Following our recent tutorial on making your own cake truffles, we would love to show you how to make your own cake pops. Cake pops are fun, easy, and very popular — and the best thing? You don’t need crazy machines, appliances, or tools. It’s a great activity for you and family to make together.
What you need:
- Familiarity with step one (making your own cake truffles)
- Paper sticks (we can get these for you)
- Chocolate or Candy Coating (We love white chocolate)
- Cake Pop stand
Let’s get started!
First, make and refrigerate the initial “cake balls.” Keeping them cold is key here… but remember, we never freeze here at Dream Day Cakes®.
Start with a paper stick:
With your melted chocolate, first dip the paper stick into the chocolate.
Place the end with the melted chocolate into the cake ball.
Continue until all your cake balls have been completed.
When all of the cake balls have sticks, it’s time to re-refrigerate. Get them nice and cool.
With our bakery being in Gainesville, Florida it can get a little hot… so we cool down things just to make sure the heat and humidity hasn’t caused any issues. If you’re in a cooler climate, you might be able to skip this step.
Once cooled, re-melt the chocolate and let’s get ready to turn these guys into cake pops!
Make Cake Balls into Cake Pops
This part is actually easier than coating cake truffles. With the cake pops having their own stick, you won’t need any tools. Just remember to be gentle.
Tapping (again, gently) the pop will help remove the extra chocolate.
This is the perfect time to add your drizzle or decorative touches — such as covering with sprinkles.
A cake pop stand makes it VERY easy to let these pops cool down and harden.
We love making these cake pops and look forward to hearing how it works for you. Remember, from cake pop stands to paper sticks, and even chocolate — if you need any materials to help you create cake pops, let us know!
For more information on making your own cake pops, getting tools/materials, or just purchasing our incredible cake pops, please call Dream Day Cakes at 352-336-8955.