Melted Chocolate In Cake Pop Mixture

Baking By Limpy Updated 17 Sep 2014 , 9:59pm by Donnawb

Limpy Posted 28 Jul 2014 , 2:45pm
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Want to make cake pops, but not with added frosting. Want cake crumbs and melted chocolate to make them more stable & less sweet. So. Cake is crumbled. Melted chocolate is added & cake pops formed.

Anyone have a recipe/ ideas? Know if anyone can answer this question, the CC community can. Thanks in advance.

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winniemog Posted 30 Jul 2014 , 8:39pm
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AI sometimes make cake balls for my husband this way (gosh that sounds terrible!)

No recipe, just crumbled choc mud cake with "enough" melted dark choc to hold it together. A bi richer than reg cake pops but also less sweet. He loves them.

MissCuteCupcakes Posted 17 Sep 2014 , 3:03pm
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Never tried this, but it sounds like a great idea. Thanks

Donnawb Posted 17 Sep 2014 , 9:59pm
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I make mostly only cake pops, so I follow a lot of blogs, books, articles, etc.  A lot of the professional type poppers don't add anything to their crumbled cake.  They mix it in a food processor or standing mixer until a dough forms.  From what I've read it's easier to get it to the consistency you want if you mix it when the cake is warm because the steam makes it bind together easier. 
 

This isn't my method, but thought I would share what I've read. 

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