Cake Pops the Perfect Valentine TREAT

Cake pops make me smile.  They are such cheerful treats!  A small bite of cake with the frosting built in, all dipped in chocolate and covered with colorful sprinkles.  They make you feel like everything is right with the world!

I spent the afternoon with a darling group of young ladies teaching them how to make cake pops for the February issue of Texas Living Magazine. 

Making your own cake pops really is easy if you know a few tricks of the trade.

Start by crumbling an 8 inch layer cake into a bowl.  We used chocolate but you can use any flavor.  Next, add prepared frosting and stir well.

Scoop monds of the cake mixture onto waxed papper.  Push pop sticks into each cake mound and place in the freezer for several hours or overnight. 

Dip the frozen pops into melted choclate.

Add decorative sprinkles.

Put the pops back down onto the waxed paper until the chcolate is set.

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Cake pops are the perfect treat for Valentine's Day!  Make some today, you will be glad you did!

XOXO
Lorie

Thanks again to Texas Living Magazine for the beautiful photos! 

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Cake Pops

1 8” prepared cake any flavor

1 cup prepared frosting

1 ½ cups dark chocolate

18-20 pop sticks

Assorted sprinkles

Crumble cake finely into a bowl.  Add frosting and stir until smooth.  Using a scoop and your hands roll walnut sized balls of mixture, insert pop sticks half way into the cake balls.  Freeze cake pops for about 1 hour. Melt dark chocolate in the microwave slowly, in 30 second intervals stirring each time.  Use the least amount of heat possible to get the chocolate melted.   Dip each pop into the chocolate coating all the way to the stick.  Add sprinkles and enjoy!