Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Cake Pop Tutorial [taste of tuesday]

The first time I made cake pops was a disaster. That was about a year ago & I haven't attempted it since. When I saw this pin on Pinterest, I clicked on the link & I decided to give it another try since I LOVEEEE cake pops that other people make. I'm so glad I made them... I told myself I wasn't going to eat any because of my YF diet, but I broke down & tried one. They are delicious!! Darren & his friends loved them as well!




One: Mix your boxed cake mix
Two: Prepare your cake
Three: Bake your cake according to directions on box
Four: Add your container of frosting & mix with the cake to form small clumps


Five: Place your candy melts into small plastic containers
Six: Melt your candy melts in the microwave (I had a little trouble the first time I tried, I recommend microwaving in 20 second intervals & stirring in between until melted)
Seven: Form small balls out of your cake/frosting mix (I didn't have a cookie scoop, but if you have one I would recommend using it to form your balls so that they are perfectly round. Mine were a little lot bit lumpy.)
Eight: Dip your cake pop sticks in the melted chocolate & stick into balls. Let sit for a little while, then dip the entire ball into the melted chocolate. Pop in the freezer for about 15 minutes & you're good to go!



Can't wait to see what everyone else made this week!! :)
Linking up with Ashley & Jessica!

10 comments:

  1. There is no way I would have been able to make those and not eat one! And what in the world are you talking about lumpy?! That cake ball above looks PERFECT! Like one I would buy at the store!! So glad you linked up with us!

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  2. I LOVE this tutorial!! I tried cake balls about a year ago and it was a disaster... like I broke a wooden spoon in the mixture! haha And they weren't round like yours! Definitely going to re-try with your directions! :)

    Thanks for linking up, love!

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  3. ahh these look great! I always just splurge and buy them at starbucks but i have never thought about making them!!

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  4. Yummy!! Yeah, I wouldn't have been able to not eat one either!!

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  5. I still have yet to make some cake pops although I do see me making them in the very near future! You did a great job!

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  6. Those look great. Now I have to try to make them sometime.

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  7. So that's how you make them? I have been seeing these everywhere but yet to make them, thanks for making it look easier than I thought. They don't look lumpy at all!

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  8. Those look awesome! We tried them, but weren't fast enough from the freezer (method we tried and never did again) to keep them from falling off the stick. Lol!

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  9. Ok, I've always put cake pops in the "too hard" and "professional" category...but you make this look easy!

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