Easy Cake Pops

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Tasty, easy-making, and perfect for kids.


  • 1 (15.25 ounce) package yellow cake mix (such as Betty Crocker®)
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 eggs
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • lollipop sticks
  • 1 (14 ounce) bag chocolate confectioners’ coating


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9×13-inch baking dish.

Beat cake mix, water, eggs, and vegetable oil together in a bowl using an electric mixer on low speed for 30 seconds; increase speed to medium and beat until batter is smooth, about 2 minutes more. Pour batter into the prepared baking dish.

Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 28 to 33 minutes. Cool cake completely, at least 1 hour.

Crumble cake into a large bowl and mix in cream cheese. Roll cake mixture into about 40 to 50 quarter-size balls. Insert a lollipop stick into each cake ball and arrange on a baking sheet; refrigerate until chilled, at least 30 minutes.

Melt chocolate in a microwave-safe glass or ceramic bowl in 15-second intervals, stirring after each melting, 1 to 3 minutes.

Dip each cake ball into melted chocolate until coated. Arrange cake pops on a baking sheet to dry.

Preparation time: 30 mins
Cook time: 30 mins
Total time: 2 hrs 30 mins
Servings: 50 – Yield: 50 cake pops



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