Cake pops entered my life about a year ago.
I can’t believe I went 20 years without them.
I couldn’t imagine that these could be replicated in my own home–they looked too complicated! But I was wrong, they were incredibly easy to make! Check it out!
Ingredients: (makes 20)
Inner Cake Part
1/2 cup unsalted butter (softened)
1/2 cup sugar
1 cup any cake mix (I used funfetti <3)
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/8 tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla
7-8 tbsp milk (as needed to get dough-consistency)
16 oz. almond bark (vanilla or chocolate flavored)
Decorations: sprinkles, chocolate chips, granola, etc.
- Blend ingredients for inner cake part
- Roll dough into little balls and chill in refrigerator for 20 minutes
- While the balls are chilling, melt a small amount of the almond bark–this will serve as an adhesive to connect the popsicle sticks and the cake balls.
- Melt the bark in the microwave at 30-second increments.
- Dip the popsicle sticks in the melted almond bark, and place in each ball. Chill in freezer for 20 minutes.
- Before taking the balls out of the freezer, melt the rest of the almond bark in the microwave at 30 second increments.
- Dip the cake balls into the melted almond bark. Cover in sprinkles, chocolate chips, or other toppings as you please before the coating hardens.
- Let cake pops chill vertically in refrigerator. Let chill until the coating hardens.
IMPORTANT NOTE: to let the cake pops harden, you will need to have something to place the wet pops in that will allow them to stand and solidify vertically. I recommend purchasing a styrofoam block to stick them in. Otherwise you will be stuck cutting slits in the lid of a plastic container to try to stick them in (like I had to, oops) and that is incredibly inconvenient hahaha. Seriously, just use styrofoam.
Cute cute cute. Thanks so much for reading, let me know if you try this recipe, or if you know of easier ways to let them dry. Enjoy these tasty bundles of fun 🙂