Cake on a stick: The easiest cake pop recipes to make with your friends
Dessert craving? Try these delicious cake pop recipes!
On top of being extremely fun to make, cake pops are easily the quickest way to satisfy a sweet tooth. Cake pops are tiny mouthfuls of desserts that taste absolutely delectable. What’s even better? You can salvage leftover cake and give them a twist to make some beautiful, scrumptious cake pops by using the recipes below.
Get your candy sprinkles ready to make these little delights, and read on to discover some yummy cake pop recipes:
Carrot-cake cake pops
Got some leftover carrot cake? No worries, make these fun little cake pops with minimal effort and maximum flavor.
1 carrot cake, 10 brigadeiros, condensed milk, 1 melted chocolate bar, sprinkles.
- Break the carrot cake into a large bowl, crumble it until it is in fine crumbs.
- Add sweet condensed milk and mix until you form a dough.
- Open a small amount of dough and cover one brigadeiro in it, rolling until you form a ball.
- Add one stick into each ball and freeze for fifteen minutes.
- Dip your cake pops into melted chocolate, covering them.
- Let it rest and add some sprinkles on them. Enjoy!
Oreo & cheese cake pops
Planning to discard the stale Oreos lying in your pantry? Freshen them up by making these tasty Oreo cake pops.
12 Oreo cookies, 30 gm cream cheese, 1 cup white or dark chocolate, 10 cake pop paper sticks.
- Blend the Oreos in a mixer until they’re crumbled.
- Add the cream cheese to the mixer and blend until the cream cheese has combined with the crumbled cookies to a mud-like consistency.
- Scoop the mixture out and mould them into ten equal-sized balls.
- Melt the chocolate of your choice.
- Dip one end of the paper stick in a centimetre of the melted chocolate and then poke the oreo balls with the same end.
- Once all the balls have a paper stick, freeze them for about fifteen minutes.
- After freezing them, dip the balls in melted chocolate to cover them entirely.
- Freeze once again for about ten minutes. Your Oreo & cheese cake pops are ready to eat.
Key lime pie pop
If key lime pie is your favorite dessert, you’ve got to give these key lime pie-inspired cake pops a try! The citrusy taste of the key lime cuts through the dairy giving a refreshing flavour to the dessert, all found in a tiny orb of cake pop.
Pie crust: 1 cup of finely crushed graham crackers, 2 tablespoons sugar, a pinch of salt, 2 tablespoons melted butter.
Filling: 3 yolks egg, 1 cup of condensed milk (400g), ½ cup lime juice (120 mL), 1 pinch salt, 2 cups melted chocolate.
- Combine the pie crust ingredients in a medium bowl and mix well.
- Preheat the oven to 350˚F (180˚C).
- In a paper cup-lined muffin tin, add 1 tablespoon of pie crust and press firmly with your fingers. Set aside.
- In a medium bowl, whisk egg yolks, condensed milk, and a pinch of salt. Add in the lime juice and combine well.
- Scoop the filling onto the crust in the tin, about ¼ cup each. Bake in the preheated oven for fifteen minutes. Cool to room temperature and freeze for two hours.
- Take out the paper liners and gently insert wooden popsicle sticks in each of the mini-pies.
- Dip frozen lime pie pop into melted chocolate. Put them on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet and freeze for fifteen minutes, or until the chocolate is set.
Salted s’mores truffle pops
Fight off the January chill with crackling heat from the fireplace and these salty-sweet conundrums on a stick.
1 ½ cups graham crackers crushed into fine crumbs, 1 cup mini chocolate chips (175 g), ¼ teaspoon salt, 1 ½ cups marshmallow fluff, 2 bars of chocolate melted, coarse salt (for topping).
- Crush graham crackers into fine crumbs and pour into a medium mixing bowl.
- Add the mini chocolate chips, ¼ tsp salt, and marshmallow fluff to the bowl and mix until well combined.
- Roll the mixture into one-inch balls and place on a wax paper-lined baking tray.
- Freeze for fifteen minutes.
- Meanwhile, break apart chocolate bars and add to a microwave safe bowl. Microwave chocolate to melt for a little over one minute, stopping every thirty seconds to check & stir.
- Remove balls from the freezer, gently insert popsicle sticks and individually roll the balls in melted chocolate to coat.
- Place back on a wax paper lined tray and sprinkle with coarse salt.
- Chill until firm and enjoy!
Enjoy trying these mouthwatering cake pop recipes with your friends & family! If you make these recipes, be sure to let us know how they turned out in the comments!