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Christmas Cake Pops

These Christmas Cake Pops are going to create a buzz this holiday season. Whether you are looking for a dessert centerpiece for your holiday table or looking for a fun food gift to hand out to friends and family, these are it!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cupcake, christmas, holiday, cake pop
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Refrigeration time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 109kcal
Author Michelle

Ingredients

  • Cake mix prepared and baked in 2 8-inch round pans
  • ¾ cup store-bought frosting vanilla
  • 2 sticks butter softened
  • 4 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 4-5 tbsp milk
  • 1 tsp moss green gel food coloring
  • Sprinkles
  • 1-2 oz. yellow fondant
  • 20-24 lollipop/cake pop sticks

Instructions

  • Line a baking sheet with wax paper and set aside.
  • Ensure that your cake has cooled before beginning the cake pop process. In a large bowl, break your cake up into little bits. You may even use a food processor to do this.
  • Add frosting into your crumbled cake and mix thoroughly. You’ll want the consistency of semi-wet sand, but don’t make it too wet or else it will not set.
  • Start rolling your frosted cake into 2-3 inch balls then shaping them into cones, so that they start to take the form of a Christmas tree. Insert a lollipop stick from the top and place gently on your lined baking sheet.
  • Chill the cake pops in the refrigerator for 2 hours.
  • Place wax paper on a clean working surface. Separate your yellow fondant into 20-24 spheres, about ½ an inch in size. Shape each one into a star. Lay gently on wax paper.
  • Using an electric mixer, beat together butter, confectioners’ sugar and milk until smooth. Add food coloring and mix until completely tinted. Place in the piping bag.
  • Remove cake pops from the refrigerator and frost each one. Top with sprinkles and place fondant star at the peak of each tree. Enjoy and happy holidays!

Notes

7 SmartPoints per serving on the WW FreeStyle Plan

Nutrition

Calories: 109kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 15mg | Potassium: 5mg | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 5IU | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 0mg