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How To Make CakePops! Instructions: Photos And Videos

Updated on August 25, 2013
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Let’s make CakePops! I’ll show you how to make Tigers and Puppy Dogs. There are many more animals you can make using this method, but for now we’ll just make Tigers and Puppy Dogs.

These adorable little CakePops are all the rage now. I’m always late jumping on present day bandwagons, but I just want to share how to make these little guys. My daughter showed me photos of some of these she made for a child’s Birthday party. She made Tigers, Monkeys and Puppy Dogs. I just fell in love with them! I begged her to show me how to make these. These instructions will yield 18 of little animals. I think you will find them irresistible, too.

This project will take two people to make everything run smooth. As one person dips the CakePops, another person should be standing by to attach the eyes, nose and mouths. It is time consuming, but I have to say we had a fun afternoon, shopping for these and making them.

If you want to stand the CakePops upright, you will need a Styrofoam block to stand them in to dry and to work on them. We preferred to place each one in a wax paper lined cookie sheet “on their heads”. They are more stable that way to transport or display. You can also place each CakePop in it’s own separate plastic bag and tie a ribbon around the top for a special occasion. We were going to use the ones we made for a Birthday party, so we just arranged ours on a serving tray. They were “the hit of the party”.

Very Important!

After you have made the balls and have them on the tray, place them in the refrigerator or freezer for at least two hours. You want them to be very firm before dipping them in the warm melted chocolate.


We Bought Our Supplies For the CakePops

We made a trip to our local crafts store where we bought the supplies to make Tigers and Puppy Dogs:

Wilton’s candy melts. 1 bag of chocolate for the Puppy dogs, 1 bag of orange for the Tigers, and

1 bag of black for the Tiger Stripes.

1 package of Popsicle sticks.

I container of Wilton sprinkles (Flowerful Medley)

1 Edible Black Frosting Pen

Then, we went to the grocery store to buy: 1 box of yellow cake mix, and 1 container of Pillsbury’s Creamy Supreme Classic White Frosting. You could use any flavor cake mix you like.

1 bag of Reece’s Pieces for the animal’s ears and nose.

Chcolate Morsels if you like for the ears on the dogs.

Make The Cake For The CakePops

You’ll need: About a Tablespoon of Crisco to add to the melted chocolate to make it smooth.

A Pastry Bag with a very small tip to make the tiger’s stripes.

A double boiler. I just use a small saucepan over a larger pan of hot water to melt the chocolate melts.

First make the cake. We used two 8 ½ x 8 ½ square pans. After the cake has cooled, cut it, and crumble it between your hands into a large bowl. Add about ½ of the can of frosting. Mix this well. Roll the balls with your hands about 2 inches in diameter. Place on a cookie sheet lined with waxed paper. Refrigerate for at least two hours. The balls will get firm. Our yield was 18 balls.

Bake The Cake For The CakePops

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Cake Is Baked And Ready To Be Crumbled

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Crumble The Baked Cake Into A Bowl

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Add The Frosting To The Baked Cake

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Make The Balls And Place On Waxed Paper; Refrigerate Or Freeze For An Hour

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Place Popsicle Stick Into CakePop Balls

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The Melted Orange Candy For The Tigers

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Instructions For The Tiger CakePops

FOR THE TIGERS: Melt about half the bag of Orange Candy Melts. Add about 1 tablespoon of Crisco. Place a Popsicle Stick that has been dipped in the melted candy about ¼ inch, and then into the middle of a ball. Dip the entire ball with the stick into the melted candy. Place on the cookie sheet to dry. Do 9 balls in the Orange Melt

In the container of Sprinkles, find 36 round white pieces (these will be the eyes of the tiger and the dogs). Make a dot in the middle of the eye with the edible marking pen. We used white round pieces for the tigers, and blue and green for the dog’s eyes.

Dip a toothpick into the melted Orange candy melt and place that drop onto the Tiger where the eyes will go. Quickly place the Tiger’s eyes on the head. Cut the Reese’s Pieces in half. Do the same for the nose, mouth and ears. We used heart shaped sprinkles for the Tiger's mouth and star shaped sprinkles for the hair around the mouth. You will have to hold the pieces for a minute until they dry. This is where you need an extra set of hands. After the heads are completely dry, melt just a little of the black chocolate candy melts. Add just a little Crisco. Use the pastry bag with a tiny opening to make the stripes on the tiger.

Dipping A Ball Into The Orange Candy For The Tiger

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Placing The Ears On The Tiger CakePop

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The Dipped Tiger CakePops

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Drawing The Stripes On The Tiger CakePop

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The Finished Tiger CakePops

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Tiger CakePops Are Finished

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Instructions For The Puppy Dog CakePops

FOR THE PUPPY DOGS: Melt about half the bag of Chocolate Candy Melts. Add a little Crisco. Use the same directions for the tigers to attach the Popsicle sticks and to dip the balls. Use the toothpick to place the nose and ears on the dogs.

Refrigerate overnight. You can store leftover melted candy in the refrigerator.

Putting The Stick Into The Ball For The Puppy Dog CakePop

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Dipping Chocolate Ball For Puppy Dogs CakePops

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Ball Has Been Dipped In The Chocolate For The Puppy CakePop

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Balls Have Been Dipped For The Puppy CakePops

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The Finished Puppy Dog CakePop

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Puppy Dogs CakePops

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Tigers and Puppy Dogs CakePops Finished

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A Cake We Decorated For A Party

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I’m already thinking of using the leftover orange melted candy for Jack O Lantern CakePops. Your imagination will just run wild when you think of all the possibilities. Just use multicolored sprinkles on the CakePops if you don’t want to make animals. I want to do some Turkeys for Thanksgiving. I can do Snowmen and Christmas trees for Christmas! These are just SO much fun to make! I hope you will enjoy making some CakePop animals.

If you enjoyed reading my Hub about making CakePops, please take a minute and let me know by rating this Hub .

4.4 out of 5 stars from 9 ratings of CakePops

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      stella vadakin 2 years ago from 3460NW 50 St Bell, Fl32619

      Hi Mary, I was looking for something to make for my granddaughters party and saw these cute CakePops. So glad I found these. Thanks Stella

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      Mary Hyatt 2 years ago from Florida

      Hi, StephSev108 I'm glad you have made CakePops before. It does take some time and patience to make them look like this, but they are well worth it!! Thanks for reading and commenting, Mary

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      Stephanie Marie Severson 2 years ago from Atlanta, GA

      These cake pops are so cute. Mine taste good but they've never looked so adorable. Thanks for the share.

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      Mary Hyatt 2 years ago from Florida

      Hi, Au fait Yes, we had fun making these CakePops. At Halloween we made ghosts and Jack O Lanterns. You are so right; they could be made for Valentine's Day, too.

      Thank you for reading, commenting, the votes and the share, Mary

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      C E Clark 2 years ago from North Texas

      These look like such fun! Get the kids to help and they could even be decorated for Valentine's Day coming up soon, just 10 days away. Yes, I'll bet they are time consuming, but so nice to see the finished product and a great time together. Voted up, UI, and sharing with followers.

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      Mary Hyatt 2 years ago from Florida

      Hi, Peachpurple. Yes, I have to admit these little cake pops are very time consuming, but we had such fun attaching the tiny ears, and drawing on them. The project was well worth it!

      Thanks for reading about how to make cake pops! My best, Mary

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      peachy 2 years ago from Home Sweet Home

      wow, it looks like a lot of work, but for the kids, worth to make them happy

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      Mary Hyatt 2 years ago from Florida

      Hi, rebeccamealey, Thanks so much for the nice compliment on my cake pops! I appreciate that, Mary

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      Mary Hyatt 2 years ago from Florida

      Hi, ChitrangadaSharan Oh, I do hope you'll make cake pops. My grandkids love to get involved in making these. We will do snowmen for Christmas!

      So nice to see you, Mary

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      Rebecca Mealey 2 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA

      These are just adorable!

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      Nithya Venkat 2 years ago from Dubai

      Cake pops is a great idea. Great pictures and instructions on how to make them. The cake pops look cute and delicious, voted up.

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      These Cake Pops are so cute and you presented the hub so well. Thanks for sharing the detailed instructions and helpful pictures.

      I am going to try this for sure. I like the color combination and it would be fun to engage kids in this job.

      Thanks!

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      Mary Hyatt 2 years ago from Florida

      Good Morning, praserio30. So nice to see you may be interested in making cake pops! I do hope you will, and please let me know how they turn out!

      Thanks for reading, commenting, and the votes, Mary

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      prasetio30 2 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Wow...beautiful cakepops. I had never knew about this before. Thanks for sharing and I like it. Voted up!

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      Mary Hyatt 2 years ago from Florida

      Hi mdscoggins Oh, yes, as I tried to explain in the Hub, after the balls are made, they must refrigerated so they are cold when dipped. Otherwise, they will fall apart!!

      I hope you will try again. The video I enclosed is a helpful one, and there are many more on YouTube.

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      Mary Hyatt 2 years ago from Florida

      Hi there, vocalcoach, It makes me so happy to hear you made these cake pops! We made Jack O'Lanterns for Halloween, and we are going to snowmen at Christmastime! That should be fun!

      Thanks so much for reading, commenting, and the shares!

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      Michelle Scoggins 2 years ago from Fresno, CA

      Hi Mary, Great explanation about how to make cake pops. I tried before and they did not come out very nice. I found that they needed to stay refrigerated as well or they seemed to melt some. Do you have any recommendations for that?

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      Audrey Hunt 2 years ago from Nashville Tn.

      I'm back once more to thank you Mary for sharing this wonderful recipe. I made them and they were a big success! Sharing everywhere.

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      Mary Hyatt 3 years ago from Florida

      Hi, Torrs13 Yes, these cake pops have been popular for quite a while now. They are just so cute, everyone loves them. We make them for kid's birthday parties. Only one problem....no one wants to eat them cause they are just so cute!

      I do hope you will make some, too. Mary

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      Mary Hyatt 3 years ago from Florida

      Hi, rdsparrowriter, Thanks so much for your wonderful comment on our cake pops! The kids and I did have a lot of fun making these.

      Thanks for the votes, my best, Mary

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      Mary Hyatt 3 years ago from Florida

      Hi vocalcoach, I am delighted you like my idea of making cake pops! I wish you did live next door to me, then you could help me make more of these! They really are fun to make.

      Thanks so much for the votes, I appreciate that. Mary

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      Tori Canonge 3 years ago from California

      How cute! I was first introduced to cake pops a few years ago and now I see them quite frequently. I've never tried to make them on my own, but maybe I will give your recipe a shot. Thanks for sharing this!

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      rdsparrowriter 3 years ago

      Wow ! Simply looks so delicious and very colourful :) Thanks for sharing them with illustrations :) Voted up and useful :)

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      Audrey Hunt 3 years ago from Nashville Tn.

      How did I miss this fantastic hub? I'm sharing it right away to make sure others don't miss it. These cakepops are just the cutest thing ever. I love the recipe and your photos. It's a good thing you aren't living next door to me. With your talent for baking, I'd weigh 500 pounds. :) Voted up, useful. awesome and interesting.

      Audrey

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      Mary Hyatt 3 years ago from Florida

      Hi, Vellur Yes, the cake pops are time consuming, but so rewarding when you see the results. My grandkids love to make these, and they have learned to make many other animals, too.

      Thanks so much for the nice compliment, and the votes, Mary

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      Nithya Venkat 3 years ago from Dubai

      Delicious and creative!! The cake pops look cute. It must take a lot of time and effort. Great hub, voted way up. Great photos!!

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      Mary Hyatt 3 years ago from Florida

      Hi, VVanNess Yes, the stick will slide right out IF the cake pop is not cold enough. You must keep them in the refrig. till you're ready to insert the stick. Try again and keep them cold, OK?

      Thanks for reading and commenting, Mary

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      Mary Hyatt 3 years ago from Florida

      Hi there, pstraubie48 Kids really do love these little cake pops when made to look like animals! I do hope you will try to make some of these and I thank you for the Pin.

      Good to see you, Mary

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      Mary Hyatt 3 years ago from Florida

      Hi, rebeccamealey Thank you for the nice compliment on my Hub about making cake pops!

      My best, Mary

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      Victoria Van Ness 3 years ago from Prescott Valley

      Oh! I've always loved cake pops, but I had a huge problem with the sticks sliding out when I tried to pick them up. Great tutorial!

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      Patricia Scott 3 years ago from sunny Florida

      Great photos and directions ....My grandson loves the tiny cupcakes so I know he will adore these.

      Angels are on the way to you this morning.

      Bookmarking and pinning :D

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      Rebecca Mealey 3 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA

      Those are adorable, and look pretty easy to do. You give good, clear instructions. Thanks!

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      Mary Hyatt 3 years ago from Florida

      Hi, Deborah. Thanks for reading this Hub about making cake pops. They are such fun to make. I will contact you on FB.

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 3 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      Mary.. I would love it if you would be in my third cookbook.. I feature different hubbers in my cookbook.. if you are interested send me a message on Facebook..

      Debbie

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      Mary Hyatt 4 years ago from Florida

      Hi marcoujor. I do hope you will try and make some CakePops. Most directions I have seen for them are hard to follow, so I tried to make my Hub easy to follow.

      I got a double boiler for Mother's Day, so the job of melting the chocolate will now be easier for me.

      Thanks so much for reading and for the votes, Mary

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      Maria Jordan 4 years ago from Jeffersonville PA

      Oh wow, Mary...I just saw these in a cooking magazine and was so confused...typical.

      You took this concept and made it understandable, so visual with the photography and your detailed and fun instructions.

      Now I feel good about trying this and I thank you.

      Voted UP and very UABI. Have a great weekend. Hugs, Maria

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      Kendi 4 years ago from Slovenia

      Thank you, I'm very proud of myself too :) I got extra enthusiasm for making them again. Cakepops are great for every occasion, holiday....possibilities for decorating them are endless

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      Mary Hyatt 4 years ago from Florida

      Hi, Klavdija Frahm! I am so proud of you! I looked at Intagram and saw your CakePops. You did a great job. I'm thinking of making some for Easter. Maybe shape the Pops like an Egg.....

      Good job, Mary

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      Kendi 4 years ago from Slovenia

      Well I made it! Proof: http://instagram.com/p/WrnsAczV_c/

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      Mary Hyatt 4 years ago from Florida

      Hi, Klavdija Frahm. So nice to "meet" you today! I'm so happy you are going to make some CakePops! Just follow my directions and also the ones in the videos and you won't go wrong.

      Thanks for reading and commenting, Good Luck, Mary

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      Kendi 4 years ago from Slovenia

      Great hub! I'm just baking my first cakepops ;) I hope they will look as beautiful as yours :) Thumbs up!

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      Mary Hyatt 4 years ago from Florida

      Hi pstraubie48. You cracked me up when you said you made cake flops! I made the bad mistake of dipping mine once when they were not cold enough. The cake part fell off of the stick and into the melted chocolate. The cake balls should be frozen or at least very cold when you dip them.

      I do hope you will try to make these again. If you have any problems, just let me know, OK?

      My best to you, Mary

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      Patricia Scott 4 years ago from sunny Florida

      Thanks for this, Mary. I have tried to make these pops using a different recipe and I had cake flops instead of pops. Your photos and step by step directions make this look like something I can try anew.

      Sending you many Angels this evening.:) ps

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      Mary Hyatt 4 years ago from Florida

      Hi Lizoliva, thanks for reading and commenting on my CakePops Hub. They really are adorable. Everyone love them. You can make and decorate them for all seasons, too.

      So nice to "meet you", Mary

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      Lizolivia 4 years ago from Central USA

      These are a good idea, never seen them before. I'm looking forward to making them. Thanks

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      Mary Hyatt 4 years ago from Florida

      Hi, Grannagill. I am so happy you like my Hub on how to make CakePops. I do hope you and your grandchildren will make these; they are so much fun to do!

      Thanks for the votes and the share, Mary

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      Grammagill 4 years ago from Florida

      Mary...I so love this CakePops Hub. Voted it up, and will share. My grandchildren are going to love making these.

      Have a Blessed Day!

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      Mary Hyatt 4 years ago from Florida

      Hi again, CassyLu981. I found your great Hub on having an Ice Cream party for Kids. Your CakePops turned out very nice.

      I have placed a link to yours now.

      Goodnight, Mary

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      Mary Hyatt 4 years ago from Florida

      Hi, CWanamaker. Good for your mother-in-law for making cakepops! Once you make them , you just can't stop. Everyone loves them.

      Thanks for reading and for the nice compliment.

      See you again, soon, I hope. Mary

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      CassyLu1981 4 years ago from Spring Lake, NC

      I would LOVE to link our hubs :) My cake pop making is actually in the Ideas on how to throw an Ice Cream Party for kids hub. The first picture is of the crumbling of the cake :) Now that I look at them again I love how they turned out and my kids had a blast helping! Just put a link to yours in mine :) Thanks again for the links! And I will be trying your secrets soon!

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      CWanamaker 4 years ago from Arizona

      My mother-in-law made these the other day and they were great! I will definitely be making these for my next potluck or birthday party. You have some great ideas.

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      Mary Hyatt 4 years ago from Florida

      Hi, CassyLu1981. I wish we could put a link to our Hubs in the comments! I just looked at your Hubs to find your CakePops Hub. You have so many great Hubs, but I couldn't find it. What is the Title??

      Yes, dipping the sticks in the melted chocolate makes the stick stay in place.

      My mistake was not getting the balls cold enough before dipping. That is so important, otherwise, the ball will come apart.

      Thanks so much for the votes, share, and Pin, Mary

      BTW: would you like to link our two Hubs?

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      Mary Hyatt 4 years ago from Florida

      Oh, tillsontitan! You just made my day with your nice compliment. I am sort of a "Jack of all trades, but master of none!" I love trying new things, and I was so happy to learn how make CakePops.

      I made Jack 'O Lanterns at Halloween, and they turned out SO cute. Now, I'm thinking of turkeys!!!

      Thanks for the votes, and the share, I appreciate that, Mary

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      CassyLu1981 4 years ago from Spring Lake, NC

      I love making cake pops! I too have a hub on them and I after reading yours I now know that dipping the sticks in the melted chocolate first might help :) Thanks!!!! Voted up, shared and pinned!

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      Mary Craig 4 years ago from New York

      YOU are too much....is there anything you can't do? You publish such wonderful hubs on just about everything and if you'll pardon my saying so, this one takes the cake!

      Great directions, great videos and great cake pops!

      Voted up, useful, awesome, and interesting! Shared with my followers.

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      Mary Hyatt 5 years ago from Florida

      Hi, Barbara Kay. I'm glad you think my CakePops are cute, and I do hope you will make some. You will love them! Goodnight, Mary

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      Barbara Badder 5 years ago from USA

      These are so cute.

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      Mary Hyatt 5 years ago from Florida

      Hi, Kris Heeter. I'm so glad you think my CakePops are cute! You don't have to be brave to try to make these, honestly. Kids just love to help make and decorate them: my grandkid's favorite is the tiger. I do hope you will make them and let me know how they turn out.

      Mary

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      Kris Heeter 5 years ago from Indiana

      Those are so cute! Perhaps over the holidays I'll get brave and try these with my niece and nephew. They look like so much fun.

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      Mary Hyatt 5 years ago from Florida

      Hi, dwarchira. I do hope you will make some of these CakePops with your son. My grandchildren love to help me make these, and they enjoy decorating them. We just made some Mummies and Ghosts. They were so simple....just dip in white melted chocolate and decorate!

      Thanks so much for the vote and the share, I appreciate that, Mary

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      Mary Hyatt 5 years ago from Florida

      Hi, StephSev108. You just made my day with your very enthusiastic comment!

      I'm happy you loved my idea for making CakePops. I hope you will make some.

      Mary

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      [ Danson Wachira ] 5 years ago from Nairobi, Kenya

      Hi Mary,

      I would like to try this CakePops project with my young son, he likes painting and drawing and i know he would love this. This article is very instructional and i like the step by step approach complete with great photos. Voted up, useful and shared.

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      Stephanie Marie Severson 5 years ago from Atlanta, GA

      Wow! I love this hub!

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      Mary Hyatt 5 years ago from Florida

      HI, Denise Handlon. I'm so glad you liked my Hub on making CakePops. They really are cute...everyone loves them. I do hope you will try them. I just made some mummies and jack o Lanterns that turned out good.

      Thanks so much for the votes and the share. Mary

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      Denise Handlon 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Wow! what a unique idea...what will they think of next? I love it. Well, I'm rating this up/I/U/A and sharing. Sending it off to my daughters to view. :)

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      Mary Hyatt 5 years ago from Florida

      Hi ChristyWrites. I'm glad I discovered how to make CakePops, too. Everybody just loves them. They are so cute, you just don't want to gobble them up. Thanks for the nice compliment on my work on this. Goodnight, Mary

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      Christy Birmingham 5 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

      I keep hearing about cake pops and now here is a recipe x2! Great job with the steps and photos here Mary :)

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      Mary Hyatt 5 years ago from Florida

      HI, Magdaleine. So nice to see you today! I'm so glad you found my cake pops cute, and I do hope you will be making some. You'll be glad you did!

      My best to you, Mary

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      Magdaleine 5 years ago

      Mary, the cakepops are so cute... thanks for sharing.. gonna make it one day :)

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      Mary Hyatt 5 years ago from Florida

      Hi ComfortB. I read your Hub on making cakepops using the pop pans. Nice Hub. I haven't tried using them. Very interesting....My granddaughter and I made these for a party. She taught me how to do it. Today, I make some and dipped them in the white candy to make mummies. They turned out really cute! I made some Jack O Lanterns last week that looked cute, too.

      Thanks for the nice compliment on my Hub, and for the votes.

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      Comfort Babatola 5 years ago from Bonaire, GA, USA

      Whoa! I wrote a hub a while ago about how to make cakepop with cake pop pans. You did it the old-fashioned way, and I must say, yours looked better. Love the images showing the step-by-step process.

      Very well done mary615. Voted up, useful, and beautiful.

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      Mary Hyatt 5 years ago from Florida

      Hi, ignugent17. Yes, these CakePops do take a little time, but they are well worth it. You really don't have to be an artist to decorate them. You are right, though. After we make them, we don't want to eat them!

      Thanks for reading, commenting, and the votes, I appreciate that, Mary

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      ignugent17 5 years ago

      You really have to have time to do this and you have to be an artist too. I think I will not it eat. It is too cute. I will put is on display. :-)

      But the kids will surely love it.

      Voted up and more and more!

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      Mary Hyatt 5 years ago from Florida

      Hi, Thelma. I am happy you like my idea of making CakePops! I think you would enjoy making these cute little creations. Thanks so much for reading, commenting, voting, and for the share: I appreciate that. Mary

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      Mary Hyatt 5 years ago from Florida

      Hi His princesz. I am so glad you like my idea of making CakePops! I hope you will make some of these.

      Thanks for reading and taking the time to comment, the votes and the share: I do appreciate that, Mary

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      Mary Hyatt 5 years ago from Florida

      Hi, Emma. Thanks for reading and commenting on how I made CakePops. I do hope you will try these. I am working now on some Jack O Lanterns. If they turn out good, I'll write a Hub about those.

      It is so nice to see you today, Mary

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      Mary Hyatt 5 years ago from Florida

      Hi Esrom Art. Nice to meet you today! I am so happy you liked my Hub on how to make CakePops, and you will share my idea with your Mom. I do hope she will like this idea. These are very popular right now in the U.S. They are fun to make, and are delicious, too.

      Thanks for reading and commenting, Mary

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      Thelma Alberts 5 years ago from Germany

      Wow! These cake pops look amazing and easy to make. I´d love to try this recipe. Thanks for sharing. Voted up and SHARED.

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      Thelma Alberts 5 years ago from Germany

      Wow! These cake pops look amazing and very easy to make. Thanks for sharing. Voted up and SHARED.

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      His princesz 5 years ago

      Wow...speechless. Great great job! I love it all! Thanks for the detailed instruction. Voted up and shared! :)

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      Emma Harvey 5 years ago from Berkshire, UK

      How amazing! I didn't know how these were made but I really want to try it now. Thanks for such a great hub.

      Up and awesome!

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      Esrom Aritonang 5 years ago from Indonesia

      I like your hub. My wife looking for hub like this because she want make a funny candy for my daughter. I though children will falling in love with your tiger and bear candy. It seems easy to make, but we will try. Might be it also good ideas to start small business for mom. Any mom out there already starting this funny tiger candy as income generating? I hope mom will try it. I think this is low start-up small business for mom too. Thanks, your hub make me thinking many ideas about it.

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      Mary Hyatt 5 years ago from Florida

      Hi, mpropp. How nice to meet you here! Oh, goodness, don't waste your money buying one of those mold things to make cakepops. I made that mistake. You'll get lines where the mold goes together. Watch the videos I enclosed to get a better look at how to make these.

      Yes, your kids will love helping to make these. Thanks for reading and commenting, Mary

      Oh, I'm going to make Jack O Lanterns next week!

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      Mary Hyatt 5 years ago from Florida

      Hi, alocsin. I do hope you will try to make some of these cakepops. I'll bet you could do it. They are fun to do.

      Thanks for reading, commenting, and sharing, I appreciate that, Mary

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      Melissa Propp 5 years ago from Minnesota

      These are the cutest cake pops I think I've ever seen....I have seen the advertisements for the cake pop maker (it looks like a little donut maker press) where you just pour the cake mix into the molds and make the cake pops that way. I never bought the cake pop maker, so I didn't think they could be made without that special piece of equipment. Now I read your hub and see how you make them from a regular cake pan, but just broke up and formed into a ball! Why didn't I think of that?! Thanks so much for explaining step by step. This will be a fun activity to do with my kids!

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      alocsin 5 years ago from Orange County, CA

      Wow not only do these sound delicious but they look so festive. Love all the whimsical characters you put on then and my mind is coming up with several more. Voting this Up and Useful. SHARED.

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      Mary Hyatt 5 years ago from Florida

      Hi, Cogerson. your girls would love to do this, I'm sure. You will probably have to help them a little, but just let them try. I'm so happy the girls liked my CakePops. Tell them for me that when my four girls were growing up, we always got in the kitchen and just made the biggest messes in the world, but now they love to cook!

      Thanks for reading, and for the votes, Mary

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      Cogerson 5 years ago from Virginia

      This looks like a perfect thing for my two daughters....and the photos you have included make it seem very possible to do....I showed my 6 year old the photos and see is ready to skip dinner and start making CakePops....currently Popcorn Balls(another HubPage recipe is her favorite thing to make) is her favorite thing to make...but I suspect that CakePops might bump Popcorn Balls from the top spot. Voted up and useful.....and Samantha gives it a thumbs up too.

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      Mary Hyatt 5 years ago from Florida

      Hi, phoenix2327. Thanks for reading my Hub on making CakePops! I'm glad you find them cute, they really are.

      Have a wonderful day, Mary

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      Zulma Burgos-Dudgeon 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      These are just too cute for words.

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      Mary Hyatt 5 years ago from Florida

      Good Morning, Deborah. I'm so glad you find my CakePops adorable. I kinda think so, too. I just make Jack O Lanterns and they turned out really cute.

      Thanks for reading and the Pin, Mary

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      Deborah Neyens 5 years ago from Iowa

      These are adorable! The step-by-step photos are great, too. I'm pinning this one!

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      Mary Hyatt 5 years ago from Florida

      Hi, Ddraigcoch, I'm so happy you like my Hub on how to make CakePops. Today , I'm making Jack O Lanterns!

      Thanks for reading, Mary

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      Emma 5 years ago from UK

      Such a lovely hub, you are very skilled.x

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      Mary Hyatt 5 years ago from Florida

      Good Morning, teaches 12345. So nice to see you! Thanks for reading and for the nice compliment on my CakePops.

      Thanks for the votes and the Pin. Today I'm making Jack O Lanterns! I just can't stop making these cute little things. Mary

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      Dianna Mendez 5 years ago

      How adorable! Mary, your talents never cease to amaze me. If I had the time, I would make these tonight. Voted up and pinned!

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      Mary Hyatt 5 years ago from Florida

      Hi, Om Paramapoonya, I'm glad you like my CakePops. That's a great idea for your husband''s coworkers. I'm sure they would love them. Thanks so much for the votes and the Pin...I appreciate that, Mary

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      Mary Hyatt 5 years ago from Florida

      Hi drbj. So good to see you! Leave it to your imagination to make alligators and crocodiles. I'd love to see those when you finished. Thanks for reading, friend.

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      Mary Hyatt 5 years ago from Florida

      Hi, TToombso8. I'm so happy you think my CakePops are too cute to eat! Hey, you know, snowmen would be so easy to make. Just some white chocolate melts and decorations would do it.

      Thanks for the votes and the share, I appreciate that, Mary

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      Om Paramapoonya 5 years ago

      OMG these are so cute! I've been thinking about making a bunch of cake pops and letting my husband give them to his coworkers as little Christmas gifts. So thanks A LOT for this wonderful hub. Rated up and pinned!