Rainbow Cake Pops...and Happy St. Patrick's Day! | Crafting in the Rain
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Thursday, March 17, 2011

Rainbow Cake Pops...and Happy St. Patrick's Day!


When my oldest daughter turned 6, I made Hello Kitty cake pops for her to take to school, and to give out at the end of her birthday party.  In fact, I loved them so much when I saw them on Bakerella's site I knew she had to have a Hello Kitty themed party, just so I could make them.  Then when she turned 7, I used the same concept and made brownie pops.  Yum!  With all the rainbow goodies, decorations and clothing popping up on other blogs in preparation for St. Patty's parties, this idea made its way into my head--a cake pop version of these cupcakes.
I mixed up a white cake mix and divided it into 6 bowls and colored them.  Then I poured each color into a mini loaf and baked them for about 20 minutes.   My 2 and 5 year olds helped.  The younger one has green all over one hand to prove it.
After they were baked and cooled, I crumbled them into bowls and mixed in about 2 or 3 tablespoons of frosting, enough so the crumbs were sticking together.

Next I just took little bits of each color and, for lack of a better word, smooshed them together to make balls.  My 7-year-old helped with this part.  We put them all on a cookie sheet then dipped the end of each lollipop stick into a little melted white chocolate before poking it into the cake.  I let them sit in the fridge for about 40 minutes before dipping them completely.
I was planning on just leaving them white, like little bits of cloud with a surprise inside.  But I realized I needed the sprinkles to cover up all the little imperfections.  Better, yes?


Here's the inside


So, hope you all have a fantastically lucky day today!  







23 comments:

  1. SO stinkin' cute Steph! You're so talented. By the way, this is Marcy, not Aaron---too lazy to log out and log back on as me :O)

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  2. So cute Steph! And wow-check out that hair style, love! (I'm assuming you did yours to match? ;)

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  3. I am in awe of you every time! Everything looks adorable - and perfect! Love the hair, the shirts are the cutest, and I'm definitely stealing your lollipop idea.

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  4. Amazing cake pops! Colours are lovely and bright! Love the girls' hair too!

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  5. I love the hair!! I'm def. trying this with my little girl today! Thanks for sharing!!
    ~Terry
    http://mossandclover.blogspot.com

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  6. Love the hair, and those little cake pops look so yummy!

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  7. LOVE this idea! I've tinted pops before to be used at Baby Showers to reveal the gender...they were a big hit! It's fun to have a suprise inside!
    Thanks for stopping by my page ;) I'm following you now too!
    www.sweetcheekstastytreats.com

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  8. These cakes pops are fabulous!! Too fun. We love making cake pops I need to try these rainbow ones. Love love them. Thank you for linking them up!! Happy weekend to you Steph.

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  9. lovin all the cake pops, we dont have them over here, so will have to try them :) x

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  10. First, looove this super sweet idea. I haven't experimented with colored cake pops, but I'd like to rewind now and give it a go! Second, thanks for being my 900th....;o) It gave me a feeling of completeness. Funny how those things round out my day. :O) Now following along on yoru journey as well! -Christy

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  11. Adorable!! Ive never made cake pops, but I might try them for the next party.

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  12. These cake pops look so yummy!! I can't wait to make them. Thank you for sharing....I showcased it on my blog with a link back to you. johanna xo

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  13. Oh my gosh! That's awesome! I never would have thought to make them rainbow. Great idea!!!

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  14. Perfect! I made the cupcakes but these are way better! I love this! I'd love if you linked this up to my very fist link party! http://runwithglitter.blogspot.com/2011/03/glitters-first-linky-party_22.html

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  15. The rainbow cake pops are so cute!! Looks like you pulled them straight from a Rainbow Brite party. My daughter would love those.

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  16. LOVE the cake pops! These are the first that I have seen like this!

    And I love the hair. Very creative!

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  17. I Love these!!! The Rainbow Colors are GREAT!!!!
    So you didn't need that much frosting? Last night was the first time I tried to do Cake Pops and the balls kept falling off. I think I needed less frosting and NEED to put the melted candy on the stick, put in the fridge and then put into melted chocolate. Bakearella never said to put in the fridge after putting a little chocolate on the stick. I tried this with the last 20 and it worked better. Oh I also needed to thin out the chocolate with some Crisco because it was way too thick. So a few tablespoons of Frosting is all I need? I So LOVE Your Rainbow Cake Pops!!! They are so very Beautiful!!!

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  18. Awww man, I can't decide which of the cake pops or the hairdos are cuter. Both equally super cute! :)

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  19. Love these!! I've never tried to make rainbow cake pops, must do :) Good work!

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  20. Just a random stranger here but I stumbled upon your blog by googling rainbow cakepops! LOVE THEM! & where did you get that multi cake pan?
    Lori T ~ A FELLOW CAKE POP ENTHUSIAST! LOL

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  21. Right then, I gonna be making some of these. My kiddies will love them.

    Thank you for your lovely comment on my blog.

    Christine x

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  22. Where did you get that pan? Im in love with it.

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