Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Cake Pops

Sooo...I did it, I caved. I decided about a week ago that I just had to make me some cake pops..only I needed an occasion to make them for. Well, tomorrow my little swimmers have their very last swim lesson of the season ( I'm extremely sad) so I am making the little ones cake pops as a treat. I'm so proud of this class, and they have done so well so they deserve this treat. Okay, so Tuesday evening I ventured out, bought my cake pop book..

some cake, icing, pop sticks styrofoam, and candy melts. That night I was super excited about baking the cake the next morning. I  woke early today to make sure I had plenty of time to prepare the cake before going into work. So I baked the cake, let it cool, crumbled, and balled it all up. Tonight once I got home and had a scrumptious dinner I prepared to dip my cake balls. Ok, this part is TRICKY!!! The book makes it look and sound sooo easy but I was challenged. Not only did I have an extremely hard time balling the cake, turns out too much frosting, oopsie, but too much candy melt is no bueno. Needless to say I ended up with about only 14 cake pops, suppose to have 48 after an entire cake, and only half way dipped cake pops. Oh well! I tried, I learned, and I will continue to practice! No worries here, I shall persevere! But here is my end result..

chocolate cake, chocolate icing, and chocolate candy melt.
Do you have any experience with cake pops? Any tips??

P.S. FIFTY FOLLOWERS! WOW! Y'all are great!!

1 comment:

  1. So cute, glad they came out well!

    I'm new to blogging and would love for you to stop by mine for a visit!