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Strawberry Confetti Cake Pops


What Are Cake Pops?


Cake pops are small cake bites in lollipop form. They are made by combining cake crumbs with frosting or chocolate and rolled into a ball form. Then the ball is then dipped in chocolate.

How Do You Make Strawberry Cake Pops?


First, bake and cool your strawberry cake base. Once the cake is cooled, crumble the cake into small crumbs. Add buttercream frosting to the crumbs to create your pop mixture. Roll the mixture into individual balls and then dip and decorate! Check out my TIPS here.

Homemade Strawberry Cake Pops With Sprinkles On Pink Backgroun

These Strawberry Confetti Cake Pops are made with delicious homemade strawberry cake crumbs, and light buttercream frosting! They are then topped off with pretty pink melting chocolate and colorful rainbow jimmies! Talk about perfection. But first thing’s first…

What are Cake Pops?

Cake pops are small cake bites in lollipop form. They are made by combining cake crumbs with frosting or chocolate and rolled into a ball form. Then the ball is then dipped in chocolate.

Cake pops were first created as a way to use up leftover cake scraps. But now, they have taken on a life of their own. were first created as a way to use up leftover cake scraps. But now, they have taken on a life of their own.

Strawberry Cake Pop Cake crumbles in a glass bowl with cake pop sticks, melting chocolate and sprinkles.
Strawberry Confetti Cake Pops being dipped in pink melting chocolate

How Do You Make These Strawberry Confetti Cake Pops?

Cake pops can get their flavor in a variety of ways, but the process of making them usually looks like this:

  1. Make and cool your cake base
  2. Crumble that cake into small crumbs
  3. Add frosting to the crumbs to create your pop base
  4. Roll your individual cake pops
  5. Dip and decorate!

These cake pops are made of a delicious strawberry confetti cake and a nice light buttercream frosting. They are then dipped in pink melting chocolate and covered in rainbow sprinkles!

Cluster of Confetti Cake Pops displayed on a white cake pop stand
Close up of a Strawberry Confetti Cake Pop covered in Sprinkles

My Top Cake Pop Tips:

  1. Let your naked cake pops rest in the fridge before you start dipping.
  2. Dip your stick in the melted chocolate and then into the ball. Then let that rest in the fridge for another 5 minutes.
  3. Use a deep bowl or jar to hold your melting chocolate so you can fully cover the pop.
  4. Make sure you tap off excess chocolate before you start to cover it with sprinkles.
  5. Stick the stick into a styrofoam block or a cake pop holder like this one.
Three cake pops covered in sprinkles displayed on a pink background.

Loving the cake pop vibe? Well, you might like trying these other cake pop recipes as well:

I can’t wait for you to give these a try!

Close up of a Strawberry Confetti Cake Pop with a bite taken out of it.

STRAWBERRY CONFETTI CAKE POPS

These homemade from-scratch strawberry cake pops are confetti-themed with sprinkles! Baked strawberry buttermilk cake is crumbled, rolled into cake balls, and then coated in perfect pink chocolate.
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Ingredients
  

BUTTERMILK CAKE

  • 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup + 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 egg + 1 egg white
  • 1/2 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons cake flour
  • 1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup sprinkles
  • 3/4 teaspoon Strawberry flavor
  • Pink food coloring

FOR THE POPS

  • About 3 tablespoons of frosting
  • 1/2 cup sprinkles, divided
  • Pink melting chocolate
  • Lollipop sticks
  • Styrofoam block

Instructions
 

For the cake:

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Prepare an 8×8" pan with parchment and non-stick spray.
  • In a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, combine butter, sugar and oil on a low speed until just combined. About 1 minute.
  • Add eggs and vanilla on medium/low speed. Mix until combined.
  • Add cake flour and all-purpose flour, salt, and baking powder. Mix on a low speed until just combined.
  • Slowly stream in buttermilk. Mix until combined.
  • Add strawberry flavor and a few drops of pink food coloring and 3 tablespoons of sprinkles. Mix until combined.
  • Pour batter into the prepared pan. Bake for 20-25 minutes.
  • Set pans on a cooling rack to cool.

Assembly:

  • Once the cake is cooled, use your hands or two forks and to crumble the cake into fine crumbs.
  • Add 3 tablespoons of sprinkles and mix it into cake crumbs.
  • Put remaining sprinkles in a small bowl and set aside.
  • Add buttercream and mix with hands or fork until the buttercream is fully incorporated. You want the mixture to be just moist enough to roll into balls.
  • Using a small ice cream scoop, scoop out a small amount of mixture and roll between cupped hands until you reach the desired round shape.
  • Put balls on a plate and cover with plastic wrap. Place in refrigerator for at least 4 hours.
  • Place coating chocolates in a deep bowl so you will be able to submerge the entire ball in the chocolate. Melt chocolates.
  • Dip the lollipop stick into chocolate and then into the middle of the ball. Let sit for 2 minutes.
  • Dip the cake ball into the chocolate until it is completely covered. Hold it sideways over the bowl and rotate it and tap it so the excess chocolate comes off.
  • Use a spoon to cover the ball with extra sprinkles. Make sure the entire ball is covered.
  • Push the lollipop stick into a styrofoam block or cake pop holder to dry.

Notes

*Makes 15- 20 pops

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