Are you bored with cakes and cupcakes? Do you just want a bite-sized snack to share and enjoy? You should try making cake pops. They are much easier to make than you would think!
The key is to bake the cake (regular cake mix is perfect), then crumble the cake up after it is cool. Mix in some icing until you get a sticky mixture. Next, form the mixture into balls, stick in a lollipop stick, dip in melted chocolate or another candy coating, and add your favorite toppings. Be sure you have some lollipop sticks (affiliate link) handy before you start baking.
The Best Homemade Cake Pops
There are so many ways to make homemade cake pops – it’s all up to your imagination.
Here are 11 ways to make and decorate your own cake pops.
These adorable cake pops are easy to customize to go with your Frozen (or winter) themed party. If you want to make them any other time, just mix up what sprinkles you use!
Made with a homemade lemon poppy seed cake and a homemade lemon cream cheese, these lemon poppy seed cake pops have the tart and twang of lemons, and are coated with candy melts.lemons, and are coated with candy melts.
Graham crackers, marshmallows, and chocolate make up these s’mores cake pops. They’re dipped in graham cracker crumble, and have a a pinch of chocolate on the top.
A bright and festive edition to a patriotic party, these cake pops make a great platter for a red, white and blue event. Since they’re coated with colored chocolate melts, you could even make them using your favorite cake mixture.
Made with homemade chocolate cake, these cake pops are adorned with a classy mint color, and mini chocolate chips.
With summer around the corner, these light cake pops are made with pound cake, and strawberries. (They’re also a great way for using up strawberries about to go bad.)
Created with Dove Chocolate, these brownie cake pops are coated with a smooth chocolate; fantastic for satisfying a sweet tooth on a stressful day.
Smooth red velvet cake is covered in cream cheese frosting and a white chocolate shell for these cake pops. She also has a bunch of great general cake pop tips, if you’re struggling with common cake pop problems, such as the cake pops falling apart.
With strawberry cake, these watermelon cake pops are brightly colored, and they have mini chocolate chips mixed in, acting like watermelon seeds!
This recipe makes about three dozen snickerdoodle cake pops, and have a sprinkled cinnamon sugar outer layer; and are a great “lazy girl” cake pop.