These cake pops are out of this world.

INGREDIENTS

  • 450g iced chocolate mud cake
  • 1/4 cup ready-made milk chocolate frosting
  • 1 tablespoon orange sprinkles
  • 1 tablespoon yellow sprinkles
  • 1 tablespoon blue sprinkles
  • 1 tablespoon purple sprinkles
  • 1 tablespoon purple hundreds and thousands
  • 1 tablespoon green hundreds and thousands
  • 275g NESTLÉ BAKERS’ CHOICE White Choc Melts
  • 100g NESTLÉ BAKERS’ CHOICE White Choc Melts, melted, extra
  • 2 rainbow sour straps, to decorate
  • Small white and green star sprinkles, to decorate


METHOD

  • Step 1
    Break cake, including icing, into pieces. Place in a food processor. Process to fi ne crumbs. Transfer to a bowl. Add frosting. Stir until well combined. Line a large baking tray with baking paper. Roll level tablespoons of mixture into balls. Place on prepared baking tray. Freeze for 30 minutes or until firm.


  • Step 2
    Place sprinkles, and hundreds and thousands in separate shallow dishes. Place melts in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on MEDIUM (50%) for 1 to 2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds with a metal spoon, until melted and smooth. Dip each lollipop stick in melted chocolate to 2cm deep. Push dipped end of each lollipop halfway into each cake ball. Return to tray. Working in batches, transfer chocolate to a mug and remelt, if necessary. Working quickly, dip cake balls into melted chocolate, turning to coat. Gently tap on the side of the mug to remove excess chocolate. Roll in sprinkles to decorate. Insert cake pops into polystyrene to stand upright. Freeze for 30 minutes or until fi rm.


  • Step 3
    Using scissors, cut sour straps into separate coloured strips, trimming lengths to fi t around cake pops. Spoon extra melted chocolate into a snap-lock bag. Snip off 1 corner, then pipe a little chocolate along 1 side of 1 coloured strip. Secure around 1 cake pop. Repeat with remaining strips. Secure stars onto plain cake pops using a little melted chocolate. Serve.


EQUIPMENT

  • You will need 16 white lollipop sticks and a 25cm block of polystyrene for this recipe. Before you begin, make sure you have enough space in your freezer.


RECIPE NOTES

Try mixing some of the sprinkle colours together to make two-toned cake pops.


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