What can you use instead of Styrofoam for cake pops?
Can’t find any styrofoam? Use a colander! Only some of the holes on mine fit the lollipop sticks, but it was a great solution for letting the cake pops dry.
What can I use instead of Popsicle sticks for cake pops?
If you don’t have lollipop sticks, or simply don’t want to use sticks, there are many options. You can use candy sticks, like cinnamon or peppermint sticks. You can insert a spoon instead. You can also simply serve the cake pops as cake balls.
Why do my cake pops keep falling off the stick?
The best way to prevent the cake balls from falling off the stick is by making sure you added enough frosting to the cake balls and thinning out the candy coating. If the chocolate coating is too thick it will be heavy and way down on the cake balls.
What size cookie scoop is best for cake pops?
We like to use a 2-inch cookie scoop which holds a little less than 1/4 cup for basic cake pops.
Can you leave cake pops in the fridge overnight before dipping?
Place the pre-made cake pop shapes in an airtight container and place them in the fridge for up to a week or in the freezer for up to a month. When you are ready to finish the cake pops, adding the lollipop stick and dipping them in the melted chocolate, simply take them out of the container and start dipping!
Will cake pops crack in the fridge?
Dipping Pops Do allow refrigerated cake balls to warm up and candy coating to cool down before dipping. The closer to room temperature both are, the better. Don’t dip cold cake pops into too-warm candy coating or you’ll get cracks.
How long do homemade cake pops last?
Cover and keep at room temperature. You can store the undipped cake balls in the refrigerator for up to 2 days or freeze them for up to 6 weeks.
Can I use toothpicks for cake pops?
Toothpicks – I used nice ones I bought at a $1.50 store. I suggest you use something a bit sturdier than normal toothpicks so they hold up the cake pops better, and they look nicer for serving your cake pops. or if you are going to set these cake pops on their head, these cute frilly toothpicks could be fun too.
Can paper straws be used for cake pops?
Using paper straws instead of plain white lollipop sticks is an easy way to make a dazzling cake pop presentation.
Do you have to refrigerate cake pops before dipping?
Do allow refrigerated cake balls to warm up and candy coating to cool down before dipping. The closer to room temperature both are, the better. Don’t dip cold cake pops into too-warm candy coating or you’ll get cracks.
What utensils do you need for cake pops?
Step 1: Materials
- Baking Pan.
- Silpat or Parchment.
- Cake Pop Sticks.
- Cake Scoop.
- Chocolate Melter (opt)
- Cake Pop Baker (opt)
- Cake Pop Stand or Styrofoam.