I hope you're ready for a post that's a little on the heavy side. Image wise that is! Laura is going to make some special disco cake pops for her boyfriend Pete's new London club night Dance London Dance, and we decided on a trial run since we'd never made them before. With the help of April Carter's trusty book, Top of the Cake Pops, we managed to successfully make our very first batch of cake pops! We made the classic red velvet pops and they are delicious. It took a little while, but we did stretch it out over three days. We made the cake on Thursday night, the icing and rolling the dough into balls on Friday night, and turned them into cake pops and decorated them on Saturday morning!
And now comes my (sometimes unnecessary) captions for every photo...
Here's our red velvet cake crumbled.
Mixing the icing.
Here's the icing dolloped into the cake crumbs.
Then you cover and refrigerate.
Here's our melted candy melts and our cake pops after the lollipop sticks were inserted.
Random photo of my new nails...
Our other housemate Laura K (it can get confusing) is in Tigercats and their album launch is this Friday and it's sold out. Go LK! Just before we started decorating, Laura had the genius idea of making some pops for the album launch! So here's what we came up with...