How many cake pops can you get out of a box of cake mix?
Depending on the size, you can get anywhere from 16 to 48 pops with one batch! Here’s how you can make small, medium or large cake balls: Small: 1 tablespoon-sized cake ball (each about 1 1/4 in. diameter) makes about 48.
Does cake need to be cooled to make 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.
What makes cake pops fall apart?
If your cake pops are not round enough, you either used not enough frosting (cake ball won’t stick together) or way too much! Remember to keep the consistency like play dough, so definitely not too dry, or too thin. What a bummer, your cake pops fall apart because it seems that you are not using enough frosting.
How do you use a cake pop maker?
Pour the batter into a piping bag and fill each cake pop cavity in the cake pop maker to just below the top (careful not to overfill). Bake for 4 to 5 minutes (you can use a toothpick to check if it’s ready). When finished, unplug the unit and let it cool before wiping clean.
Can you freeze cake pop mixture?
When you freeze the cake pop dough, you have to wait forever for it thaw since it is so dense! Then there is condensation that is going to make the outside soggy so you better rest it on some paper towel and re-knead it when its thawed.
How do you get the stick to stay on cake pops?
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. I suggest inserting the stick about half way into the cake ball.
Why are my cake pops not smooth?
The most important part of getting a smooth finish to cake pops is the consistency of the coating, and one of the easiest ways to guarantee this is by melting candy melts correctly. It’s suuuuuper easy to overheat candy melts. When they get too hot, they clump (so not good) and don’t fall off the spatula easily.