The Best Homemade Cake Pops

Are you bored with cakes and cupcakes?  Do you just want a bite-sized snack to share and enjoy?  You should try making cake pops. They are much easier to make than you would think!

Best Homemade Cake Pops

The key is to bake the cake (regular cake mix is perfect), then crumble the cake up after it is cool. Mix in some icing until you get a sticky mixture. Next, form the mixture into balls, stick in a lollipop stick, dip in melted chocolate or another candy coating, and add your favorite toppings. Be sure you have some lollipop sticks (affiliate link) handy before you start baking.

The Best Homemade Cake Pops

There are so many ways to make homemade cake pops – it’s all up to your imagination.

Here are 11 ways to make and decorate your own cake pops.

Frozen Themed Cake Pops

These adorable cake pops are easy to customize to go with your Frozen (or winter) themed party.  If you want to make them any other time, just mix up what sprinkles you use!

Lemon Poppy Seed Cake Pops – Project Nursery

Made with a homemade lemon poppy seed cake and a homemade lemon cream cheese, these lemon poppy seed cake pops have the tart and twang of lemons, and are coated with candy melts.lemons, and are coated with candy melts.

S’mores Cake Pops Tutorial – Moms & Munchkins

Graham crackers, marshmallows, and chocolate make up these s’mores cake pops. They’re dipped in graham cracker crumble, and have a a pinch of chocolate on the top.

Patriotic Cake Pops – Honest Cooking

A bright and festive edition to a patriotic party, these cake pops make a great platter for a red, white and blue event. Since they’re coated with colored chocolate melts, you could even make them using your favorite cake mixture.

Mint Chocolate Chip Cake Pops – Sprinkles For Breakfast

Made with homemade chocolate cake, these cake pops are adorned with a classy mint color, and mini chocolate chips.

Strawberry Shortcakes Cake Pops – Life Love Liz

With summer around the corner, these light cake pops are made with pound cake, and strawberries. (They’re also a great way for using up strawberries about to go bad.)

Easy Brownie Cake Pops – Barbara Bakes

Created with Dove Chocolate, these brownie cake pops are coated with a smooth chocolate; fantastic for satisfying a sweet tooth on a stressful day.

Red Velvet Cake Pops – Good Morning Cali

Smooth red velvet cake is covered in cream cheese frosting and a white chocolate shell for these cake pops. She also has a bunch of great general cake pop tips, if you’re struggling with common cake pop problems, such as the cake pops falling apart.

Watermelon Cake Pops – Heart Tree Home

With strawberry cake, these watermelon cake pops are brightly colored, and they have mini chocolate chips mixed in, acting like watermelon seeds!

Snickerdoodle Cake Pops – The Baking Robot

This recipe makes about three dozen snickerdoodle cake pops, and have a sprinkled cinnamon sugar outer layer; and are a great “lazy girl” cake pop.


About Jenn L

Jenn lives in Fort Worth, Texas with her husband and 5 children. The family likes to eat healthy and try new recipes. Jenn homeschools all of the kids. She is heavily involved with local bloggers and is slightly addicted to social media.

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