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Cake Pops

Simple recipe made from leftover cake or cupcakes. Super delicious dessert anyone would enjoy.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Solidify time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 20 cake pops


  • 1 vanilla cake (or 12 cupcakes)  crumbled to small crumbs
  • 7 oz. (200 grams) dark chocolate
  • 1 cup (200 ml) heavy cream

Top coat and garnish:

  • 3.5 oz. (100 grams) dark chocolate
  • ½ cup (100 ml) heavy cream
  • Sprinkles


  • In a mixing bowl, place the cake crumbs.
  • In a different bowl, melt the dark chocolate and heavy cream in the microwave in 30 second rounds until the chocolate is completely smooth and united with the cream. Mix with a spatula.
  • Pour the chocolate ganache on the cake crumbs and mix well.
  • Prepare a plate to place the pops on top of.
  • Create small balls of the batter with your hands and place them on the plate.
  • Set the plate with the pops in the fridge for half an hour to set.
  • Melt the dark chocolate with the heavy cream for the top coat ganache.
  • Dip the pops in the ganache.
  • Throw a dash of sprinkles (or a garnish of your choosing) on top.
  • Set in the fridge to solidify.
  • Have a cake pop and enjoy!