TIP OF THE DAY: Make Cake Pops & Cake Balls

Baby Cakes cake pop maker. Photo courtesy Baby Cakes.   If you’ve never made cake pops but would like to if it were easy, the Babycakes Pop Maker is a fool-proof, inexpensive appliance that make round balls of cake. The original cake pops recipe involves baking a cake, crumbling it into a large pan, adding…
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RECIPE: Oreo Peppermint Truffles

No baking required! Photo courtesy BellaBaker.com.   For someone whose favorite ice cream flavor is Mint Cookie, these peppermint Oreo truffles were calling our name. This no-bake recipe produces a ball similar to a cake pop. No sticks are needed, but you can add them if you like (if you want to make pops, make…
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GIFT OF THE DAY: Christmas Cake Pops

How terrific are these Christmas tree cake pops? All photos courtesy Veronica’s.   Last week we reviewed a book on making your own cake pops. But we could never create spectacular cake pop designs like these. Fortunately, we don’t need to, because we can buy them from Veronica’s. Anyone will be delighted to receive Veronica’s…
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GIFTS: Cake Pops Book & Cake Pops To Buy

We are, unabashedly, crazy for cake pops. Ever since we first discovered them in 2007 and made them a Top Pick Of The Week, cake pops have been our favorite party cake. That they’re delightful food-on-a-stick is one reason. That they’re very festive is another. They can be glamorous or adorable, depending on the occasion.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Cupcake Tower, Cake Pop Stands & Other Presentation Pieces

The Cupcake Tower holds cupcakes; this reversible Cake Pops tower holds both. Photo courtesy The Cupcake Tower.   You don’t have to spend a lot of money to create a wow factor for parties. Keep an eye out and you can find a few great presentation pieces that aren’t too expensive, or are on sale.…
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