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How to Make Cake Pops
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How to Make Cake Pops

Difficulty Beginner
Budget £10 - £30
Time 1 hr +

Want to make something a little bit different for that special someone? Well we may just have the answer with these great cake pops.

They’re perfect for those with a sweet tooth! The cake pops are covered in chocolate and then decorated using edible sprinkles, you could even use edible glitter », the choice is yours!

Images and how to instructions courtesy of Wilton 

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How to make

You will need:

Two eight-inch cake layers - Favorite cake, baked

125 grams of ready-roll white icing 

One packet of Wilton Candy Melts 

Buttercream icing 

White, Dark Cocoa and Pink Candy Melts 

Sprinkles and sugars of your choice 

Wilton Non-stick Cookie Tin

Wilton Cooling Grid 

Eight-inch Wilton Lollipop sticks 

Wilton Pops Decorating Stand 

Food-safe scissors

Parchment triangles

Step 1 

In large bowl, use hands to crumble cake until no large chunks remain.

Step 2 

Add icing; mix with fingers until well combined.

Step 3

Form mixture into cake balls.

Step 4 

Chill in refrigerator at least two hours.

Step 5 

Melt Candy Melts according to package directions.

Step 6 

Dip sticks into melted Candy Melts and insert into cake balls; let set. Wait until completely firm before dipping the pops completely in melted Candy Melts.

Decorating the cake pops

 

Melt Candy Melts according to package directions.

Decorate sprinkled cake pops

 

Dip cake pop in melted Candy Melts and add sprinkles. Chill in stand until firm ten to 15 minutes.

Decorate drizzled cake pops

Dip cake pop in melted Candy Melts. Chill in stand until firm, about ten to 15 minutes. Use melted Candy Melts in alternative colour in cut parchment bags to drizzle design. Chill in stand until firm three to five minutes.

Decorate two-tone cake pops

Dip cake pop in either melted Candy Melts. Chill in stand until firm ten to 15 minutes. Dip cake pop half way at an angle in opposite colour melted Candy Melts. Chill in stand until firm, about three to five minutes. Use melted Candy Melts in cut parchment bags to pipe line at centre seam and to pipe dots. Chill in stand until firm three to five minutes.

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