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Stand-Up Stork Cake Pops


Makes: Each treat serves 1.
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Step 1

2 DAYS IN ADVANCE

Make candy bases. Melt white Candy Melts candy according to package directions. For each stork, use green candy color from garden candy color set to tint 2 oz. melted candy green. Place jumbo baking cups in jumbo muffin pan. Fill cups 1/2 in. deep. Tap to settle; chill until firm, 15 to 20 minutes; remove cup. Reserve excess melted white and green candy.

Step 2

Make candy wings. For each stork, melt 1/2 oz. white candy. Place medium leaf Cut-Out on parchment paper-covered board. Fill Cut-Out 1/8 in. deep with melted candy. Tap to settle; chill until firm. Reverse Cut-Out for opposite wing.

Reverse Cut-Out for opposite wing.

Step 3

1 DAY IN ADVANCE

Make cake pops. Cut one 8 in. lollipop stick in half for each treat. Prepare one small and one large cake pop for each treat and insert a lollipop stick half in each following recipe directions.

Dip pops in melted white candy; tap lightly to smooth. Chill until firm, 15 to 20 minutes in pops decorating stand.

Step 4

Make fondant features. For each stork, tint a 1 in. ball leaf green/lemon yellow combination (for green), a 3/4 in. ball golden yellow/lemon yellow combination (for yellow), a 3/4 in. ball violet/rose combination (for violet), a 3/4 in. ball orange and a 1/2 in. ball black.

For each beak, use 9 in. fondant roller with purple guide rings to roll out yellow 1/8 in. thick. Use smallest leaf Cut-Out to cut beak. Use knife to trim off 1/4 in. from wide end. Set aside on cornstarch-dusted board.

For each hat, roll a green fondant ball, 5/8 in. dia. Flatten and shape into an elongated oval, 1/2 in. wide x 1 1/2in. long, for brim. For top, roll a log, 3/4 in. dia. x 1/2 in. high. Attach to brim with reserved melted green candy. For hat band, use 9 in. fondant roller with pink guide rings to roll out violet fondant 1/16 in. thick. Cut a strip, 1/8 in. wide x 3 1/4 in. long. Wrap around hat, trim ends at back and use damp brush to secure. Set aside.

For foot, roll an orange ball, 3/4 in. dia. Flatten one side and shape into a wedge, 3/4 in. wide in toe area, 3/8 in. wide at rounded point and 1 1/4 in. long. Use knife to cut slits, 1/2 in. deep, for toes. Round edges of toes with fingers. Use lollipop stick to poke a hole through foot; remove stick. Set aside.

Step 5

Prepare cake pops. Remove half sticks from cake pops. Use a whole stick to make each stork. Bend top 2 in. at an angle for neck. Slide large pop into position below neck for stork body. Use melted white candy in cut parchment bag to secure body. Slide small pop into position for head. Secure with melted candy.

Step 6

Stand stork on base. Use knife to cut a small hole for lollipop stick in center of green base. Slide foot into position over stick. Pipe melted green candy into base hole; insert stork. Hold straight, 3 to 5 minutes, until candy sets.

Step 7

Attach remaining features. Roll out black fondant 1/16 in. thick. Use narrow end of tip 7 to cut two eyes. Use melted white candy in cut parchment bag to attach eyes, beak, wings and hat. Chill until firm, 3 to 5 minutes.

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