Easter Critter Cake Pops

March 17, 2023

Looking for a cute homemade treat you make make to celebrate the upcoming holiday? Here’s a recipe for Easter animal cake pops that you can try:


  • 1 box of cake mix (flavor of your choice)
  • 1 can of frosting (flavor of your choice)
  • 1 package of candy melts (white, pink, yellow, or other pastel colors)
  • Lollipop sticks
  • Candy eyes
  • Assorted sprinkles
  • Decorating bags
  • Decorating tips (optional)


  1. Bake the cake according to the instructions on the box. Once the cake is done, let it cool completely.
  2. Crumble the cake into small pieces using a food processor or your hands.
  3. Add the frosting to the crumbled cake and mix well until the mixture is smooth and well combined.
  4. Take a small amount of the mixture and roll it into a ball. Repeat with the remaining mixture.
  5. Melt the candy melts in a microwave-safe bowl or in a double boiler, following the instructions on the package.
  6. Dip the lollipop sticks into the melted candy and insert them into the cake balls.
  7. Dip each cake ball into the melted candy melts, making sure to coat it evenly. Gently tap the cake pop on the side of the bowl to remove any excess candy.
  8. While the candy is still wet, add the candy eyes and any other decorations you like, such as sprinkles or candy nose.
  9. Let the cake pops dry and harden completely before serving.
  10. Use decorating bags and tips to pipe on additional details like ears, whiskers, or other facial features.
  11. Once the candy coating is set, the cake pops are ready to serve and enjoy!

You can use this recipe as a starting point and experiment with different cake flavours, frosting, and decoration options to create your own cute and festive Easter animal cake pops. Have fun and enjoy! —Vita Daily


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