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Bake along: Rose cake pop video tutorial!

May 2017 Rose Cake Pops Bakeitbox

Contents:

Items you'll need

Step 1: Make your cake ball mixture

Step 2: Form cake ball logs

Step 3: Cut logs in half

Step 4: Melt & colour your dipping chocolate

Step 5: Insert the lollipop sticks

Step 6: Dipping the cake pops

Step 7: Pipe on the swirl

 

Items you'll need:

    • Your cake ball mixture
    • Chocolate for coating your cake balls
    • Chocolate food colouring of your choice, read here to learn more (optional)
    • Shortening/ paramount crystals, read here to learn more
    • Lollipop sticks
    • Glad-wrap
    • 1 tbsp measuring spoon
    • A knife
    • A spoon
    • Baking paper/ parchment paper
    • Piping cone made of baking paper/parchment paper, click here
    • Cake pop stand, click here to learn how to make your own.

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Step 1: Make your cake ball mixture

Follow our step-by-step instructions included in your bakeitbox kit to make your white chocolate & raspberry cake ball mixture. Everyone else, make up any cake ball mixture of your choosing!

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Step 2: Form cake ball logs 

Once you've made your mixture, it's time to form them into log shapes. Watch how we do it below!

TIP: Make sure to include a raspberry or two in each scoop & push any large raspberry pieces towards the inner center.

We added 1tbsp of mixture per ball here. Once you've used up all the mixture, place the logs in the freezer to firm up for ~15min.

FYI: The standard way to make cake balls is to roll the mixture within your hands, but because we are using real raspberries here, it would get too messy & the raspberry juices would drip out everywhere. So we recommend using glad-wrap!

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Step 3: Cut logs in half 

Next, remove the glad-wrap & cut each log in half. Then place them flat side down on a piece of baking paper/ parchment paper. 

TIP: Re-mould the cake balls if needed. 

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Step 4: Melt & colour your dipping chocolate

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Step 5: Insert the lollipop sticks

Dip the tip of the lollipop stick into the melted choc & insert it half way into the round end of the cake pop. Then let them sit for ~5 mins to allow the chocolate to harde& cake pops to warm up. 

TIP: If there are any large pieces of raspberries poking out at the top, after you insert the lollipop stick in, use your finger to smooth on additional chocolate around area to further secure the stick on.

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Step 6: Dipping the cake pops

Then dip each cake pop into the melted chocolate & to remove excess chocolate: Lift up, hold it sideways & slowly rotate the cake pop. With your free hand, gently tap the wrist of your other hand. Alternatively, use a spoon to coat them instead.

Click here to learn how to make your own DIY cake pop stand using a cardboard box. 

TIP: Tilt cake pop & container in one direction & then the opposite direction. Avoid stirring or swirling your cake pop, otherwise it may fall off the stick.

TIP: Add shortening / paramount crystals if you find your melted chocolate is thickening up or find it difficult to work with. Click here to learn more about thinning chocolate. 

PS. Similar to roses that come in all different sizes & shapes, you will end up with your own unique bouquet of edible roses - all #perfectly #imperfect & made by you. Emily x 

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Step 7: Pipe on the swirl

Make your own DIY piping cone using baking paper/ parchment paper, click here for our video tutorial.

Fill up your piping bag with the melted chocolate & pipe a swirl pattern on the top of each of your cake pops. If you have shaky hands, best to keep the cake pops in the stand & use both hands to pipe vs. doing it one handed.

TIP: The best advice we can give to you is here to take your time & to go very slowly. 

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That's it everyone. Yay to making your own batch of rose cake pops! Hope you had fun & please do share your creations with us. We get such a thrill seeing everyones creation.

xxx

 

 



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