When it comes to cake, what is not to love? This special treat is often saved for special occasions such as birthdays or other important life events. While a cake can be quite fun to make, there are times when it would be nice to have some cute smaller cakes to enjoy.
This is where cake pops come in. Cake pops are the perfect treat for any type of party or special event. They also are fun to add to a gift basket. These small cakes on a stick are really easy to make and provide enough room to get quite creative with the decorations. In order to decorate a cake pop, you will simply dip them in some candy coating. If you are creating a cake pop for a special event it is easy to decorate them in order to complement the theme. Here are 14 creative ways to decorate a cake pop to help get you started.
1. Acorn Cake Pops
If you are looking for a fun fall cake pop idea, try making these cute acorn cake pops. You will first need to make a batch of brownies by following your favorite brownie recipes. When the brownies are cooled, cut a quarter-inch off of the bottom. Crumble the brownie mixture and form balls. Melt some cocoa candy melts according to the package directions. Dip the cake pop stick in the melted candy and insert it into the brownie ball. Place in a stand and chill until it is firm.
This only takes a few minutes. While the pops are chilling prepare a chocolate buttercream icing by following your favorite buttercream recipe. Using a tip 8 and a decorating bag, decorate the top of the brownie with the icing. Smooth with a spatula. Roll the end in some chocolate sprinkles. Place the brownie cake pop in a decorating stand. Use tip 8 and icing to pipe out a stem on top of the brownie.