Easter Cake Pops are a cute, family friendly dessert treat. The cake pops are covered in a purple candy coating and decorated with Spring themed sprinkles.
Easter is known for lots of candy and desserts. You can change up your normal sweets by making Easter Cake Pops. The cake pops are covered in a purple candy coating and decorated with Spring themed sprinkles. Easter Cake Pops are a delicious fun dessert that is perfect for Spring and Easter.
If you don’t know what cake pops are, they are basically cake balls covered in a candy coating and served on sticks. To make Easter Cake Pops, you need to bake a cake and allow it to cool. Then you crumble the cake into fine crumbs and add in frosting. Form the mixture into balls and place in the fridge to chill for an hour. Then dip a lollipop stick into the melted wafers and insert it into the cake ball. Each ball gets fully dipped into the melted wafers. Before the candy coating hardens, decorate the cake pops with sprinkles. The Easter Cake Pops are a fun, kid friendly dessert to enjoy after egg hunting.
- 16.5 oz box of cake mix
- ¾ of a 16 oz. container of frosting
- 32 oz. bag of purple melting wafers
- Wilton Candy Melts EZ Thin Dipping Aid, shortening or oil for thinning
- 30 lollipop sticks
- Easter sprinkles
- Bake a 9x13 cake according to package directions. Allow cake to cool completely.
- In a bowl, crumble cake into fine crumbs and mix in about ¾ of the container of frosting.
- Form cake mixture into 1½ inch balls. Place balls covered in the fridge for an hour or more.
- Melt purple wafers in the microwave on 50% power for 30 second intervals. Stirring after each interval until melted. If mixture is thick, thin by using Wilton Candy Melts EZ Thin Dipping Aid, or mixing in 1 tsp. shortening or oil at a time until desired thinness.
- Remove several cake balls from the fridge at a time.
- Dip ½ inch of a lollipop stick into the melted wafers and insert it almost half way into a cake ball. Allow the cake pop to rest for 30 seconds or a minute to let the melted wafers harden onto the stick.
- Dip the cake ball fully into the melted wafers while holding onto the stick.
- After dipping, gently tap and rotate the stick to remove the excess candy coating.
- Quickly place sprinkles onto the cake pop before the candy coating hardens.