What can I use for a cake pop stand?
Try making a cake pop stand from styrofoam or floral foam, for instance, or use items you can find around your home, like a colander or a jar filled with candy or dried beans!
How do you arrange cake pops?
Vases. Arrange your cake pops in a vase like you would with a bouquet of flowers. This is an easy way to make an impressive display without all of the work! Just be sure to choose a vase that will coordinate with the length of the sticks.
How much in advance can I make cake pops?
Make Ahead Instructions: I always make the cake 1 day ahead of time. 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. Allow to thaw in the refrigerator then continue with step 9.
How do you store finished cake pops?
Store undipped cake pops in the refrigerator for up to three days, or freeze them for up to six weeks in a freezer bag. Store finished cake pops up to five days in an airtight container in a cool, dry place that is not subject to extreme temperatures.
How do you decorate wedding cake pops?
Dip each side of the cake pop into the chocolate to form the tux coat. Decorate with piped chocolate or mini-chocolate chips for the bow tie and buttons. When the cake pops are completely set and dry, place them in small plastic candy bags and tie with ribbon or beads.
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.
How do you dip cake balls?
Dip each cake ball by holding them upside down by the toothpick and submerging the ball into the candy coating. Gently lift out and shake off excess while still upside down. Turn right side up and stick the toothpick into the styrofoam block. Let dry completely.
Why are my cake pops cracking?
The most common reason why cake pops crack is because the temperature of the cake ball and the frosting you applied to it was too great. More often than not, the coating will have been too hot and the cake ball will have been too cold, although vice versa can happen.
How big is a cake pop?
approximately 1 Tablespoon