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Cake Pop

Cake pops are a trendy and creative dessert, consisting of small-sized, moist cake balls that are attached to a lollipop stick, and subsequently coated with a decorative layer of chocolate or candy melts. Originating in the late 2000s, these bite-sized treats gained worldwide popularity through bakeries, confectioneries, and do-it-yourself (DIY) enthusiasts, making them a widely sought-after dessert for various events such as birthday parties, baby showers, and weddings. Traditionally, cake pops are made by crumbling baked cake, combined with frosting or ganache, and shaped into balls or other desired forms. After being skewered onto the sticks, they are dipped into a coating that hardens as it dries, giving them a shiny and polished appearance. The coating can be enhanced with edible decorations such as sprinkles, metallic dust, and confectionery sugar to create a visually appealing dessert. Cake pops are an ideal choice for those desiring small portion sizes and customization in flavors, colors, and designs.
#17
IN DESSERT
429
CAL / 100G
$0.71
AVG / OZ
Cake Pop
71%
CARBS
25%
FAT
4%
PROTEIN
Cake Pop FAQ
What are cake pops?
What ingredients do I need to make cake pops?
What is the best type of cake to use for cake pops?
How do I make the cake pops stick to the lollipop sticks?
How do I melt the chocolate or candy melts for coating the cake pops?
What are some tips for decorating cake pops?
How do I store leftover cake pops?
What can I do if my cake pop mixture is too dry or too wet?
Expiration & Storage Tips
When does Cake Pop expire?
Cake pops have different expiration timeframes depending on their storage conditions. Unopened, they can last 1-2 days at room temperature, around a week when stored in a covered container in the fridge, and a few months if frozen. The printed date on the package, if any, will give you an accurate estimate of how long they'll keep in their original packaging. Once you've opened or made your cake pops, you can expect them to last for a maximum of 3-5 days in the fridge. Freezing homemade cake pops is also an option: they can typically last for around 1-2 months when stored in the freezer.
How do you tell if Cake Pop is bad?
Inspect your cake pops for any signs of spoilage. Any foul, moldy or fermented smell is a sure indicator that they've gone bad. Likewise, if you notice any fungal growth on the coating or the cake pop itself, it's best to discard them immediately. You should also check the texture of the cake pops — it should be moist and spongy, not hard, crumbly, or excessively dry.
Tips for storing Cake Pop to extend shelf life
• Store your cake pops in an airtight container to keep them fresh for longer. • Keep them in the refrigerator if you're not going to consume them within a day or two. • If you want to freeze your cake pops, wrap them individually in plastic wrap before placing them in a zip-top bag. This prevents freezer burn and retains the flavour. • Defrost frozen cake pops in the fridge, not at room temperature, to prevent condensation from building up and ruining the coating.
EXPIRES WITHIN
2 - 4
WEEKS
Health Info
Macros
7g
CARBS
2g
FAT
0g
PROTEIN
Allowed on these diets
LOW FAT
HIGH CALCIUM
VEGETARIAN
LACTOSE FREE
GLUTEN FREE
Contains these allergens
MILK
WHEAT
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