Crumbled cake mixed with icing or chocolate gives us one sweet treat: the cake pop. This deliciousness on a stick has so many flavor and design possibilities – every time we think we’ve seen it all, a cool new design grabs our attention. If you’ve never tried making cake pops before, I have just the video to get you started along with plenty of fun, colorful, tasty ideas!
Archive for the ‘Pops’ Category
The trend today is toward small-bite desserts and tastings. This new trend has its roots in the recent trend of “flights” — samplers served at restaurants — in both foods and drinks, but the new tastings are smaller servings, a true “tasting,” letting you try multiples.
We noticed that our popular treat pops were more of a “serving” than a “taste.” We were convinced that the unlimited treat pop flavor combinations would be a perfect fit for this new small-bite dessert trend. So, honey, we shrunk the treat pop containers! (more…)
Treat Pops are still hot! Wilton has made this trend easy and convenient by creating Treat Pops containers and stands. And let me say – they really are easy to bake and assemble. They’re also convenient because the sealed containers help the pops stay fresh longer than cupcakes, they travel well, and are easy for guests to grab and go! (more…)
There is nothing more exciting or nail-biting than the Kentucky Derby, also known as “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports” – and that’s no exaggeration! Although I’ve always wanted to attend the Derby, hosting a Saturday afternoon get-together to cheer on my favorite thoroughbred is the next best thing. The Derby also combines my two other favorite things: mint juleps and fancy hats! For my Derby party this year, I couldn’t think of a better treat than Mint Julep Treat Pops, outfitted with their own fancy hats and bowties just for the occasion. (more…)
Easter is just around the corner and what better way to get excited for it than baking! I will be visiting my family in Michigan for the holiday and was asked to bring dessert this year. After years of having the same old pies and cookies, I thought it was time to spice it up a bit with Wilton’s new Treat Pops, decorated for the occasion of course. (more…)
Fall is my absolute favorite time of year. The weather, sports, festivities and colors can’t be beat. Plus, two of my favorite holidays happen this time of year – Halloween and Thanksgiving. (more…)
On Mother’s Day, I recognize my sister Cindy because she has been like a mother to me. From watching after me when I was young to applying my make-up for Prom, I’ve always felt lucky to have a “second” mother. Since Cindy is an avid gardener, I wanted to gift her with an edible flower bouquet – Voila – Cake Pops! Sure, I could have taken the easy way out and ordered flowers, but gifting homemade treats that come from the heart is more meaningful. (more…)