Samantha's Cake Pops

Ingredients:

  • 1 boxed cake
  • 12 Ounce tub of frosting
  • 1 Package of candy melts
  • 1 package of sticks

Instructions:

  1. Bake cake as instructed on box
  2. Let Cake cool completely
  3. Crumble cake in large bowl
  4. Add to crumbled cake ¾ of tub of frosting
  5. Mix cake and frosting with hands
  6. Roll cake mixture in the size of golf balls and place on cookie sheet lined with wax paper
  7. Place cookie sheet in refrigerator for 30 minutes or more
  8. In a double boiler/mini crock pot/ fondue pot begin melting candy melts.  See instructions on candy melts for additional melting hints
  9. To insure cake pops remain firm during dipping, remove only 6 to 8 at a time.
  10. Dip cake pop stick into melted candy ½ inches and insert into the center of cake ball about half way.  Return to refrigerator while inserting sticks in the rest of the cookie sheet.
  11. Again removing a few at a time, dip cake pop into melted candy covering entire surface.  If melted candy seems thick, add approx. ½ to 1 teaspoon of oil.
  12. If sticks begin turning in cake ball, place back in refrigerator to re-cool and try again.
  13. Let coated cake pops cool standing up.  A piece of styrofoam works well.

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