Easy Homemade Cake Pops

Easy Homemade Cake Pops

Cake pops are perfect for kids and those who are kids at heart. With their small size and colorful appearance, these mini cakes on sticks will instantly capture your attention. If you love cake pops, then you’re in for a treat because this recipe will teach you how to make them with ease. Are you interested? Then read on. 

Ingredients: 

*for the cake 

  • 100 grams of self-rising flour
  • 100 grams of butter 
  • 100 grams of caster sugar 
  • 2 eggs 
  • 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract 

*for the buttercream frosting 

  • 200 grams of melted white chocolate (for dipping) 
  • 150 grams of icing sugar 
  • 75 grams of butter 
  • 1 tablespoon of milk 
  • 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract 
  • Sprinkles (for dipping) 

 

Instructions: 

  1. First, preheat your oven to 190°C gas 5 / 170°C fan. 
  2. Lightly grease your cake pop tray, we’re using BakersLove’s Silicone Cake Pop Mold, then set aside. 
  3. Combine your sugar, butter, and vanilla extract in a bowl and beat them until you get a creamy texture. 
  4. Then slowly drop the eggs one at a time. Add the flour and mix all of the ingredients well. 
  5. Once the batter is ready, transfer it to your cake pop tray. Fill each pocket to its brim and make sure you level the mixture so the surface will remain even. It’s important to fill each pocket with batter so you won’t get cake balls with a flat top layer. 
  6. Cover the tray and pop it in the oven for about 20 minutes or until the cakes have risen and acquired a golden-brown color.
  7. When the cakes are ready – you can use the toothpick method if you want – pull them out of the oven and let them cool in the tray for a couple of minutes. 
  8. While they are cooling, time to prepare your frosting. In a mixing bowl attached to an electric mixer, combine your icing sugar and butter then beat them until you get a smooth texture. 
  9. Add the milk and vanilla extract then continue mixing the frosting until everything is properly incorporated with each other. 
  10. Pop the cake balls out of the mold. Check if they have that perfect ball shape you need and then remove those that don't look good enough. 
  11. Dip the tips of the pop sticks in the melted chocolate before inserting them into the cake balls. The chocolate can help prevent the cake from falling out as it will be glued to the stick. 
  12. Freeze the cakes for a couple of minutes. 
  13. Time to cover the cake balls. You can dip each ball into the buttercream mixture or even the remaining melted white chocolate. Then finish the job by covering the cake balls with colorful sprinkles. Make sure you allow the excess to drip in the bowl before setting the cake pops in a standing position to dry. To make the process go faster, you can put the cake pops in a mug and place them again in the fridge for about 5 to 10 minutes.  
  14. Serve them with your favorite drinks and enjoy!