How to make a cake pop

ChickHave you ever wondered how to make a cake pop? Wonder no more!

Step one: Bake a cake
Here is a chocolate cake recipe that we like use at Popadoodledoo
You will Need:
125g Butter
125g Caster Sugar
2 Eggs
125g Plain Flour
1tsp Baking powder
2 tbs Cocoa powder
8-inch Cake pan

1- Preheat oven to 350F
2- Put sugar & Butter in bowl. Beat until fluffy
3- Slowly add eggs, beat into mixture. Then sift in flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and mix well
4- Pour batter into prepared cake pans and bake for 25 mins
5- Leave cake to cool for 30-40 mins

Binding the cake
You will need
1 cooled cake
50g butter
115g Icing sugar

1- Crumble the cake into bread crumbs
2 – Combine the icing sugar and butter together. Mix well
3 – Combine the cake crumbs and buttercream together until its in a play dough consistence
4 – Measure out 30g cake balls until all mixture has been used up.
5 – Roll into balls

Dipping and Decorating
You will need
cake balls
candy melts

1- Put the candy melts into microwave on medium heat. I tend to do it at 30 sec intervals, stirring between the 30 sec intervals until completely melted.
2- Once the candy melts are completely melted dip the stick into the candy melt (about 1cm) place stick into cake ball.
3- Once the candy melt is dry around the stick, you are ready to start dipping.
4- Holding the end of the stick dip the cake pop into bowl of candy melt making sure to cover the whole of the pop. Gently shake off the excess candy melt.
5- Decorate with sprinkles.
6- Let them dry. If you do not have cake pops stands they you can use polystyrene block or a colander.

Finally ENJOY!!!

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