4th of July Cake Pops

This post originally published on a previously-owned blog and was imported here to simplify my life. My family eats much healthier than this nowadays, but I include this post for memories and history. I hope you enjoy the content!

I’ve been wanting to make these for months.  They aren’t that complicated, but let me just say they took a lonnng time to complete.  But “first times” for everything take longer than normal – next time will be so much easier.

Yes, I went through and separated all the Blues and Whites because I could not find single-color stars anywhere.


1. Bake a cake (or 2).
2. Cool completely.
3. Dump into bowl.


4. Crumble completely.
5. Mix with almost a whole tub of frosting (not quite all).
6. Form into 1-inch balls.
7. Refrigerate for a couple hours (or overnight).
8. Melt your candy melts (or chocolate coating) – whatever you decide on.
9. HERE IS THE TRICK step I added myself – Dip ball into candy coating BEFORE putting ball onto stick. The candy dries almost immediately and will stay on the stick that way.  I lost many cake balls before figuring that one out.
10. Put cake ball on stick – push it through a little less than halfway.
11. Dip completely in candy coating – I actually spooned it on and spread.  Whatever you decide, do it FAST.
12. Dip/Cover in sprinkles….again, FAST.
13. Place in styrofoam board to complete drying process.
14. Optional: put in individual treat bags and tie them up all prettily.  I just did it for some of them.
Aren’t they cute?!
I actually made these sugar cookies before the cake pops as backup in case they flopped.

Turns out, my husband was practically inhaling them, so I think they were pretty successful!

2 thoughts on “4th of July Cake Pops

  1. The cake pops were VERY good.


  2. Sydney, did you invent this recipe?? They are so cute, and I'm sure were the hit of the party!


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