Valentine's Day is a great time to tell everyone how much you love them, including your kids! A fun treat that kids of all ages are sure to love, these Fool in Love Valentine Treat Pops feature all the things that make kids happy: cake, icing and candy! Layer red cake and pink icing inside a push pop container and top with a candy heart and two candy antenna for a sweet little love bug that is sure to make you smile! Add a face to the front of the treat pop for an added touch. A great treat for a birthday party or to give kids when they get home from school, these Valentine treats are sure to show your kids how much you appreciate and love them.
Bake cakes. Prepare your favorite white cake mix. Use Christmas red icing color
to tint batter pink. Bake and cool cake in 10.5 in. x 15.5 in. x 1 in. jelly roll pan following
recipe directions. Use knife to level cake to 1/2 in. high.
Cut cake rounds. Use smallest (1 3/4 in.) circle cutter from 101 cookie cutters set to
cut four circles for each treat.
Assemble treat pops. Prepare buttercream icing following recipe directions. Tint
rose. Push one cake round in the bottom of treat pop. Use tip 2A to pipe a swirl of
icing from back edge following the curves of the container, then filling the center.
Repeat to add three more layers of cake and icing to top of container.
Make heart topper. Use 9 in. fondant roller with purple guide rings to roll out
large red spice drop 1/8 in. thick on parchment paper sprinkled with sugar. Use
medium heart Cut-Outs fondant cutter to cut heart shape. Melt black Candy Melts
candy according to package directions. Use melted candy to attach lollipop stick to
back of heart. Chill until firm, 3 to 5 minutes.
Assemble treats. Insert candy curls on each side of treat pop. Insert heart topper.
Use melted black candy to attach large candy eyeballs and confetti (for nose) from
flowerful medley sprinkles assortment to front of pop. Let set, 3 to 5 minutes. Use
melted black candy in cut parchment bag to pipe mouth. Let set, 3 to 5 minutes.