Cake Balls/pops As Cupcake Toppers?

Baking By Trinket90 Updated 25 Jul 2014 , 3:51am by chassidyg

Trinket90 Posted 8 Jul 2014 , 11:37pm
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I'm working on plans for my son's first birthday. We're doing a sock monkey theme, for his actual birthday I'll be making an 8" cake, but for a pre-birthday party with the in laws I'm doing cupcakes. I came up with the idea of doing a 3D sock monkey cake pop (like these: http://www.mylittlecupcakeblog.com/2013/01/sock-monkey-cake-pop-party.html) and putting it on top of a coordinating cupcake.

 

I only found a very few examples of cake pops on top of cupcakes from my google search. Has anyone done this and had success? Or failure? I'd love some tips.

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FioreCakes Posted 9 Jul 2014 , 8:50pm
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sure, why not!

Trinket90 Posted 9 Jul 2014 , 8:58pm
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AMy concern was that the pops would be too heavy and would threaten to collapse the cupcakes.I'm going to try to use a cake pop maker (regular cake not cake/frosting mix) to make them less heavy.

I was also afraid they'd look too big, but i think they'll be ok.

chassidyg Posted 25 Jul 2014 , 3:51am
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I made this cake using the cake pop maker, they sat really well. Maybe use the shorter sticks for cupcakes? I used regular sized sticks for this cake.

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