Hello, dear readers! Today, I want to share with you my personal favorite dessert recipe that never fails to delight – the mouthwatering Strawberry Cake Pops.
These bite-sized treats are not only visually appealing but also a burst of strawberry goodness in every bite.
Whether you’re planning a birthday party, a special event, or just want to satisfy your sweet tooth, this recipe is a must-try.
In this article, I’ll take you through every step, from gathering the ingredients to creating the perfect cake pops that are sure to be a hit among friends and family.
How To Prepare Strawberry Cake Pop Recipe?
Recipe Time: Approximately 2 hours (including preparation and chilling time)
Yield: About 20-24 cake pops, depending on size
- A mixing bowl
- Baking pan
- Parchment paper
- Cake pop sticks
- Microwave or double boiler
- Styrofoam block (for drying)
- Food processor or rolling pin
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Ingredients for Strawberry Cake Pops
- 1 box strawberry cake mix (plus ingredients mentioned on the box)
- 1 cup strawberries (fresh or frozen)
- 1 cup cream cheese, softened
- 2 cups white chocolate (for coating)
- Sprinkles or decorative toppings (optional)
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1. Bake the Cake:
Prepare the strawberry cake mix according to the instructions on the box.
Bake the cake in a baking pan lined with parchment paper. Let it cool completely.
2. Prepare the Cake Mixture:
Crumble the cooled cake into fine crumbs using a food processor or a rolling pin.
In a mixing bowl, combine the cake crumbs with softened cream cheese and mashed strawberries. Mix until well blended.
3. Shape the Cake Balls:
Roll the mixture into small cake balls, about 1 to 1.5 inches in diameter. Place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
4. Insert Cake Pop Sticks:
Melt a small amount of white chocolate and dip the tip of each cake pop stick into the melted chocolate.
Gently insert the chocolate-coated end of the stick into the cake balls. This will help secure the cake pops.
5. Chill the Cake Balls:
Place the cake balls in the refrigerator for about 20-30 minutes to firm up.
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6. Melt and Coat with Chocolate:
In a microwave or double boiler, melt the white chocolate until smooth.
Dip each cake ball into the melted chocolate, allowing excess chocolate to drip off. You can gently tap the stick on the edge of the bowl to help with this.
7. Add Decorative Toppings:
While the chocolate is still wet, sprinkle decorative toppings over the cake pops, if desired.
8. Let Them Dry:
Stick the cake pops into a Styrofoam block to allow the chocolate to set completely.
Nutritional Value Of Strawberry Cake Pop Recipe
Is Strawberry Cake Pop Recipe Testy?
Yes, this cake pop recipe is pretty simple. It doesn’t take time to prepare, and you don’t need many ingredients.
The recipes are easy, and the directions are clear. The only thing to remember is that the baking time should not exceed 15 minutes, or the cake pop might fall apart.
Is Strawberry Cake Pop Recipe Healthy?
This Strawberry cake pop recipe is healthy as it is made with sugar-free preserves, butter, and eggs.
The recipe also has many other decent ingredients, including wheat flour, to ensure the cake pop doesn’t fall apart while cooling.
The serving size is small, so you can control your portions if you want to keep your diet healthy.
What Is The Best Way To Coat A Cake Pop?
The best way to coat a cake pop is to dip it into melted white or dark chocolate. If you don’t have either, you can make white chocolate by melting white chips in the microwave.
This can coat up to 14 cake pops. Then let them sit until the coating has dried and your cake pops are ready
Can I Make This Cake Pop In Advance?
Yes, you can make this cake pop in advance. They will be good for up to a week once prepared. You can make these in advance and store them in an airtight container.
Ensure you store them in the refrigerator as they are not as long-lasting at room temperature.
Is Strawberry Cake Pop Freezable?
Yes, this cake pop recipe is freezable because you can make the batter ahead of time, place it in a freezer bag and then place them in the freezer until they are frozen before baking them.
Besides, they keep well for up to 3 months in the freezer when stored in an airtight container.
How To Serve Of Strawberry Cake Pop Recipe?
1. You can serve this cake as a snack or dessert.
2. They are best to munch on at home or when you’re going for a hike in the wild because they are better than just a chocolate bar!
3. You can also have them with ice cream or use them as a cake pop topper for cupcakes or cakes.
4. You can also keep this cake pop in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
Can I use homemade cake instead of a cake mix?
Absolutely! If you prefer to bake a cake from scratch, go ahead and use your favorite strawberry cake recipe.
How long do these cake pops stay fresh?
Cake pops can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week.
Can I use a different type of chocolate for coating?
Yes, you can use milk chocolate, dark chocolate, or even colored candy melts for coating.
There you have it – a detailed guide to crafting irresistibly delicious Strawberry Cake Pops.
These delightful treats are not only a feast for the taste buds but also a joy to create. Whether you’re a baking enthusiast or just looking to impress your guests, this recipe is a wonderful addition to your culinary repertoire.
So go ahead, gather your ingredients, and let the baking adventure begin!