Basic Cake Ball Pops

Basic Cake Ball Pops

Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray one 13 x 9 in. sheet pan or two 8 in. or 9 in. round pans with vegetable pan spray.

In large bowl, combine cake mix, pudding mix, eggs, water and oil; beat at medium speed with electric mixer 2 minutes. Pour into prepared pan.

Bake 30-35 minutes for round pans; 35-40 minutes for sheet pan, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes; remove from pan to cooling grid and cool completely. Divide cake in half; freeze one half for future use.

In large bowl, use hands to crumble cake until no large chunks remain. Add icing; mix with fingers until well combined. Form mixture into cake balls. Chill in refrigerator at least 2 hours.

Melt Candy Melts according to package directions. Dip sticks into melted Candy Melts and insert into cake balls; let set. Wait until candy is completely firm before dipping the pops completely in melted Candy Melts.

Yields 48 tablespoons.

Makes 48 — 1 tablespoon sized cake ball pops (each about 1-1/4 in. diameter)
Makes 24 — 2 tablespoon sized cake ball pops (each about 1-1/2 in. diameter)
Makes 16 — 3 tablespoon sized cake ball pops (each about 1-3/4 in. diameter)

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