How to Make Easy Cake Pops

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Bake a cake following directions from the box

Bake a cake following directions from the box

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Let the cake cool then crumble it

Let the cake cool then crumble it

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Mix it with the icing (about 3/4ths of a tub for a box of cake mix)

Mix it with the icing (about 3/4ths of a tub for a box of cake mix)

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Roll the cake/frosting into little balls - refrigerate for an hour

Roll the cake/frosting into little balls - refrigerate for an hour

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Melt the chocolate: I used blue wilton candy melts, in the microwave at 50% power, stirring the chocolate every 30 seconds until melted

Melt the chocolate: I used blue wilton candy melts, in the microwave at 50% power, stirring the chocolate every 30 seconds until melted

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Dip the lollipop stick into the melted chocolate and insert into the cake ball

Dip the lollipop stick into the melted chocolate and insert into the cake ball

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Refrigerate about another hour

Refrigerate about another hour

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Dip the cake pop in melted chocolate

Dip the cake pop in melted chocolate

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Decorate: here i used icing and sprinkles for rainbow cake pops

Decorate: here i used icing and sprinkles for rainbow cake pops

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Another easy way to decorate is to add sugar pearls before the chocolate dries

Another easy way to decorate is to add sugar pearls before the chocolate dries

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Update: I found a melting chocolate that works a lot better than wilton - got it at Target

Update: I found a melting chocolate that works a lot better than wilton - got it at Target

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The process is the same but the cake pops come out a lot smoother...

The process is the same but the cake pops come out a lot smoother...

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and the chocolate coating is thinner, so they are sweet but not too sweet

and the chocolate coating is thinner, so they are sweet but not too sweet

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I also used this chocolate to cover strawberries - looked good and tasted great and only took about half an hour to make about 40 start to finish

I also used this chocolate to cover strawberries - looked good and tasted great and only took about half an hour to make about 40 start to finish

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