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Starry Cake Pop Truffles: Homemade Christmas Treats

Starry Cake Pop Truffles: Homemade Christmas Treats.

Starry cake pop truffles, anyone?

How yummy!?

Starry Cake Pop Truffles: Homemade Christmas Treats

How To Make Starry Cake Pop Truffles:

Makes: 24
£0.53 per portion

Ingredients:

250g (9oz) plain sponge cake, into crumbs

5ml (1 tsp) Dr Oetker Almond Extract

50g (2oz) glacé cherries, finely chopped

50g (2oz) no-need-to-soak dried apricots, finely chopped

5ml (1tsp) ground cinnamon

200g (7oz) Dr. Oetker Continental White Chocolate, melted

100g (3 1/2oz) unsalted butter, melted

200g (7oz) Dr. Oetker Continental Plain Chocolate, melted

To Decorate:

150g (5oz) Dr Oetker White Ready to Roll Icing

Dr Oetker Gold and Silver Shimmer Spray

24 cocktail skewers or thin decorative sticks

Starry Cake Pop Truffles: Homemade Christmas Treats

Method:

1.) Divide the cake crumbs between 2 bowls and mix the almond extract and glace cherries in to 1 bowl, and the apricots and cinnamon into another.

2.) Bind the cherry mixture together with 50g (2oz) melted white chocolate and half the melted butter.

3.) Bind the apricot crumbs together with the remaining butter and 50g (2oz) melted plain chocolate.

4.) Bring both mixtures together with a wooden spoon and mix until smooth. Roll each mixture into 12 equal sized balls. 

5.) Place on a plate lined with baking parchment. Chill until firm.

6.) Meanwhile, prepare the decoration.  Roll out the white icing to a thickness of 5mm (1/4inch). 

7.) Using a 4.5cm (1 3/4inch) wide star cutter, stamp out 24 stars, rerolling as necessary. 

8.) Carefully spray the stars according to the directions on the cans, and set aside to dry.

9.) To finish, remelt the remaining white and plain chocolates as necessary. 

10.) Dip the cherry cake balls in white chocolate to cover completely, and dip the apricot balls in plain chocolate. Put back on the lined plate. Chill until set.

To Serve:

1.) Carefully skewer a silver or gold star and press gently into a chocolate covered ball. 

2.) Keep in a cool place until ready to serve.

3.) What do you think about these cake pops?

Starry Cake Pop Truffles: Homemade Christmas Treats.

Recipe and photo credit by- Dr Oetker.

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5 responses to “Starry Cake Pop Truffles: Homemade Christmas Treats”

  1. Judy Haughton-James says:

    Looks delicious! I would be happy to have some at this moment!:) I hope your week is off to a great start Clairejustine.

  2. Monica J @ Sofamilyonline says:

    This definitely looks yummy. I love cake pops because they're so cute. The strs make it adorable. I'd love to make this one. Thanks for sharing! 🙂

  3. The Life Of Mrs P says:

    oh cool that looks really yummy

  4. Giga says:

    But sweet, really delicious. Thank you for a very nice visit with me. Yours

  5. Erin of HomeSavvyAtoZ.com says:

    These are beautiful cake pops and I am pinning your post for a 4th of July spin off next year. Thank you for visit my site today and I am happy to be following along!

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