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How to Make Funfetti Cake Pops

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Cake Pops are cute to add to dessert boards and more. See how to make these fun bite-size treats!

How to Make Funfetti Cake Pops

Funffetti Cake Pops: How to Make!

There’s just something fun about eating cake from a little stick! It’s easier than you might think to learn How to Make Funfetti Cake Pops. The first time I tasted them I thought they were like a mouthful of deliciousness, but I love cake! After all, doesn’t everyone?!?

While wedding cake will always be my absolute favorite, I think cake balls may just be my second. They take a little practice to get the proper shape, but once you get the hang of it all goes smoothly.

If you’re wondering what Funfetti Cake is, it’s a line of birthday cake themed mixes from Pillsbury. You can find lots of varieties of cake on their Funfetti line. Just pick your favorite! I use the regular vanilla mix with sprinkles inside, usually known as a “Birthday Cake” mix.

Of course to this recipe we will be adding sprinkles to the tops of the cake pops. In general it’s a good idea to give a hint of what type of cake is hiding under the icing!

Popularity of Cake Balls and How to Feature Them:

You might not see cake balls as often anymore, since desserts do trend and then decrease in popularity just like everything else. You can still find these treats at bakeries and of course at your Starbucks! I have to order one now and then since they are the perfect balance between a snack and a dessert. 🙂

If you’re thinking of making them, my recommendation would be to add these to a larger dessert board. Charcuterie boards are definitely popular right now, and these Funfetti Cake Pops are perfect for filling in any extra space on a dessert board! You can balance out other larger items like a bowl of fruit dip or a centerpiece. Or, arrange them next to fruits like strawberries and grapes. Of course you can leave off the sticks and make traditional cake balls if you’re adding them to a board.

How to Make Funfetti Cake Pops

Funfetti Cake Pops- More Tips:

Here’s a few of my tips- Use a cookie scoop to form the balls to ensure even sized cake pops. Cover your freezer safe plate with parchment paper for easy release of your cake pops.

One hack is using floral foam, but you may find that floral foam may discolor your cake pop sticks.  You can try this cake pop stand if you’re looking for a more professional outcome.

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Yield: 18-24

How to Make Funfetti Cake Pops

How to Make Funfetti Cake Pops

Cake pops perfect for a party!

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Additional Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 box of Funfetti cake mix
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1/2 cup Oil
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 container of vanilla frosting
  • 1 bag of Ghirardelli white chocolate melting wafers
  • Confetti sprinkles
  • Cake pop sticks

Instructions

  1. Make the cake balls:
  2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
  3. Bake cake as directed and let cool.
  4. crumb the cake into a medium bowl.
  5. Add 1/2 Tbsp. frosting to the crumbled cake.
  6. Combined until dough like
  7. take a small size of the dough and form into a ball
  8. Continue until all cake mix is formed into balls
  9. Place onto a plate and place into the freezer for 30 minutes until solid
  10. Prepare the chocolate
  11. Using a double boiler, melt the white chocolate
  12. Pull out the cake balls and set onto the counter next to the melted chocolate
  13. Take cake pop stick and dip one end into the chocolate, push the cake pop stick end with the melted chocolate into cake ball
  14. We like to use a floral foam to place our cake pops in as they harden
  15. Place back into the freezer until chocolate is hard
  16. Pull cake balls back out and dip into the melted chocolate
  17. Lightly tap the stick onto the edge of the pot with the melted chocolate so that the extra chocolate falls off
  18. Push bottom of stick into the floral foam block to hold the stick
  19. sprinkle some confetti sprinkles on top of the cake pop
  20. repeat with remaining cake balls.
  21. Once the chocolate is hardened, slowly pull out the sticks for cake balls or leave in for cake pops -
  22. enjoy!

Notes

Yield may vary with size of cake balls prepared.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

24

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 250Total Fat: 11gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 25mgSodium: 217mgCarbohydrates: 36gFiber: 0gSugar: 25gProtein: 2g

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