Perfect Cake Pops Swirls

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Sweet Request for Birdie Cake Pops (Pottery Barn Bedding Penelope!)

I’m always thrilled when we get a baby girl “cake pop” design request. As the mother of boys, my crib bedding consisted of blue, brown, puppies, boats, plaid…you get the idea.

Our latest request…little birdies to match a darling baby girl bedding set from Pottery Barn called Penelope. Awww!

What do you think?



If you want to see the bedding head on over to Pottery Barn!

Lalaloopsy Cake Pops

I received a special request for Lalaloopsy cake pops. As a mom to boys, I had no idea what a Lalaloopsy was!

I used basic cake pops and dipped them in tinted white chocolate (for skin tones, I slowly add milk chocolate to white chocolate until I see the right shade).

The hair is fondant. The cheeks are “smudged” circles created with an edible pink marker. The eyes are painted on using black color dust mixed with extract (any will do)…same for the smile (you can use an edible black marker too but I find that they are too light. I wanted to use something that would create a bolder look). The bows are simple little heart-shaped candies.

Here they are…



And here’s the set…

Lalaloopsy Cake Pops

Lalaloopsy Cake Pops

Here’s a revised pic ūüôā



Valentine’s Cake Pops

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Valentine’s Day Cake Pops

Valentine’s Day will be here soon! That means it’s time for hearts, hearts and more hearts, right?

Not for me. This year, I’m thinking about something a little more unique.

If you want to stand out from the crowd and turn your cake pops into “love-worthy” treats, take a look at these beautiful (and edible) products I recently found on the web for Valentine’s Day.

For starters, check out my new friend Sachiko’s incredible fondant creations! Click here for her Etsy¬†page.¬†I’ll definitely be picking some of these up for the holiday.

by Sachiko Windbiel

by Sachiko Windbiel

Next up, my new “twitter friend” @CandiedCakes makes these gorgeous¬†edible jewels. I haven’t taken a close look the sizes yet but pop just one of these on top of a cake ball and you’ve got instant love (by me at least)! Click here to purchase.

Martha Stewart also has a terrific idea out for sugar cookie pops, click here for the recipe.


Finally, I’m starting to have a bit of fun with Valentine’s Day too…nothin’ says love like a pig!



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New Years Eve Cake Pops

Close your eyes. Think New Years Eve.

What do you see? Glitter, lights and tons of sparkle? How about cake pops?

Do you know that you can dress these sweet little treats up for New Years Eve with edible glitter, gold, and gems?

Take a look at these amazing edible products, all perfect for adding a little glitz to anything from cookies to cake pops

Shop online at The Baker’s Kitchen for silver and gold dragees (ball shaped candies).

Try Michael’s Crafts Stores or Amazon for edible gold and silver stars.

For those of you that love bling check out these edible diamonds & gems at Shop Bakers Nook.

And for those lucky enough to be sipping Cristal Rose this New Years Eve, you may want to try this beautiful 23kt gold dust from Dean and Delucas.

Happy New Year everyone!


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Cake Pop News BlogHer ’11

Our friend Chad (follow him on Twitter @chadbordes) is at the show this weekend in San Diego and spotted our cake pops at BlogHer ’11. Could there be a better place? Wow!

Headed back to Twitter for more BlogHer ’11 news . . . follow us! @raleighcakepops


UPDATE 10/8/11 !


This is a long awaited e-mail follow-up to tell you how amazing your Cake
Pops went over at our BlogHer show. Not only were they fabulous, they were
also gone by the end of the first day of the show, with people coming back
and asking for the recipe….

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