Cake Pops

Recipe by MariaMiller
READY IN: 2hrs
SERVES: 36-42
YIELD: 36-42 pops
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    (18 ounce) cake mix, desired flavor, prepared according to package
  • 2 -3
    eggs (or whatever your package calls for)
  • 13
    cup oil (or whatever your package calls for)
  • 0.5
    (16 ounce) can frosting, any flavor, store bought
  • 7
    ounces white chocolate candy melts (or any flavor you like)
  • candy sprinkles (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Bake cake according to package and let cool.
  • Crumble entire cake in food processor, in batches if necessary, and empty into mixing bowl.
  • Mix in 1/2 can of store bought frosting or equal amount of homemade frosting until a dough forms (tends to be easiest by hand).
  • Scoop and form into one inch balls, easiest if using a small cookie scooper.
  • Melt Wilton Candy Melts according to package.
  • For each cake pop, first dip the very end of a lollipop stick into the melted candy coating and insert about half way into cake ball).
  • Chill uncoated cake pops for at least 1 hour.
  • Re-melt Wilton Candy Melts, and coat the cake pops one by one, dipping one side and turning to coat completely.
  • After coated, stand the cake pop up in the styrofoam block or shirt box and decorate with sprinkles before coating is set.
  • For a cute presentation, insert into lollipop treat bags and secure with a twistie tie or ribbon.
  • You can also decorate with drizzled chocolate or candy melts, in whatever color you choose.
  • Combination Ideas:
  • - white cake mix with vanilla frosting, vanilla coating.
  • - chocolate cake mix with chocolate frosting, chocolate or peanut butter coating.
  • - pumpkin cake mix with vanilla frosting, vanilla or chocolate coating.
  • - spice cake mix with vanilla frosting, vanilla or chocolate coating.
  • - vanilla cake mix with mint extract, vanilla frosting, chocolate coating.
  • - blueberry muffin mix with vanilla frosting, vanilla coating.
  • - banana bread mix with vanilla frosting, vanilla coating.
  • - cinnamon coffee cake mix with vanilla frosting, vanilla coating with a dash of cinnamon.
  • - cheesecake (store bought or homemade) mixed in with graham cracker crust, dipped in chocolate.
  • - THE POSSIBILITIES ARE ENDLESS :).
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