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Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cake Pops Recipe

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings: 20 people
Calories: 201kcal
When you need a simple and sweet treat, try this recipe for Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cake Pop. These cake pops taste just as good as the ones you can get from Starbucks, but you’ll make them from scratch!
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Ingredients

  • 15.25 ounces strawberry cake mix 432 grams (1 box), such as Pillsbury
  • 1 cup water 227 grams
  • ½ cup vegetable oil 100 grams
  • 3 large eggs 150 grams
  • 2 tablespoons white frosting 33 grams
  • 12 ounces milk chocolate chips 340 grams
  • Sprinkles optional, for garnish

Instructions

  • Prepare the cake mix with the water, oil, and eggs. Bake in a 9x13-inch baking pan according to the package instructions.
    15.25 ounces strawberry cake mix, 1 cup water, ½ cup vegetable oil, 3 large eggs
  • Allow cake to cool completely. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  • Crumble the entire cake in a large bowl with a fork.
  • Add the frosting and work it into the cake crumbs with your hands until it forms a ball. Add more frosting, 1 tablespoon at a time, as needed to get the right consistency.
    2 tablespoons white frosting
  • Roll the dough into 1-inch balls and place them onto the prepared baking sheet.
  • Melt a small amount of chocolate chips. Dip skewers into melted chocolate and then push them into the cake pops.
    12 ounces milk chocolate chips
  • Refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • Melt remaining chocolate chips. Dip each cake pop in melted chocolate, allowing excess to drip off.
  • Add sprinkles quickly before chocolate hardens.
    Sprinkles
  • Chill until ready for serving.

Notes

  • Make sure you’re adding your sprinkles to your chocolate as quickly as possible. Once the chocolate hardens, the sprinkles won’t stick to it!
  • You can use other toppings on your cake pops, including sugar sprinkles or chopped nuts, depending on what you like.
  • Use your hands when mixing the frosting in with the cake to ensure that you’re covering all the cake pieces.
Storage: Store cake pops in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 days, in the refrigerator for up to 4 days, or in the freezer for up to 3 months.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cake pop | Calories: 201kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 161mg | Potassium: 10mg | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 36IU | Calcium: 44mg | Iron: 1mg