Mint Cake Pops

Mint Cake Pops

Mint Cake Pops

 

 

 

 

 

I love making Cake Pops. Especially when I get to decorate them with my little girl! These Mint Cake Pops are perfect for St. Patrick’s Day and are sure to be a family pleaser!

Ingredients:

2 C Sugar

1 3/4th C All-Purpose Flour

3/4 C Cocoa

1 1/2 t Baking Soda

1 1/2 Baking Powder

2 Eggs

1 t Salt

1 C Milk

1/2 C Vegetable Oil

2 t Mint Extract

1 C Boiling Water

1 bag of cake pop sticks (you can get them from Michaels or Walmart)

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Directions:

Heat your oven to 350 degrees and grease a deep cookie sheet

Stir together sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in large bowl. Add your eggs, milk, oil, and mint. Beat with a mixer for 2 minutes. Stir in boiling water then pour onto the cookie sheet.

Bake for 30 minutes.

Let cake cool in baking sheet. Once cake is cooled cut into big squares and crumble cake into a big mixing bowl. Set aside.

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Frosting Ingredients:

1/2 C Butter
2/3 C Cocoa
3 C powdered sugar
1/3 C milk
1 t vanilla extract

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Directions for frosting:
Melt butter in mixing bowl. Stir in cocoa and then alternately add powdered sugar and milk, beating to spreading consistency.

Add small amount additional milk, if needed. Stir in vanilla. About 2 cups frosting.

Directions for cake pops:

Once frosting is made, take a spoon full and add into the crumbled cake. Using a spoon to combine. Add more frosting until you can form a small round ball.

Melt Chocolate in a double broiler or you can use a microwave. Once chocolate is melted dip a cake pop stick into the chocolate and then push it into the rounded cake. Once that chocolate has hardened, dip it into the chocolate until fully coated.

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Have you ever made Cake Pop’s before? What are your favorite Cake Pop Flavors?

Comments

  1. Amy Orvin says:

    I have never made cake pops before, but it sure looks fun. I would love to make some chocolate ones.
    The mint ones are so pretty , though.

  2. I will have to make these for St. Patty’s Day! My kids love cake pops and this would be great for our St. Pat’s party!

  3. Karen Glatt says:

    I love Mint and Chocolate together and these are gorgeous Mint Cake Pops to make for St. Patrick’s Day. I want to try and make these.

  4. Thank you for the recipe. I have been looking at this recipe all day. Back and forth making sure That I have all the ingredients to make this. Love it.

  5. Heather Hayes Panjon says:

    I’ve Always Wanted To Try Making Cake Pops, I Must Try This Recipe It Looks Delicious!

  6. Yum, these cake pops look delicious, what a great St. Patrick’s Day treat. Thank you for sharing this recipe.

  7. Debbie Welchert says:

    These sound and look pretty good. My grandchildren would love these if I left the mint out. Maybe I will make some with the mint and some without.

  8. PuffyButters says:

    Those look very professional and delicious. Thanks for sharing!

  9. Well I bet that will help. Stick the stick in the chocolate first then the cake ball. That might make my next batch much betterr. Thanks!

  10. DEBRA GIFFORD says:

    I’ve made chocolate ones. I’d love to try these mint cake pops. My son-in-law is a St. Paddy’s B-day boy and will have to plan on making these next year. Thanks you for sharing!

  11. Linda Bradshaw says:

    I have never had cake pops before and have never made them before. I plan on making them with my nieces.

  12. Made them before once upon a nasty cake box mix – turned out okay, but never liked the taste of box cake! So love this recipe from scratch! Thanks so much.

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