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Easter Cake Pops Recipes

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I have put together a collection of some of the most delicious Easter cake pops recipes that you can make at home. These bite-sized treats are perfect for Easter parties or as a fun activity to do with kids. From classic cake pops to creative Easter egg designs, this collection has something for everyone.

If you’re new to making cake pops, don’t worry! These recipes are easy to follow and require only a few ingredients.

You’ll need a cake mix, frosting, candy melts, and some decorations to make these adorable treats. Most of the recipes can be made in under an hour, so you’ll have plenty of time to enjoy them with family and friends.

Whether you’re looking for a fun Easter activity or a delicious treat to share with loved ones, these Easter cake pops are sure to be a hit.

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Easter Cake Pops Essentials

Choosing the Right Ingredients

You will need a baked and cooled cake, frosting, and candy melt wafers. You can use any cake flavor you like, but yellow cake mix is a popular choice. All-purpose flour, baking powder, salt, vanilla extract, and milk are the ingredients you will need if you decide to make your cake from scratch.

For the frosting, you can use cream cheese icing, vanilla frosting, or any other frosting that complements the cake flavor. If you prefer a tangy flavor, you can add lemon zest or lemon juice to the frosting. When it comes to candy melt wafers, you can choose any color or flavor you like. You can find them in most baking supply stores or online.

Tools and Equipment

Having the right tools and equipment is essential for making Easter cake pops. Here are some of the tools and equipment you will need:

  • Cake pop stand
  • Lollipop sticks
  • Stand mixer or hand mixer
  • Parchment paper
  • Baking sheet
  • Cookie scoop
  • Decorating supplies (sprinkles, decorating sugar, shimmer dust, candy, and ribbon)

Creating and Decorating

I’ll cover the shaping and making of cake pops, as well as some decorative techniques that you can use to make your Easter treats stand out.

Shaping and Making Cake Pops

To start, you’ll need to make your cake pops. This involves crumbling up a cake and mixing it with frosting to create a moist, delicious center. You can use any flavor of cake that you like, from chocolate to vanilla to lemon. Some popular Easter flavors include carrot cake and strawberry cake.

Once you have your cake and frosting mixed together, use a cookie scoop or a teaspoon to form the mixture into small balls. Place the balls on a baking sheet lined with wax paper and refrigerate them for at least 30 minutes.

After the cake balls have chilled, it’s time to shape them into cake pops. Insert a lollipop stick into each ball, making sure to leave enough room at the bottom for a decorative base. You can use a foam block or an egg carton to hold the cake pops upright while you work.

Decorative Techniques

Now that you have your cake pops shaped and ready to go, it’s time to decorate them. There are countless ways to decorate Easter cake pops, from festive sprinkles to mini marshmallows to candy corn. Here are a few techniques to try:

  • Candy Melts: Melt candy coating or melted chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl and dip the cake pops into the mixture. Allow the coating to harden before adding any additional decorations.
  • Sprinkles: Use pastel-colored sprinkles to add a festive touch to your cake pops. You can also use sanding sugar or other decorative sugars to create a textured effect.
  • Bunny Ears: Use bunny ear molds or shape fondant into bunny ears to create adorable bunny cake pops. You can also use candy melts to create bunny ears directly on the cake pops.
  • Easter Eggs: Use food coloring to dye melted white chocolate or candy melts and use a skewer to create intricate designs on your cake pops. You can also use mini Easter egg molds to create Easter egg cake pops.

No matter how you choose to decorate your Easter cake pops, make sure to have fun and get creative with it. These treats are perfect for Easter parties, as centerpieces, or as part of an Easter egg hunt. Happy decorating!

Best Easter Cake Pop Recipe Ideas

1. Easter Bunny Cake Pops

These Easter Cake Pops are chocolate-coated cakes crumbled and mixed with smooth and creamy frosting decorated like an Easter bunny!

2. Carrot Cake Pops for Easter

3. Bunny Tail Cake Pops Tutorial

These absolutely adorable Bunny Tail Cake Pops will definitely make them love Easter even more! Check out this easy to follow tutorial to get started!

4. Easter Cake Pops

These Easter cake pops are simply adorable, super tasty, and easy to whip up in time for this year’s Easter celebrations! A bouquet of cake pops would make an adorable centerpiece and an easy way for guests to grab one to go!

5. How to Make Easter Cake Pops

This made-from-scratch Easter cake pops will blow your tastebuds away! The moist chocolate cake and creamy frosting are perfectly balanced, and the candy coating and sprinkles add a festive touch. It’s a fun way to get your entire family or the kids to create something that’s both delicious and gorgeous. Perfect as an Easter giveaway, prize, or just a simple gift

6. Carrot Cake Pops

Carrot Cake Pops made with carrot cake and classic cream cheese frosting, all covered in delicious white chocolate. A perfect Spring or Easter treat!

7. Easter White Chocolate Covered Oreos

Easter White Chocolate Covered Oreos are classic Oreos are dipped in smooth and creamy white chocolate and adorned with colorful sprinkles.

8. Easter Cake Pops

Easter Cake Pops are an adorable and delicious Easter dessert perfect for any Spring gathering! Cake balls shaped into eggs are made easy with store-bought cake mix and frosting, and a simple sprinkle of sprinkles!

9. How to make Easter egg cake pops

Easter egg cake pops are an adorable delicious Easter dessert perfect for any spring gathering & a great recipe for kids to make on their own!

10. Homemade Cake Pops

Learn to make homemade cake pops from scratch! This recipe uses made from scratch cake with a secret ingredient and homemade cream cheese frosting. Switch up the candy coating with colors that correlate to the occasion. Here I used spring colors to make Easter cake pops!

11. Edible Cookie Dough Pops

Edible Cookie Dough Pops are a no-bake treat the entire family will love. I decorated my cookie pops with white chocolate and colorful sprinkles. But you can use your imagination to decorate them however you wish

12. Bird’s Nest Cake Pops

These chocolatey treats are filled with the most delicious kind of egg — mini eggs!

13. Cake Pops 101

Learn how to make perfect cake pops at home with these step-by-step instructions that include troubleshooting tips.

14. Strawberry Cake Pops

These made from scratch strawberry cake pops are ideal for Valentine’s Day, baby showers, Easter, and more. They are super moist, perfectly sweet, and bursting with strawberry flavor

15. Starbucks Copycat Vanilla Cake Pops

Pink Starbucks copycat vanilla birthday cake pops with white mini pearl sprinkles

16. Easy Vanilla Cake Pops

17. Chocolate Cake Pops (Starbucks Copycat)

18. Strawberry Shortcake Cake Pops

This Strawberry Shortcake Cake Pops Recipe results in the most amazing summery cake pops you have ever eaten. Perfect for a summer dessert!

19. Red Velvet Cake Balls

Make a bite-sized treat for Easter! Red velvet cake balls are rich, soft and coated with white chocolate.

20. Strawberry Cake Pops

These homemade Strawberry Cake Pops are made with a sweet strawberry cake, rich strawberry buttercream, and are made completely from scratch!

21. Easy Easter Cake Pops

These Easter cake pops are the perfect Easter treat! Super easy to make (and even easier to eat!), the kids will love these sweet, poppable treats.

22. Chocolate Cake Pops

If you’ve never made chocolate cake pops before thinking it looked just too fiddly, think again! This tutorial makes the tasks into a breeze. The cake pops are made from chocolate sponge, mixed with chocolate frosting, rolled into balls and coated in candy melts with an optional halo of sprinkles.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are some simple steps to make Easter cake pops?

Making Easter cake pops is a fun and easy activity that the whole family can enjoy. First, bake a cake and let it cool completely. Then, crumble the cake into fine crumbs and mix in frosting until it reaches a dough-like consistency. Next, shape the dough into small balls and insert a lollipop stick into each one. Finally, dip the cake pops into melted chocolate and decorate with your favorite Easter-themed sprinkles or candies.

How can I create a smooth chocolate coating for my cake pops?

To create a smooth chocolate coating for your Easter cake pops, it’s important to melt the chocolate slowly and stir it frequently. You can use a double boiler or a microwave to melt the chocolate. If using a microwave, heat the chocolate in short intervals, stirring in between, until it is completely melted. Once the chocolate is melted, add a small amount of vegetable oil to thin it out and make it easier to work with. Dip the cake pops into the chocolate, tapping off any excess, and let them dry completely before decorating.

What are the best techniques for shaping cake pops?

The best technique for shaping Easter cake pops is to use your hands to roll the dough into small balls. You can also use a cookie scoop to ensure that each ball is the same size. Another technique is to use a cake pop mold to shape the dough into perfect spheres. Whichever method you choose, be sure to insert the lollipop stick into the center of each ball and let the cake pops chill in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes before dipping them in chocolate.

Can I prepare my Easter cake pops ahead of time, and how should I store them?

Yes, you can prepare your Easter cake pops ahead of time. Once the cake pops are dipped in chocolate and decorated, store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to one week. If you prefer to make the cake pops ahead of time and decorate them later, store the undecorated cake balls in an airtight container in the freezer for up to one month. When you’re ready to decorate the cake pops, let them thaw in the refrigerator for a few hours before dipping them in chocolate.

What are creative ways to decorate Easter cake pops?

There are many creative ways to decorate Easter cake pops. Some ideas include using pastel-colored chocolate melts, adding edible glitter or sprinkles, or using candy eyes and a small piece of candy for a nose to create cute bunny faces. You can also use edible markers to draw on designs or add details to your cake pops.

What packaging options work well for selling homemade cake pops?

When selling homemade Easter cake pops, it’s important to package them in a way that protects them during transportation and showcases their beauty. Some popular packaging options include clear plastic bags tied with a ribbon, clear plastic boxes, or small paper cups inserted into a larger jar or vase. Be sure to include a label with the name of the flavor and any allergen information.

Easter Cake Pops Recipes

Easter Cake Pops Recipes

Recipe by Adore Foods
5.0 from 3 votes

These bite-sized cake pop treats are perfect for Easter parties or as a fun activity to do with kids. From classic cake pops to creative Easter egg designs, this collection has something for everyone.

Course: Dessert Recipes