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How to make owl cake pops

How to make owl cake pops

Here’s a handy guide to creating your own super-cute owl cake pops. Serve them up at your next gathering, or anytime you want to wow your guests with some beautiful bite-sized treats.

How to make owl cake pops
 
recipe type: desserts
what you’ll need
  • 1 baked, unfrosted chocolate sheet cake (bake cake from a mix or ask grocery store bakery to give you a plain one)
  • 1 can dark chocolate frosting
  • cake pop sticks
  • 16 oz Candiquick chocolate candy coating
  • Licorice Allsorts (for eyes)
  • pumpkin seeds (for feathers)
  • candy corn tips (for beaks)
  • twigs (optional)
let’s do it
  1. Crumble baked sheet cake into large mixing bowl and add chocolate frosting to cake, knead until frosting and cake form dough-like consistency.
  2. Form dough into 1″ balls and place on wax paper lined tray, freeze 30 minutes to an hour.
  3. Melt candy coating per package directions and insert candy stick into each cake ball.
  4. Dip cake ball into candy coating until completely covered and place on tray with the sticks facing sideways, allow coating to cool and harden.
  5. Use candy coating to apply candy eyes, beaks and seed feathers. Allow candy coating to cool and harden completely
  6. Remove candy stick and replace with twigs for a beautiful presentation.
Cheryl Says
To really make my Owl Cake Pops fly off the tray, I like to surround them with fall accents like decorative branches.

How to make owl cake pops

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