Cake pops | How to make Cake pops

By Sakshi Khanna  |  20th Aug 2015  |  
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  • Homemade Ganache

About Cake pops Recipe

A fun play with chocolate and cake. These pops are so easy to make and a great fun idea for parties!

Cake pops

Ingredients to make Cake pops

  • 250gms chocolate cake (use leftover cake or make fresh)
  • 250 gms dark chocolate
  • 100 gms white chocolate
  • 2 tbsp fresh cream
  • Wooden sticks/cake pop sticks
  • chocolate sprinkles(both white and dark)/ finely chopped chocolate
  • ribbons for decoration
  • a piece of foam/thermocol (as a stand for the pops)

How to make Cake pops

  1. In a small sauce pan, heat cream gently and add 50 gms chopped chocolate to it. Switch off flame when chocolate starts melting and stir to combine well, till chocolate is completely dissolved. Let cool completely.Your ganache is ready for binding the cake pops.
  2. Take a large bowl.Crumble cake into bowl till it resembles fine crumbs.
  3. Start adding the cooled ganache to the crumbled cake, a little at a time till the cake is moist but still crumbly. Use your hands to mix.
  4. Make lemon sized balls of this mixture, ensure that there are no cracks on the surface.
  5. Repeat till the cake mixture has been used up.
  6. Melt 200gms dark chocolate in the microwave(takes 2-3 minutes) or over a double boiler.Stir well to smoothen it.
  7. Dip the tip of the cake pop stick into the chocolate and insert cake balls halfway.Freeze for 15 minutes
  8. Meanwhile spread out the chocolate sprinkles on a plate and keep ready.
  9. Make sure you have enough melted chocolate to completely submerge the cake balls.
  10. Remove balls from freezer.Dip the cake balls carefully into the chocolate, till fully covered, let excess drip off.
  11. Add the sprinkles while chocolate is wet. Let set in the refrigerator in a upright position on a piece of foam/theromcol.
  12. Repeat same procedure with white chocolate for white cake pops.
  13. Tie a piece of ribbon before serving.

Reviews for Cake pops (5)

Trishala Singh3 years ago

looks beautiful.!

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