At 10pm on New Years Eve, when we did our "Happy New Year" for all the kids, I headed home with our three and put them to bed, and then got started on these cake pops. Thanks to Bakerella's website, I hope I made a little 4 year old client happy on January 1.
I got up at 6am the next morning just to put the finishing touches on. I think they turned out kind of cute.
They are not difficult to make, but you really have to only work with a couple at a time. Otherwise, the balls of cake warm up, and because the tops are so heavy, off falls the head. I lost a couple like this. I had to really slow down and take things easy.
I didn't find any black food colour either, well, the one without water as an ingredient, so I looked for the darkest chocolate I could find. I think it was a 72%, and even if it was not so sweet on the outside, the inside of sweet chocolate cake and frosting would balance it out nicely.
And, I was really challenged at piping miniature hearts out of pink candy chocolate for the bows at 6am, so the Valentine quins had to do, and worked really well - the perfect shade of Minnie Mouse pink.
Head over to Bakerella's site and see her other wonderful creations.
Welcome to my love of food blog! I am a stay-at-home mom right now (staying home and going crazy should be the correct term) so I started this blog to share with you my love of food. I try to make everything myself, but occasionally, I will find something interesting in the stores or at the market that I will feel compelled to share.
I love to experiment, but most of all I love to make delicious and beautiful food. I hope you will be inspired.