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Basic Cake Pops Recipe

IMG_7526Cake Pops– Best way to utilize any leftover cake. They are small in size but big enough for your sweet cravings.

There can be many variations to cake pops- one can use different combinations of cake (chocolate/vanilla/other flavors) with milk chocolate/dark chocolate/white chocolate, can even be a mix of these three. Oil based essence (mint, paan, mocha etc. ) can also be added to chocolate for a twist to these scrumptious cake pops.
 
Cake pops is a great idea for kids’ parties or gifting.
 

INGREDIENTS

  • 140 Gms. Cake
  • 30 Gms. Cream Cheese
  • 2 Tbsp Sugar
  • 2 Tsp Milk
  • 250 Gms. Chocolate Compound
  • Sprinklers (For Decoration)
  • 10 Lollipop Sticks
  • Thermocol Stand/ Cake Pop Stand

IMG_7528METHOD

  • Crumble cake and transfer to a big bowl.
  • Add cream cheese, powdered sugar and milk.
  • Mix all ingredients well and divide mixture into 10 equal portions.
  • Roll each portion into shape of a ball and refrigerate for 15 minutes.
  • Chop chocolate compound into small pieces.
  • Melt chocolate using double boiler method or microwave. If you use microwave, microwave for 20 seconds, stir it and then microwave in intervals of 10 seconds till 75% of chocolate is melted. Residual heat will help in melting remaining chocolate. Do not forget to stir chocolate after every cycle of microwaving. 
  • Transfer melted chocolate to a narrow cup so that it is easy to dip cake pop completely in chocolate.
  • Dip the tip of lollipop stick in chocolate and insert it in cake pop, about half way through.
  • Place this stick on a thermocol stand / cake pop stand.
  • Repeat for other portions and let them rest for a few minutes on thermocol stand.
  • Now dip cake pop in melted chocolate until completely covered.
  • Tap it/ swirl it gently to get rid of extra chocolate .
  • Immediately, cover it with sprinkles and set on thermocol stand.
  • Repeat with other portions. Put thermocol stand inside fridge for 10 mins.
  • Cake pops are ready to be devoured.
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