Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Pretty pink flower musk cake pops

One of the great things about cake pops is that you can do anything with them.

Really pretty much anything with a bit of imagination, so many options for decorating and flavor combination.

These are some pops I whipped up last year for a pretty photo shoot and then promptly lost the notes I had written. That happens a bit to me, I'm not really super organised.

But luckily for me I found the measurements I had scrawled on the back of someone's business card a few days ago.

The cake was a dryish cake and the buttercream quite firm so your ratio's might need to change a little depending on what types you are using. For example if you have a moist cake use a little bit less buttercream.

The buttercream I had leftover when I made these was already coloured purple which was great luck, I probably would have made it pink but I think the purple contrast with the pink chocolate was lovely.

Ummm I'm not sure exactly how many this makes but it wasn't a huge batch I guess this post is more about encouraging you to experiment with your favourite flavors.

Go on get to it :)

If you want to see the original photo shoot post which has much better photo's by Naomi V Photography, clothing by LaToriana, Ah Tissue Pom Poms and lots of other treats click here Once upon a time magical forest tea party

Recipe after jump

Musk Cake Pops

2 1/4 cups butter cake crumbs
1/4 cup finely chopped musk stick lollies (was approx 3 sticks)
1/4 cup buttercream frosting
Pink chocolate melts
lollipop sticks 6 inch
fondant flowers for decoration.

Mix cake crumbs, finely chopped musk lollies and frosting in a bowl until combined. Shape into balls approx 25g (7/8 ounce) on a tray lined with paper and pop into fridge to chill until firm.

Melt the chocolate melts and add copha until the mixture is smooth and moderately runny. If the mixture is thick your finished pops will not be smooth.

Dip the end of a lollipop stick into the melted chocolate and insert the stick into the chilled cake ball, the melted chocolate will help to hold the ball onto the stick when it firms up. Repeat with remaining cake balls and return to fridge to firm up.

Ensure the chocolate is still a good consistency for dipping (if not return to microwave for short bursts on low) and dip the cake balls into the chocolate. Pop them into a styrofoam block covered to set. When the chocolate is nearly set pop a fondant flower onto the top or side of the cake ball.


  1. Lovely cake pops. So sweet and springlike. I had to google musk stick lollies and am now intrigued reading about the flavor. The misplacing the notes and finding them later cracked me up. I do it all the time.

  2. So pretty. Love the color, and the layered flower! Perfect!

  3. You are a genius in cake pops! Lovely..

  4. I so love the girliness of your baked goods and your blog. Living in a house full of men who hate cute and girly I love visiting here and getting my fill! Love the cake pops!

  5. These are so pretty! Love the sparkle.

  6. I love the the inside matches the outside! So very pretty as always :) The flowers are gorgeous too.

  7. They look great. I love the flower accents, very girly ;0)

  8. How beautiful! Love the colour and the flowers are a cute addition.

  9. I think the purple and pink choco looks beautiful too.

  10. Those are so cute and pretty...I always think you as a cake pop expert. Yours are always SO nice.

  11. Aww they're almost too cute to bite into! But I'm sure I would! ;)

  12. These are so lovely! I need more cake pops in my life!

    Thanks for sharing your blog info on the My Baking Addiction Facebook page! Can't wait to see more of your creations!