Roll mixture into quarter size balls and place on wax paper covered cookie sheet. (I was out of wax paper but it still worked with out it)
  4. Melt chocolate in the microwave per directions on package.
  5. Dip the tip of your lollipop stick in a little of the melted candy coating and insert into the cake balls. (Insert a little less than halfway.)
  6. Place them in the freezer for a little while to firm up.
  7. Once firm, carefully insert the cake ball into the candy coating by holding the lollipop stick and rotating until covered. Once covered remove and softly tap and rotate until the excess chocolate falls off. Don’t tap too hard or the cake ball will fall off, too.
  8. Place in a styrofoam block to dry. (Since we didn’t have one we used coffee mugs)
  9. Cover in sprinkles.

17 comments:

Summer said...

Super cute and sounds so yummy! I love baking with Kelcee soooo fun! I will have to try this recipe never made cakeballs before but um I think Brody convinced me since he couldn't even wait for them to dry LOL....:)

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Sums

Mallory said...

YUM! I want to try those, but with just my husband and I (and I'm the only normal one who likes stuff like this) I better wait til I need to take something somewhere...I would eat them all!! Can't wait to try them!

Sarah said...

Thanks for posting this recipe! What fun treats for a little birthday party! Yum!

the workaholic momma said...

Looks like you guys had a blast!! We LOVE cake pops in our house too - its also fun to do the oreo truffles on a stick too!

The Aspenberg Family said...

That looks so fun and cute! Our 2 younger ones are getting dedicated on Mother's day at our church and then we are having family over after wards and that would make such a neat treat for that!! Thank You so much for posting this so cool!!
Blessings,
Stacey

Veronika said...

Those look so yummy! What fun! I will have to make them with my children soon too!

Laura said...

My family loves cake pops, too! I made the chocolate chocolate-chip cake you posted earlier in the week for some friends when they came over and it was great! Thanks for sharing the recipe!

*Kelly* said...

Those look really fun!!!

My husband just went out the door and I asked him if he could get me a mocha and cake pop from Starbucks. It never occured to me to make them myself. I'll have to check out Bakerella!!

Lauren said...

SO CUTE and yummy!!!!! :)

Nancy said...

Those look good...last time I had one @ Starbucks it tasted so "NOT" done!! I want to make them myself & see if I like them better. Thanks for sharing!!

Jennifer said...

Going to try this soon!!! =) Thanks for sharing!

Jenna said...

Yum! I'm terrified to try making these after all the twitter girls warned me that theirs didn't turn out! I've seen Bakerella's recipe before though and everyone I know whose made this recipe hasn't had a problem, so I think I need to try it one day! They look yummy!

Donna said...

They turned out adorably!! I have bakerella's Cake Pop book...got it for Christmas. I haven't tried anything yet, but you've inspired me!!

Erin said...

I need to try making those!! They look great!

Brandi said...

We are making these today! Can't wait to see how they turn out! Thanks for posting!

Sarah-Anne said...

yummmy in my tummy!!

Kirby and Anna said...

I've wanted to try making these... so I'm going to give your recipe a try! Thanks for sharing. They look great!