Make the occasion extra special with our fun Birthday Cake Pops. Birthday Cake Pops combine traditional white cake with frozen deliciousness and eye-catching colors. They're not only perfect for birthdays, but also graduations, showers and more.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 16 servings
1-1/2 cups (about 1/2 of 2-layer-size pkg.) white cake mix
Prepare cake batter and bake as directed on package for 1 (8-inch) round cake. Cool completely.
Break cake into large chunks; place in large bowl. Use your hands to crumble cake into fine crumbs. Add small amount of frosting; mix well. Add remaining frosting and 2 Tbsp. sprinkles; mix well. Roll into 16 (1-inch) balls. Freeze 1 hour.
Cover baking sheet with parchment. Melt chocolate as directed on package. Dip 1 end of lollipop stick into melted chocolate, then insert coated end halfway into 1 cake ball. Place on prepared baking sheet. Repeat with additional lollipop sticks and remaining cake balls. Freeze 10 min.
Dip cake balls, 1 at a time, in remaining melted chocolate; gently shake coated ball over bowl of melted chocolate to remove excess chocolate before returning cake ball to prepared baking sheet. Top with remaining sprinkles.
Refrigerate 15 min. or until chocolate is firm.
Add a few drops food coloring to the melted white chocolate before using as directed.
The coated cake balls can be stored in the refrigerator up to 3 days before serving. Or, the uncoated cake balls can be frozen up to 1 week. If frozen, thaw in refrigerator, then coat with melted chocolate and top with remaining sprinkles at least 15 min. before serving.
Cake pops, with their built-in portion control, make special treats that are fun to make with your kids.
How to Store
To make 32 pops, double recipe using the entire package of cake mix and doubled amounts of all other ingredients. Or you can use the entire package of cake mix to bake 2 cake layers. Use one cake layer to prepare this Birthday Cake Pops recipe, then use the second cake layer to prepare our Cake and Ice Cream Pops (add hyperlink to recipe.) recipe.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g
Saturated Fat 5g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol less than 5mg
Total Carbohydrates 30g
Dietary Fiber 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.