Valentine's Day Cake Ball Pops

Valentine's Day Cake Ball Pops

What You'll Need:

Basic Cake Ball Pop Recipe
Light Cocoa Melting Candy
Red Melting Candy
Bright Pink Melting Candy
Bright White Melting Candy
Ruby Pearlized Sugar
White Pearl Dust™
Pearl Color Mist Spray
Ruby Red Pearl Dust™
Orchid Pink Pearl Dust™
Piping Gel
Silver Pearlized Sugar
White Sparkling Sugar
Pink Sugar Pearls
13" x 9" x 2" Baking Pan
Cooling Grid
Short Dipping Containers
8" Lollipop Sticks
Decorating Stand
Brush Set
Small Heart Cut-Outs™ Fondant Cutters

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Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Approximate Time: 2 Hours

How to Make Valentine's Day Cake Ball Pops


There's nothing like a sweet treat on Valentine's Day, and we have a few easy ways to create heartfelt cake pops to give as treats to your sweethearts. Candy melts and Wilton sprinkles make them even more tempting!
 
  • 1 Make cake pops

    Prepare medium cake pop balls and insert sticks following the recipe directions.

  • 2 Dip cake pops

    Melt the melting chocolate separately according to the package directions. Add bright white melted candy to bright pink melted candy for medium pink. Dip cake pops into melted candy. Chill until firm, about 10 to 15 minutes, unless otherwise noted in decorating step.

  • 3 Decorate sugar-covered cake pops

    Immediately after dipping cake pops into melted candy, cover with ruby pearlized sugar. Chill until firm, about 10 to 15 minutes.

  • 4 Decorate candy-accented cake pops

    Use melted candy in cut parchment bags to drizzle or pipe designs, like swirls or diagonal lines, on the cake pop. Chill until firm, about 10 to 15 minutes. Use brush to brush white Pearl Dust or spray with pearl Color Mist food color spray for added accents.

  • 5 Decorate half sprinkle-covered cake pops

    Use brush to brush white, orchid pink or red Pearl Dust on cake pops. Use brush to brush piping gel on top or bottom of the cake pop. Sprinkle with silver or ruby pearlized sugar or white sparkling sugar.

  • 6 Decorate two-toned cake pops

    Use melted candy in short dipping containers to dip cake pops diagonally. Chill until firm, about 5 to 10 minutes. Use brush to brush while Pearl Dust on cake pop. Use melted candy in cut parchment bag to pipe a line where candy colors meet. Immediately sprinkle with ruby pearlized sugar or attach pink Sugar Pearls.

  • 7 Decorate heart-covered cake pops

    Use melted candy in cut parchment bag to pipe hearts on cake pop. Chill until firm, about 5 to 10 minutes. Use brush to brush white Pearl Dust on cake pop.

  • 8 Decorate heart-centered cake pops

    Use brush to brush white Pearl Dust on cake pop. Use smallest heart Cut-Out to imprint design on center of cake pop. Use piping gel in cut parchment bag to outline and fill in heart. Immediately sprinkle with ruby pearlized sugar.