Maybe it’s the slightly cooler weather approaching or a tendency to want to hibernate this week but thoughts of nice baked goods seem to keep popping up.
Cupcakes are still a pleasure to enjoy but for a while I think we’ve been needing a new craze to take over and cake pops could fit the bill. A cake pop is essentially a ball of cake perched on the end of a lollipop stick and decorated as you please - what’s not to love?
Christi of lovefromtheoven has done a nice post on how to make cake pops and of course Bakerella has plenty of posts on the topic. Just look at some of the designs you could re-create:
There are even websites you can buy ready-made cake pops from, such as Pop Bakery. I really like these ones:
While I think you might need some patience to get the hang of making cake pops, they would make an interesting alternative to a cake for a special occasion.
What do you think? Would you give these a go or have you made them already?