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Vanilla Cake Pop Recipe

Easy to make Vanilla Cake Pops made with Vanilla Cake mixed with vanilla frosting. The cake balls are then dipped in chocolate and topped with sprinkles. Perfect for Birthdays, baby showers or any get together!
Prep Time40 mins
Resting Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 40 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 24 Cake Pops
Calories: 54kcal
Author: Neha

Equipment

  • 24 Cake Pop/Lollipop Sticks

Ingredients

  • 1 box Vanilla Cake Mix (prepared according to package instructions and cooled)
  • ½ Cup Frosting (Homemade or store bought)
  • 2 Cups White Chocolate or Candy Melts
  • ½ Cup Sprinkles

Instructions

  • Crumble cake in a large mixing bowl and add vanilla frosting to it. Mix it all well using a fork or with your hands.
    Cake pop mixture made with crumbling cake and mixing in vanilla frosting
  • Form 24 balls with this cake mixture and allow them to chill until firm to touch. Take them out of refrigerator and roll them again quickly one more time to smoothen them out.
    Cake pop balls chilled in the refrigerator until firm and rolled again till smooth.
  • Melt white chocolate using double boiler or in microwave (in small increments). Add a tsp of oil to thin it out if necessary! Dip the tip of lollipop sticks in melted chocolate and press it in the center of cake ball.
    Dipping lollipop stick in melted white chocolate before pressing on cake pop.
  • Then dip the ball in chocolate and immediately top with sprinkles. Allow to set on Styrofoam until ready to serve.
    Dipping vanilla cake pops in white chocolate and sticking them on styrofoam to set.
  • Repeat the step above until all the cake pops are formed. Enjoy!

Notes

Storing Information:
  • Store cake pops in refrigerator at all times until ready to be served. Cake pops can stand room temperature for a few hours if it is not hot outside.
  • To freeze cake pops for later use I suggest freeze them uncoated. Thaw cake balls completely for a few hours/overnight in refrigerator and them coat them in melted chocolate.
Tips for perfect Cake Pops:
  1. Never dip super chilled cake balls into hot chocolate or else your cake pops can crack.
  2. Always allow cake balls to firm up in the fridge to help them stick to lollipop sticks and coat easily.
  3. After chilling, roll the balls quickly once again. This little step will make super smooth and pretty cake pops!
  4. If you notice the chocolate is getting too thick to work with, reheat it using ½ tsp of oil to thin it out.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Cake Pop | Calories: 54kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 9mg | Sugar: 6g