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How to Make Cake Pops with Mold

Cake pops made with a mold

Cake pops are a delicious and fun treat that is enjoyed by both kids and adults. Whether you’re hosting a party, need a sweet snack, or want to impress your friends and family, cake pops are the perfect solution. And with the right tools and techniques, making cake pops with a mold is easier than you might think. So if you are wondering how to make cake pops with mold? Let me tell you; it is super simple and quick.

Why should you make cake pops with mold?

Yes, you can make cake pops with a mold! Here are some of the best reasons why using a mold is a great option for making cake pops:

  • Using a mold ensures that each cake pop will have the same shape and size, making them look uniform and professional.
  • Molds come in various shapes, from classic round to fun and unique shapes like stars, hearts, and animals. This allows you to create cake pops that are truly one-of-a-kind.
  • With a mold, you can make multiple cake pops simultaneously, saving you time and effort. And since the shape and size are consistent, you can be sure that each cake pop will look the same and cook evenly.
  • Making cake pops with a mold is a fun activity for people of all ages, making it a great choice for family projects, parties, or a fun afternoon treat.

 

Tips to Remember

Here are a few tips to make the perfect cake pops with a mold:

  • To prevent the cake pops from sticking to the mold, grease it with cooking spray or butter before adding the batter.
  • Refrain from filling the mold all the way, as this will prevent the cake pops from expanding too much and losing their shape. Fill the mold about 2/3 to 3/4 full for the best results.
  • Before removing the cake pops from the mold, let them cool completely. This will make it easier to remove them and prevent them from breaking.
  • Invest in a cake pop decorating stand to make decorating your pops easier. This will hold the cake pops in place while you work, making adding decorations, frosting, and toppings easier.
  • Feel free to get creative with your cake pop toppings! Try dipping them in melted chocolate, rolling them in sprinkles, or drizzling them with melted caramel for a fun and delicious twist.
  • Experiment with food coloring to create colorful cake pops. Try using different colors for each layer of batter or adding food coloring to the frosting for a vibrant pop of color.

 

Variation ideas

Here are some unique variation ideas that you can try:

  • Try using different flavored cake mixes. You can use premade cake mixes as well. Some popular flavors include chocolate, vanilla, lemon, strawberry, and red velvet.
  • Add fun mix-ins to your cake batter, like sprinkles, chocolate chips, or chopped fruit, for added flavor and texture.
  • Dip your cake pops in melted chocolate or candy melts, and then decorate with sprinkles, chopped nuts, or drizzled chocolate for a fun and tasty twist.
  • Get creative with your decorations and make cake pops that match a specific theme or event. For example, make red, white, and blue cake pops for the Fourth of July or green and red for Christmas.
  • Use different-shaped molds to create unique and fun cake pops. Try using heart-shaped molds for Valentine’s Day or star-shaped molds for the Fourth of July.
  • Experiment with different decorating techniques like drizzling, dipping, and piping to create unique and creative cake pops.

 

How to store cake pops?

Storing cake pops can be challenging, especially if you want to keep them fresh and looking their best. Here are some simple and unique tips for storing cake pops:

  • Store cake pops at room temperature in an airtight container or plastic bag. This will help prevent the cake from drying and the decorations from fading.
  • If you prefer to store your cake pops in the refrigerator, wrap them in plastic or an airtight container.

 

How to Make Cake Pops with Mold

cakes pops made with a mold

  • Preparation time: 5 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Servings: 12 cake pops 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ¾ tsp. baking powder
  • ½ butter, unsalted
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 large egg
  • ¾ tsp. vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp. salt

For the Decoration

  • ½ cup dark chocolate melted
  • ½ cup white chocolate melted
  • Sprinkles, as required

Instructions

  1. Prepare the oven and preheat it to 340F.
  2. In a medium bowl, add flour, baking powder, and salt. Mix well and set aside.
  3. Cream butter, sugar, and vanilla extract in a large bowl until smooth. Add in the eggs one at a time and mix thoroughly.
  4. Gradually add in the dry ingredients, and keep mixing until fairly combined. Be careful not to overmix.
  5. Grease the cake pop mold with butter to prevent sticking. Fill the mold with batter up to ¾ of the mold, making sure the vent hole is on top.
  6. Close the mold, place it in the oven, and bake for 15 minutes. You can check the cake pops by opening one edge of the mold at the 12-minute mark to see if they are golden brown.

For the Decoration:

  1. Place melted chocolate in a bowl.
  2. Dip the cake pops one by one in white and dark chocolate.
  3. Refrigerate until it hardens. Serve.
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How to Make Cake Pops with Mold

Preparation Time: 5 minutes; Cooking Time: 15 minutes; Total Time: 20 minutes; Servings: 12 cake pops

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ¾ tsp. baking powder
  • ½ cup butter unsalted
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 large egg
  • ¾ tsp. vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • For the Decoration
  • ½ cup dark chocolate melted
  • ½ cup white chocolate melted
  • Sprinkles as required

Instructions
 

  • Prepare the oven and preheat it to 340F.
  • In a medium bowl, add flour, baking powder, and salt. Mix well and set aside.
  • Cream butter, sugar, and vanilla extract in a large bowl until smooth. Add in the eggs one at a time and mix thoroughly.
  • Gradually add in the dry ingredients, and keep mixing until fairly combined. Be careful not to overmix.
  • Grease the cake pop mold with butter to prevent sticking. Fill the mold with batter up to ¾ of the mold, making sure the vent hole is on top.
  • Close the mold, place it in the oven, and bake for 15 minutes. You can check the cake pops by opening one edge of the mold at the 12-minute mark to see if they are golden brown.
  • For the Decoration:
  • Place melted chocolate in a bowl.
  • Dip the cake pops one by one in white and dark chocolate.
  • Refrigerate until it hardens. Serve.

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Author

  • Laurie Graves

    Laurie is a 50-something wife and boy mom, who loves to share easy recipes, DIY home ideas, and food hacks. She truly believes that with a little inspiration, anyone can make their home and meals feel special.

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