This homemade cake pop recipe is ultra-moist and easy to make. These cake pops are a blast to decorate and even better to eat!This simple recipe is perfect for making cake pops in all shapes and sizes. Great to use as edible favors for birthdays and other celebrations, these treats can be customized using Candy Melts candy and colorful sprinkles.
Your Choice of Toppings(sprinkles, nuts or other toppings)
Make the Cake
Preheat oven to 350℉. Spray sheet cake pan or baking sheet with nonstick spray.
In a large bowl, combine the cake mix, pudding mix, eggs, water and oil. Beat at medium speed with an electric mixer for 2 minutes. Pour into the prepared pan.
Bake 35 to 40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool cake in pan for 10 minutes, then remove from pan and cool completely. Divide cake in half and freeze one half for future use.
Using your hands, crumble up the cake until no large pieces remain.
Add frosting, mixing with fingers until well combined.
Form Cake Balls
Form into cake balls and chill until set, about 2 hours.Small cake pops: 1 tablespoon-sized cake balls (each about 1 1/4 inch diameter) makes about 48 cake pops.Medium cake pops: 2 tablespoons-sized cake balls (each about 1 1/2 inch diameter) makes about 24 cake pops.Large cake pops: 3 tablespoons-sized cake balls (each about 1 3/4 inch diameter) makes about 16 cake pops.
Create & Coat Cake Pops
While cake balls are setting, melt Candy Melts candy according to package instructions.
Dip the tip of each lollipop stick into melted candy, then into set cake balls. Repeat with all cake balls, then let chill again until set, about 10 minutes. Reserve remaining melted candy.
Dip the cake balls, one at a time, into remaining melted candy. Tap lightly to remove excess. If needed, you can reheat the candy with some EZ Thin Dipping Aid to thin it out for easier dipping.
Immediately cover with sprinkles or topping of choice, then transfer to craft foam. Repeat with remaining cake pops. Chill until set, about 10 to 15 minutes.
Makes about 24 medium sized cake pops
For equal-sized cake pops: use a cookie scoop to measure out each cake ball size.
Dipping cake pops: Use a tall and deep bowl or cup, like the Ceramic Candy Melting Bowls, to dip your cake pops in Candy Melts. This way the pops can be completely submerged.
Chocolate cake pops: If you’re using a chocolate cake mix, use chocolate instant pudding mix. For all other cake flavors, you can use a vanilla pudding mix. We also recommend using chocolate buttercream fora rich chocolate flavor.
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