Red Velvet Cake Pops

With help from our friends at Sunbeam we have a recipe for you just in time for Valentines Day. These scrumptious red velvet cake pops will make the perfect Valentines treat. All you need are some everyday baking ingredients, lolly pop sticks and the Sunbeam Cake Pop Maker.
Get your kiddos in the kitchen and get your bake on!

Red Velvet Cake Pops

Makes 30

What you need:
Cake Pops
3/4 cup self raising flour
1/4 cup plain flour
1/2 cup caster sugar
75g butter, room temperature
1/3 cup milk
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla essence
5-6 drops red food colouring

To Decorate
Plastic lollypop sticks
300g white chocolate melts
Glace cherries
1 egg white
1 1/2 cups icing sugar
Red food colouring gel or paste

How to:
Place all cake pop ingredients into a large bowl and mix with electric whisk for 1-2 minutes until well combined. Pre-heat the Cake Pop Maker. Lightly grease and spoon 1 tablespoon of batter into each hole. Close lid and cook for 4 minutes. Place on a wire rack to cool and repeat with remaining mixture.
Melt the white chocolate in a bowl, following the packet instructions. Dip one end of each lollypop stick into a little melted chocolate then insert into cake pops.
Refrigerate for 5 minutes to set.
Dip the cake pops, one at a time into the melted chocolate; hold over the bowl allowing excess chocolate to drip away. Decorate some with a glace cherry then stand all cake pops into a glass (or piece of foam) and allow to set at room temperature.
To decorate the remaining cake pops, sift the icing sugar into a bowl. Lightly whisk the egg white inĀ  a separate bowl, to loosen. Add the sifted icing sugar a little at a time, stirring until smooth. Add food colouring and mix until combined.Spoon a small amount of the red royal icing on the top of the set chocolate cake pops, allowing it to drip down the sides or drizzle over. Yummmmy!!!!



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