Here is a simple “How To” on making Basic Cake Pops. This is a  fun and easy project you can complete on your own or with your kids!

Cake pops ingredients

Use Wilton’s basic Pound Cake Recipe to make your Cake Pops. It’s the perfect consistency for successful results.

Cake pops

Step 1

Cut cake made in a 9 x 13 x 2 in. Sheet Pan in half. In large mixing bowl, use hands or potato masher to crumble the cake half until no large chunks remain. Freeze the other cake half for another time.

Cake Pops

Crumble into very fine pieces.

Cake Pops

Step 2

Add 1/2 cup of creamy icing. Wilton Creamy Decorator Icing works well along with most brands of ready-to use icing. Blend in icing completely with spatula until it is completely combined and holds together cake crumbs.

Forming Cake Pops

Step 3

Fill measuring spoon or a cookie scoop with a tablespoon size or larger, depending on what you’d like. Roll back and forth in hands until you create a smooth round ball – like you would to make a snowball.

Cake pops

Step 4

Place cake balls on a cookie sheet or baking pan lined with Parchment Paper. Chill for at least 2 hours before inserting lollipop sticks.

cake pops

Next you’re ready to dip your Cake Pops. Wilton makes a Chocolate Pro Candy Pot that is excellent for melting candies or chocolate to dip your pops into.

Cake pops

So easy…even my 5 year old can do it!

Step 5

Dip the end of your Cookie Treat or Lollipop Stick in Candy Melts melted in the Chocolate Pro Melting Pot, or in Candy Dips. Chill on baking sheet for at least another 2 hours until firm.

Cake Pops

Step 6

Holding the stick securely, dip pop into melted Candy Melts or Candy Dips. Tap pop lightly to smooth surface. Place pops in Pops Decorating Stand or Styrofoam. Chill for 10-15 minutes.

Cake pop

Step 7

Dip or cover in sprinkles for a quick treat! Chill until firm.

That’s it! Simple enough. I’ll be getting a little creative and adding some new decorations. Check back later to see what I come up with!

*Thanks to Wilton for providing the products above and for  the instructions!

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About Kasey Schwartz

Hi, I’m Kasey, Founder of All Things Mamma – where I am dishing up family favorite recipes that are easy to make with simple, everyday ingredients. Plus – tips and tricks for living your best life!

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  11. Lorie Shewbridge says:

    I LOVE cake pops, thanks for the info. I could make these and I know my boys would love them.
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  12. Shop with Me Mama (Kim) says:

    LOVE this! I have always wondered how to make cake pops and these look so easy to make! Thank you!

  13. Tired Mom Tésa says:

    These are so cute and look so delicious! My kids would love helping too.

  14. Cake Pops seem to be all the rage these days! This is a fun and easy method. Thanks for sharing!

    1. Yes, Nancy…try them out!

  15. This look like a great treat to try on on my grandsons.

    1. Good idea! They are sure to be a hit!

  16. Thanks, I’m always looking for little projects to do with my nieces, the younger one is always asking to do one craft or another. This would be fun for some snow day project.

    1. Trish, they sure are yummy and easy to make! I think they make a good snow day project for sure!

  17. Those turned out really cute! I love cake pops. I’m gonna need to make some more with everyones cake pop’s posts going up. Makes me hungry. 🙂

    1. My kids couldn’t wait on me to finish taking pictures for my post – they were dying to eat them! They are good! I’m loving the brownie pops too!

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