Cake Pops

Aren’t these adorable?

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They are called Cake Pops and you can find how to make them here at Bakerella’s blog.  I have been eyeing them for awhile, so my mom and I decided to give them a try tonight.  We made the Red Velvet Cake and let it cool.  Then we put it in the bowl 1/4 at a time and pulled it apart with two forks.

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Pictures aren’t that great due to the fact that we had no natural light and I didn’t want to use my flash.  Next we dumped all of the cake in a Ziploc bag and added 3/4 can of cream cheese icing and mixed it up. Then we spooned the mixture with a small cookie scoop onto cookie sheets lined with wax paper and popped it in the fridge for a couple of hours.  We probably needed to leave in the fridge longer.

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After a couple of hours, I heated up the orange chocolate.  Since the cake balls probably needed more fridge time, it was kind of difficult.  I think we’ll need some more practice.  We only did about 10 tonight and will try to do the rest tomorrow after they are firmer. Here are some we made.

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Once again sorry for the poor lighting!

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Not near as cute as Bakerella’s. Oh well, they tasted amazing!

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