Wednesday, March 21, 2012

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I am sure there are many of you that are pros at making cake balls…. but for the few of us who are new to the phenomena I’ll share a how-to as well as two WONDERFUL cake ball recipes!! Cake pops are WONDERFUL!! The reason they are so great is they are perfectly portioned & less messy to cut & eat. PLUS the melted chocolate keeps the cake SUPER moist & crazy delicious!!
Mix up a cake and pour it into a 9x13 pan (use your favorite box or homemade – either way!)
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Let your kids lick the beaters (that’s a childhood classic!!)
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Bake according to package/recipe directions and allow to cool thoroughly.
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In a bowl dump all the cake; add 3/4 can frosting (or 1 cup homemade) and blend thoroughly.
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Line cookie sheet with wax or parchment paper. Make balls out of the cake with your hands; I usually make them about the size of a golf ball. Put on lined cookie sheet and insert lollipop stick.  Put in the freezer for 30 minutes (you don’t want them to freeze – you just want them solid for dipping purposes)
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Melt chocolate like Wilton Candy Melts (or use bark or chocolate). FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS!! If you don’t do it at 50% or you put it in to long it starts to caramelize & wont coat properly. So put it in the microwave for 2-3 minutes at 50% power; stirring every 30 seconds or so.
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Dip cake pops in the melted candy. It will harden quickly so make sure to stick eyes or accessories in it quickly if you intend to.
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Use a cake pop stand like this one I found at Wal-Mart for $9 or use a block of Styrofoam. The chocolate will harden within a minute and you can add decorations or dip in a second color if you like. TADA!!
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Ready for 2 AMAZING recipes!?! I promise they won’t disappoint. They are both DEliCIouS! But my favorite is the Chocolate Chip Cookie one =-)
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2 comments:

  1. These look so yummy! I had been wondering how to make cake pops. Now I know. I can't wait to try my hand at some soon :)

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