24. 03. 2013

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Snickerdoodle Cake Pops

I’m suffering some pretty major baking guilt right now. This inevitably happens every Sunday night, because…

Snickerdoodle Cake Pops

On Wednesday: “Look! I have 37 pages of furiously scribbled notes detailing intricate baking ideas! I’m so excited for the weekend! Beep boop beep beep!”

On Thursday: “I’m gonna bake like NINETEEN DESSERTS this weekend, try and stop me! It’s gonna be wild! Yay sugar!”

On Friday: “Ehhh, well, I still have Saturday and Sunday, it can’t hurt to watch 7 hours of Ghost Hunters International instead of baking.”

On Saturday: “You mean I have to go to the GROCERY STORE? But it’s Saturday! Pass.”

On Sunday: “OMG OMG OMG I have to make a post today why didn’t I bake this weekend oh looks here’s a cake mix LET’S MAKE SOMETHING WITH IT.”

Snickerdoodle Cake Pops

But hey, look what we got out of it! Some seriously awesome (and adorable!) cake pops! Look, humans, these couldn’t be easier to make. You don’t even have to use candy coating! Just roll them in cinnamon sugar! And if you’re even too lazy for cake pops, leave out the lollipop sticks and make cake balls instead!

Snickerdoodle Cake Pops

Overall, I guess it’s been a pretty productive weekend. I mean, how many robots can say they’ve seen every GHI episode?

Well, one at least. And it’s serving you cake pops.

Snickerdoodle Cake Pops

Snickerdoodle Cake Pops
makes about 3 dozen cake balls, depending on size

yellow cake mix, baked according to box instructions
canned vanilla frosting
3/4 cup granulated sugar
3 tbsp ground cinnamon
lollipop sticks (optional)

1. Once cake has cooled, crumble it into fine pieces in a large bowl. Add 2-3 spoonfuls (I used 2) of frosting, incorporating it into the cake using your fingers. Once the frosting is evenly distributed, use a cookie scooper to make evenly sized portions. Roll and shape the cake into balls.

2. In a small bowl, combine sugar and cinnamon. Coat the cake balls in the cinnamon sugar mixture. Serve as is, or add lollipop sticks to make cake pops!

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6 responses to “Snickerdoodle Cake Pops”

  1. michelle says:

    nice job robot, and i love there’s no candy coating—it’s a little much sometimes (although I do love working with candy melt!)

    • Cybidon says:

      Thanks! Candy melt is sooo pretty but I’m just not in the mood for it sometimes. 🙂 Though I am not nearly so talented as you when it comes to decorating with them!

  2. Trista says:

    You are my hero, robot!!! Love this.

  3. Claire says:

    I’ve got one of those plastic cake pop pan thingys, so I don’t need to do the part with the frosting. But is there any other way I could ad the frosting or will the cake pops be fine without it??

    • Cybidon says:

      Hi Claire! Are you asking if the cinnamon sugar will adhere without the icing? You might be able to roll the cake pops in the cinnamon sugar while the pops are slightly warm and the mixture might stick. Otherwise, if you wanted to be a little outrageously delicious, you could lightly brush the cake pops with melted butter before rolling in the cinnamon sugar. Think cinnamon sugar toast, but with cake pops!

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