How to Make Cake Balls on a Stick - Recipes & Directions
Cake Balls on a Stick!
It's easy to make cake balls on a stick... You can use doughnut holes or crumbled cake as your cake base. If you use crumbled cake, you will also need frosting to mix with the cake, and and lollipop sticks. That's about it! candy melts
Cake balls on a stick are better known as "Cake Pops" and they are fun to decorate! You can put sprinkles on them, or turn them into faces or character heads on a stick. They are popular for weddings and birthday parties. Kids love them!
On this page, you will find directions on how to make them, as well as cake pop recipes!
Image Credit: Cake Pops photo by kissyface on Flickr, used under creative commons license.
Page Updated 5/28/2012
Make Perfect Cupcakes on a Stick! - What's cuter than cake balls on a stick? Mini Cupcakes on a stick!
You can use your own recipe, or you can follow the included easy no-bake Oreo dough recipe! This has great reviews and I can see why :)
Mini Cupcakes on a Stick - Taking Cake Balls to the Next Level
You can make these too!
Martha Stewart's Recipe for Cupcake Pops and Bites
EASY Cake Pops - Cake Balls on a Stick Recipes! - The first recipe below is a No-Bake one, the others are for traditional cake pops made from cake!
- Learn how to make Cake Pops the Easy Way
This recipe uses doughnut holes, lollipop sticks, candy coating melts, and sprinkles.. Check out the reviews of extra tips!
- Easy Cake Pops Recipe Adapted from a Cake Mix!
Start with a box of cake mix - Betty Crocker or other brand and follow these easy directions. This one still takes a bit of practice to get right.
- How To Make Cake Pops - Step by Step Instructions with Pictures
This delicious recipe uses dark chocolate cake, cream cheese, sugar, butter, milk, chocolate chips, white chocolate bark, and sprinkles or candies.
- Cake Pop Lesson #1: The Cake Ball | The Pioneer Woman Cooks | Ree Drummond
Great recipe for beginners! Use cake mix and ready made frosting, plus candy melts or chocolate bark.
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More Cake Pop Recipes - Great Ideas for Birthdays, Weddings, and More!
- Banana Bread Cake Pops
Banana Bread Cake on a Stick with Banana Frosting!
- Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cake Pops
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Balls on a Stick with Vanilla Frosting
- Chocolate Cake Pops
Chocolate Cake Balls on a Stick
- Bridal Shower Cake Pops
Cake on a stick for the wedding!
- Red Velvet Cake Balls - bakerella.com
This tasty recipe uses red velvet cake mix, cream cheese frosting, and chocolate bark. You can turn these cake balls into cake pops by putting them on sticks - See how here.
- Happy Smiley Face Cake Pops - with Yellow Cake Balls
Great recipe idea for kids' birthdays!
- SugarDerby - SugarBlog - Homemade Hostess Cupcake Cake Balls
This Cake Balls are made from Fudge Cake Mix and Frosting. Includes recipe for the frosting and step-by-step pictures. These cake balls aren't on sticks, but using the techniques found on other recipes, I'm sure you could turn these into cake pops!
- Valentine's Day Cake Pops - bakerella.com
Make cute teddy bear cake pops for your loved ones!
- Gluten Free Valentine's Day Heart Cake Pops Recipe - Elana's Pantry
Heart shaped cake pops!
Learn How to Make Cake Pops - Bakerella Make the Process Look Simple!
Like Bakrella's Video? Then you might REALLY like her book! - Learn the Techniques from an Expert!
Bakerella's bestselling book has instructions on how to make all kinds of cute and fun cake pops, including: Monster Pops, Pirate pops, Robots, Froggies, Ladybugs, Pink Piggies, Cow Pops, Chickens, Puppy Pops, Spooky Witches, Owls, Snowmen, and more..
This book has recipe ideas for all year long! Have fun baking away and decorating cake on a stick for Kids' Birthdays, Halloween, Christmas, and just about every other time!
How to stop cake pops from sliding off the stick?
The temperature or the size of them could be the problem..... There's some good advice here.
Tips, Techniques, and Interesting Thoughts on Cake Pops....
- Wilton Discussion Forums - Consistency of cake pops
Cake Decorating Forums Discussion
- The Inside Scoop on Cake Pops | Starbucks Coffee Company
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BabyCakes Cake Pop Maker Machine
For Making Handmade Cake Balls, Cake Pops, and Doughnut Holes
Using a is another way to make a cake pops! Rather than crumbling cake and adding frosting to it to make balls, you use the machine to make the cake in the form of a ball! It has positive reviews and I think it might make cake balls that aren't quite as sweet, which might be a good thing! It comes with recipes, or you can just do your own thing. BabyCakes Cake Pop Maker
Make homemade frosting for your cake balls! - It's a ton of fun to make frosting from scratch!
As Seen on TV: Cake Pops Baking Pan - I saw the commercial for this!
Unfortunately, this has really bad reviews. You actually don't need a special pan or special gadget to make cake pops. Traditional cake pops are made from crumbling a cake (so you just need a cake pan) and adding frosting to it and rolling up balls.
However, some people like this cake pops maker, which may make less sweet cake pops as you don't have to mix frosting into the balls.
Halloween Cake Pops
Cake Ball & Cake Pop Recipes for Holidays - Easter, July 4th, Christmas, and Halloween Baking Fun!
- Cake Balls, Halloween-Style - The Pioneer Woman Cooks
Cake Balls for Halloween are a great party idea! Try making one eyed monsters, jack-o-lanterns, ghosts, and witches out of cake and frosting!
- Easter Cake Pops - Baby Chicks
Very cute Spring Chickens!
- Reindeer Cake Pops for Christmas!
These are handmade unique cake pops for Xmas!
- Easter Bunny Cake Pops - bakerella.com
Pink and white easter bunnies put a new spin on cake balls on a stick!
- July 4th Cake Pops
Red, white, and blue cake balls for independence day!
- Squirrel Bakes: Pumpkin Cake Pops
Cute pumpkin Halloween cake pops made from Baked Pumpkin Cake and Cream Cheese Frosting.