The Partiologist: Gingerbread Cake Pops!

Gingerbread Cake Pops!

I'm trying to hold your attention with Gingerbread until I have the final attraction posted.  I can't wait for you to see what I came up with.  But in the mean time, I made cake pops, Gingerbread Cake Pops.  Really, I planned to make a Gingerbread Train only things didn't go as planned.
So how about I entertain you with a Gingerbread Cake Pop?
Gingerbread Cake Pops
These little guys look nothing like a train.

And certainly not the train I had in my mind.

This is why they became cake pops.

Those four little cavities in the silicon pan were train cars...and you could say I overfilled the cars.

It was a train wreck for sure...or a happy mistake.

I'm about to share some happiness with you, ready to follow along?

After I took the cake out of the pan, I crumbled the train into pieces.

Added a bit of cream cheese icing and mixed it all together.

I formed cake balls with my little cake pop round mold.

I then melted candy melts in a mason jar and began dipping each cake ball.

After the cake balls were dipped, I made the gingerbread men out of fondant.

Rolled and then cut with a gingerbread shaped plunger cutter.

Added a red bow tie to each little man.

The striped cake pop sticks were perfect!

I added a bit of frosting (melted candy melts would work too) to the front of the cake pop to hold the fondant Gingerbread man.

I was happy in the end with my Gingerbread Cake Pops.

Now you'll know my secret...every time you see a cake pop it's because I had some disaster with a cake. 

Thank heavens for the invention of cake pops.
Gingerbread Cake Pops

by The Partiologist

For the Cake
  • 1 box spice cake mix
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/3 cup molasses
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 1/2 cup milk
For the Frosting
  • 1 8 oz. package cream cheese (room temperature)
  • 1/4 cup butter (room temperature)
  • 6 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
For the Cake

Mix the spice cake with the eggs, molasses, oil and milk. Mix until blended.
Pour into 9 x 13 pan.
Bake at 350 degrees for 20 - 25 minutes or until the cake springs back with lightly touched.
Cool and remove from pan.
Break into crumbs and begin mixing.
Add a bit of frosting until the dough is ready to form into cake balls.
For the Frosting

Blend the cream cheese with the butter until smooth and creamy.
Add the vanilla and powdered sugar.
Mix until smooth.
 Christmas is coming...bake faster!
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  1. HAHA! sorry about the train wreck but i think you fixed that with these delightful cake pops! :)

    1. Thank you Lisa, sometimes mistakes are the best! :)

  2. So cute! YUM, cream cheese icing. These cake pops are perfect for a Christmas Open House Party.


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