How do you make homemade cake pops?
The most common way to display cake pops is to use styrofoam blocks / cake dummies. But to make it look neat, you can cover those with pretty paper and ribbons to match it your personal theme and style. Just use a round styrofoam block for example and wrap pretty paper around and secure it with tiny needles.
What can I use instead of candy melts for cake pops?
How do you transport cake pops?
If you don’t have a cake pop holder to present your cake pops . Consider using the styrofoam block to carry your pops around. You can wrap the block in gift wrapping paper first. OR use mini cupcake liners and put each pop on a liner in a tray.
How do you dry cake pops upside down?
After you form the balls let them set in the fridge. This way the candy meld will harden faster when dipped and there will be less mess. When you dip the cake pops in the orange and white candy melt hold them over the cup for a bit and then hang them upside down to dry .
How do you make icing sparkle?
The best way to achieve a successful effect is to start with fondant, gum paste or buttercream of a similar hue to the applied spray, such as gray for a silver accent. Then spray the metallic glitter spray about a foot from the surface taking care to cover it evenly and completely.
Can you make luster dust?
All you need is a little powdered sugar (10 x’s Confectioners Sugar) and a few drops of food gel color. There isn’t an exact recipe because you can make it any shade or amount you want. I started with a few spoonfuls of powdered sugar and added some red food gel color and mixed it in the coffee grinder.
How do you make glitter drink?
Instructions: Mix the vodka and simple syrup until well combined. Stir in the petal luster dust. Swirl the liqueur just before use, as the luster dust will settle to the bottom after a while. Chill until needed. FIND ALL THE FLAVORED SHIMMERY LIQUEUR RECIPES HERE.
Can I use chocolate chips instead of candy melts?
Hi Jessie- I usually use the candy melts , but you can use chocolate chips . You do need to add some shortening to it (I’d use Crisco), otherwise it’ll get lumpy. The candy melts already have oil added to them, chocolate chips don’t have any oil added.
Why are my cake pops falling apart?
Hardened candy coating acts as glue so it can be very helpful in preventing your cake pops from falling off the sticks. Before inserting your sticks into your chilled cake balls , dip the end of each stick into candy coating. Then, set them back in the fridge to chill for dipping.
What is the best chocolate to melt for cake pops?
Once you’re ready to dip the cake balls in coating you need to melt the chocolate . You can use Wilton Candy Melts or a bag of chocolate chips.
Can you put luster dust in chocolate?
Mix the alcohol and luster dust together. You ‘ll want it to have a smooth, blended consistency. If you ‘re getting lumps, add a drop of alcohol and keep mixing. Once applied, the “ luster paint” will dry in just a few minutes.