This is very interesting-and that you can use gluten free cake(or perhaps the crumbs from an attempt at gluten free vegan cake that didn’t quite make it-would be nice to have some projects to use as “recoveries” for when that happens;-) I’ve been seeing cake-pop-makers advertised so widely this year I did not realize they were something you could make by hand. This looks so much more creative and fun to do.
I’ve had cake pops on my ‘to do list’ for a while and finally got the opportunity when visiting a friend down in New Plymouth the other week. She has two daughters who were keen to help make them and even more importantly eat them. It’s a fun activity to do with kids, fairly easy but a bit fiddly. For those younger than 8 years you will need to assist with the moulding of the cake balls and inserting the sticks into the cake pops gently so not to break the already moulded cake. The dipping and decorating is the easy bit and I would suggest letting them have ‘free reign’ on how they want them to look and not worry too much about the perfect looking pop for your blog!
The girls did an amazing job, we made a few Christmas pudding style pops and then the creativity started…
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