Whether you love decorating Valentine's Day treats or are looking for something easy and fun to do for the kids, these Hearts Abound Valentine's Day Cake Pops are sure to please decorators of all skill levels. A great alternative to paper Valentine's, these cake pops are fun for kids to give out for friends and teachers, and they also make cute party favors for any Valentine's Day wedding or shower. Made using an assortment of heart-shaped sprinkles and red and pink Candy Melts candy, these Hearts Abound Valentine's Day Cake Pops are just as fun to eat as they are to make!
Make cake pops. Prepare favorite cake
pops mixture following recipe directions.
For round pops, shape medium sized cake
balls. For hearts, firmly pack mixture in
petite heart silicone mold cavities. Chill all
pops at least 2 hours. Unmold hearts. Insert
lollipop sticks following recipe directions.
Cover pops with candy. Melt red and
white Candy Melts candy according to
package directions. Use pink from garden
candy color set to tint portions of white
candy light, medium and dark pink.
Dip pops in melted candy. Tap to settle.
Immediately sprinkle some with micro heart sprinkles, leaving remaining pops plain.
Chill until firm, 10 to 15 minutes.
Make candy bows. Use melted candy in
matching colors of pops to pipe two outline
bow loops for each treat on parchment
paper-covered board. Pipe various size
loops from 5/8 in. to 1 in. long x 3/8 in. wide.
Chill until firm, 3 to 5 minutes.
Decorate pops. Use melted candy in cut
parchment bag to attach loops to pops and
pipe dot knot.
For outlined red heart, use medium pink
candy in cut parchment bag to pipe heart
around top edge. Immediately position
micro hearts sprinkles. For remaining
hearts, use same color of melted candy
used on pop to attach jumbo hearts, micro
hearts or fill your heart mix sprinkles. Chill
to set, 3 to 5 minutes.