Last week when I decided to make Easter Cake Pops I hit up the internet and found tons of cute ideas - my favorite being these little "sheep" cake pops. I already had the pearl sprinkles so I thought this would be a fun way to use them up. These were not near as simple as the Easter Bunny Cake Pops but they still turned out very cute.
Easter Sheep Cake Pops
- Cake Mix - I recommend Pillsbury Funfetti
- White Candy Melts
- Wilton Pearl Sprinkles
- Large Black Jellybeans or Licorice Buttons
- Miniature Chocolate Chips
- Pink Heart Sprinkles
- Babycakes Cake Pop Maker
- Cake Pop Sticks
Mix your Funfetti Cake Mix as directed on the box. Spoon one teaspoon into each spot in your Babycakes Cake Pop Maker. Let cook four minutes. Use Babycakes fork to put onto a cookie sheet and put into the freezer for one hour.
Melt three or four candy melts and dip the ends of your sticks into the melt and into the cake pop. Set upside down on a cookies sheet and put back into the freezer for another hour. You should then have a cookie sheet that looks like this -
Melt the remainder of your candy melts and gently dip your cake pop into the melts coating the entire cake pop. Immediately set into cake pop stand (I use large pieces of styrofoam that I poke holes in with a screwdriver - cheap and easy) Place the jellybean in place for the head and hold a new seconds to secure. Then gently begin putting sprinkles on and kind of "tapping" them into the candy melt to gently secure them. Do this slowly to make sure the weight of the "wool" does not slide off the other side.
Like I said this took a bit of practice and a bit of time but was fun nonetheless. Each "sheep" takes about 5 minutes to complete applying the "wool." Once you are happy with the wool, place back into your cake pop stand and let set for at least 20 minutes.
Once the candy has completely set and the pearls are secure you can use a dab of candy melts to apply the pink heart "nose" and chocolate ship "ears" (eyes!?) to the jelly bean. Then put them together in their own little "herd."
These were the most difficult of the Easter Cake Pops that we made, but they were also the favorite at the party. We also made them with different colored candy melts which were cute - we had some yellow sheep!
Love these? Check out my Easter Bunny Cake Pops, Easter Chick Cake Pops, and Easter Basket Cake Pops!