How do you package cake pops?
Take two sheets of a plain color tissue paper, crumple them up individually, and lightly pack them into the bottom of the box . This will provide some extra cushion for the cake pops . Arrange your cake pops in a single layer.
How do you harden cake pops?
Measure cake mixture and roll into 1” sized balls . Place on a wax paper lined baking sheet. You may need to place the cake balls back in the fridge for 20-30 minutes, allowing them to firm up.
What can I use instead of candy melts for cake pops?
Do you let cake cool before making cake pops?
The cake balls need to be extremely cold before dipping. Make sure you have enough room in your refrigerator or freezer for them. I always chill them on a large lined baking sheet.
How do you keep cake pops fresh?
The best way to keep your cake pops fresh is by vacuum sealing them before placing them in the freezer. This will help them retain their moist texture without becoming soggy. But if you don’t have a vacuum sealer like this at home, no worries. You can wrap each cake pop in plastic wrap, then again in aluminum foil.
What size should a cake pop be?
Getting Cake Pops Onto The Stick – And Keeping Them There You can get your sticks in different sizes , with 4 inch, 6 inch and 8 inch being the most common. I tend to use the 6″ or 8″ sizes .
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.
Why do cake pops crack?
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.
Why do my cake pops leak oil?
Cake pops also leak oil if the cake itself is particularly wet. This can be a result of adding too much frosting, or by using a really dense cake recipes that call for a lot of eggs or oil (chocolate cake seems to give me the worst leaking problems).
How much do cake pops cost 2020?
Basic Cake Pops ; one cake flavor, dipped in one color only, no design- $30 per dozen – 2 dozen min. Cake Pops with multiple colors (2), stripes or sprinkled; one cake flavor, two colors-start at $33 per dozen- +$3 per additional color, per dozen- 2 dozen min.
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.
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.
How many cake pops are in a bag of candy melts?
INSERT STICKS Place your candy melts in a glass or ceramic bowl. I typically use 1/2 to 3/4 of a 12oz bag per 3 cups of cake .
How do you dry cake pops without Styrofoam?
Here’s a tip for drying cake pops . Just simply use an empty up-turned egg box to stand them in.