Cake Pops Recipe
A Cake Pop is a form of cake styled as a lollipop. Cake crumbs are mixed with icing or chocolate, and formed into small spheres or cubes in the same way as cake balls, before being given a coating of icing, chocolate or other decorations and attached to lollipop sticks. Cake pops can be a way of using up leftover cake or cake crumbs.
The reason behind making these cake pops was to celebrate the birth of my niece in India 🙂 I was very happy and had to bake something sweet to celebrate her 1st day birthday 🙂
The “cake pop” increased in popularity between 2009 and 2011. A book called “Cake Pop” by Bakerella appeared on the New York Times bestseller list. In some countries, the Starbucks coffee chain sells cake pops in various flavors.
1 1/2 cups flour
1 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup cocoa powder
1/2 cup oil
1 cup water
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 tablespoon vinegar
½ cup butter
½ cup sugar
¼ cup sour cream
For making cake pops
2 cup chocolate chips
Preheat the oven at 350 degrees
In a bowl mix all the ingredients mentioned for cake
Bake the cake for 25 mins
Add cake to a large bowl.
Crumble until it resembles fine crumbs
Add in frosting a little bit at a time until cake is moist and can hold a ball shape, yet still slightly crumbly.
Use your hands to incorporate the frosting into the cake crumbs.
Use a mini ice cream scoop and scoop out two balls of cake mixture.
Roll the mixture into a tight ball and place on a plate.
Repeat until all the cake mixture has been rolled into balls.
Melt 2-4 ounces of chocolate chips in the microwave.
Dip the tip of the cake pop sticks into the chocolate and insert into the cake balls about half-way.
Freeze for about 20 minutes.
Meanwhile prepare all of your decorating supplies.
Melt the remaining chocolate in a large cup. Make sure you have enough chocolate to completely submerge the cake ball.
Remove cake balls from freezer.
Dip cake balls carefully into the chocolate until covered.
Let the excess chocolate drip off. Swirl and tap gently if needed.
Add the sprinkles while the chocolate is still wet. It will harden quickly.
Place into the freezer to speed up setting time.
This recipe came from Divas Can Cook