Sunday, October 18, 2009

Wedding Cake Pops

Wedding Cake Pops

I’ve received a ton of requests for wedding cake pops so I thought today would be a good time to show you some. Here’s a simple wedding cake shape that you can use and decorate as you desire.

Read the basic instructions for making cake pops, and then use following directions to turn them into miniature wedding cakes.
Wedding Cake Cutters
After you have rolled out the cake balls, use two different size cookie cutters to make the shapes. You can use small cutters like these to shape the cake and frosting mixture.

They’re not too big … the round cutter is about 1 1/2 inches wide and the crinkle cutter is about 1 1/4 inches wide.

Press one cake ball into each mold until the mixture fills up the cookie cutter shape. Remove any excess and you can reuse.

Wedding Cakes

Remove mixture from the cookie cutters carefully so the shape stays intact and place on a wax paper-covered baking sheet.

When you have your shapes made, melt white candy coating per the directions on the package. Apply a thin layer of coating to the bottom of the smaller shaped cake, leaving the center uncoated. (This will make it easier for the lollipop stick to be inserted.)

Then place the small layer on top of the larger layer, coating side down. Press gently and let the candy coating set like glue. Place cakes in the refrigerator to keep chilled before dipping.

When you are ready, dip the tip of each lollipop stick in coating and then insert into the bottom of the cake about halfway. Then dip the wedding cake pop in a small narrow bowl of melted candy coating so that you can dip and remove the entire cake in one motion.

To make sure the coating is fluid enough, you can add some shortening or paramount crystals to help thin it out.

Remove from the candy coating, tap off any excess gently and place a jumbo heart sprinkle on top before the coating sets.

Let dry in a styrofoam block and then attach decorations using more melted candy coating like as glue. You can use sugar crystals, confetti sprinkles or even pipe on details like dots or swirls with more candy coating. You could really go all out with different decorations and colors.

Jumbo heart sprinkles

These jumbo heart sprinkles work out great for the top of the cakes.

Just look how simple and sweet these are.

Wedding Cake Pops

You could give these cake pops for:

  • An engagement party
  • A wedding shower
  • Wedding favors
  • You could even propose with them

Imagine how cute they would be with some sweet little tags.

Okay, forget imagining… let me just show you.

Will
space
Will You
space
Will  You Marry
space
Will You Marry Me
space
Proposal

Mel

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Melissa (not THE Melissa) said...

Priceless! Just priceless! What a lucky girl. When I was first reading it I thought, oh, fun–Bakerella has a friend named Melissa, then I was like, hang on! She just got proposed to! And she’s a “Mel” too! Best wishes, Mel!

October 19, 2009 03:52 AM
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Bar said...

omg how romantic! She had to be in shock! That’s so sweet you do this for your friends!

October 19, 2009 04:37 AM
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marti {pezadoodle} said...

***GASP*** holy freakin cow!!! CONGRATS MELISSA & RICH!!!! i have to say any guy that knows his girl well enough AND CARES enough to know to set this up has GOT to be a keeper!!

and those cake pops are just to die for!!
hugs
M

October 19, 2009 04:43 AM
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Sandie said...

OMG, that is THE sweetest thing I’ve ever seen!! Congratulations to them both, can’t wait for Melissa’s story :)

October 19, 2009 04:47 AM
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Dee said...

So sweet!

October 19, 2009 04:57 AM
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Maryam AL Awadhi said...

those are the cutest thing ever…

i swear 2 god few days ago i was telling my sister Bakerella have never made anything for weddings….

:)

October 19, 2009 05:03 AM
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ohel said...

Goosebumps all over! This wonderful proposal just made my day (and I don’t even know these people!). Dear Rich & Mel – all wishes for happiness, love & health together are sent to you from the holly land. Thanks for sharing this with us (hopeless romantics (-:)

October 19, 2009 05:04 AM
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Cherie said...

i’m so happy mel said yes! congrats to rich!! – all the way from Singapore :)

October 19, 2009 05:24 AM
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K said...

OMG!!! yesterday I was racking my brain trying to figure out how to make wedding bells! Only problem would be… where to put the stick! (thinking about things like this..when I should be doing other things!!!) I kept thinking there must be something I can do for my friend who is coming home from their wedding on block island….. just checked your site and you have cakes!!! FABULOUS!! They are so CUTE!

October 19, 2009 05:40 AM
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AZUKI said...

Congratulations for Melisa and Rich!
OMG it’s the sweetest proposal I’ve ever see * D * !

thanks for sharing that gorgeous idea with all of us Bakerbella
I LOVE your blog

October 19, 2009 05:49 AM
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Nicky (http://sabakersdozen.blogspot.com) said...

of course she said yes …. clever gal …. and how ingenious … I love this story!!! well done!

October 19, 2009 06:23 AM
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Evans said...

awwwwwwwww It’s such a cute idea for proposal.. :D

Btw have I told you how much I love your website? You’re such an inspiration! You’re very creative, and most importantly you always share all the ideas you have! :D Keep up the good work!

xoxo from Melbourne.

October 19, 2009 06:28 AM
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Nancy said...

The wedding cake pops are too darn cute. I think Rich and Mel should have a gigantic tower of Bakerella’s wedding cake pops AS their wedding cake!!!

October 19, 2009 06:32 AM
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two hippos said...

how totally perfect!!!!

October 19, 2009 06:45 AM
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Cookie Queen said...

Those are adorable, congrats to Melissa and Rich!

October 19, 2009 06:46 AM
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littlebitscupcakes said...

how incredibly sweet!!!!! This post put such a smile on my face!

October 19, 2009 06:53 AM
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Amanda Formaro said...

Very cool! Those are wonderful :)

October 19, 2009 06:56 AM
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Cindy said...

That was the sweetest thing!!!! Congratulations Rich and Melissa!!!!

October 19, 2009 06:59 AM
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Lori Fagan said...

That has got to be the sweetest proposal I’ve ever seen! Say yes!!!

October 19, 2009 07:05 AM
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Becky said...

What a sweet thing to do, Bakerella! Congratulations Rich and Melissa!

October 19, 2009 07:06 AM
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Becky said...

What a sweet thing to do, Bakerella! Congratulations Rich and Melissa!
Oops…forgot to say great post! Looking forward to your next one.

October 19, 2009 07:20 AM
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Beth Loder said...

Oh My Goodness….this is the cutest thing ever! I wish this had been posted when I got married!!!! So cute-your imagination is amazing! Thanks!

October 19, 2009 07:20 AM
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Andrea said...

Oh so sweet! You never fail to amaze and delight!!

October 19, 2009 07:33 AM
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Miranda said...

Congrats to Melissa and Rich! Lovely post and pops!!!

October 19, 2009 07:35 AM
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Eva said...

This is the cutest proposal ever:) I guess she said YESSSSS!
And the pops are totally adorable!

October 19, 2009 07:38 AM
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Katie said...

Oh wow! That was awesome! I don’t even know her and I have tears in my eyes!

Congrats Melissa!

October 19, 2009 07:43 AM
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kathy said...

yeah!!!! Congratulations Melissa!! Those pops are just too cute!!!

October 19, 2009 07:44 AM
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Kay said...

OMG! Too cute for words. I’m showing this to my brother’s fiancee.

And that proposal, Rich is one clever guy.

Congratulations to the happy couple!

October 19, 2009 07:55 AM
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koren said...

awesome!!! that is too cute!!
just a question because I tried to make these and the stick kept going thru the pop when putting chocolate on them how to you prevent this … what size are the round pops maybe I was making them too big? or they needed to be frozen and not just refrigerated? thanks will try again and very cool proposal!!

October 19, 2009 07:57 AM
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lynnea said...

Oh, I just teared up reading this. So sweet!

October 19, 2009 08:04 AM
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shelly (cookies and cups) said...

You never stop amazing me with these things! Awesome! This is the next big thing in wedding favors, just wait!

October 19, 2009 08:10 AM
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Lauren said...

These are so adorable…I am always amazed to see what you are going to come up with next! Congrats to Mel and Rich!

October 19, 2009 08:16 AM
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lisa said...

The cutest cake pops I’ve ever seen.

Congratulations Melissa!

October 19, 2009 08:21 AM
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Sherry said...

So Romantic! Glad to hear she said YES! Such a cute idea. Keep’em coming.

October 19, 2009 08:23 AM
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Meghan said...

Best.proposal.EVER! So cute!

October 19, 2009 08:30 AM
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Sandee said...

Wow, I just got chills! What an incredible engagement story! Congratulations to the happy couple, Melissa looks like you found yourself a kepper! And as always Bakerella, your cake pops are FABULOUS! Your blog always makes me smile!

October 19, 2009 08:36 AM
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Julia said...

Mel, you are one of my best friends and I am soooooo happy for you and rich. i am so glad that all of your dreams are coming true.
xoxoxoxo jules

October 19, 2009 08:36 AM
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JESS said...

OMG! Please let us know how everything turned out! That is so awesome!!

October 19, 2009 08:40 AM
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Christina said...

Love it….very sweet and clever proposal! Glad to hear she said YES!

October 19, 2009 08:42 AM
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Jennifer said...

Absolutely sweet! I think these cakes are adorable but after my first experience I will leave their construction to the professionals. You are so talented! I love seeing your creations!

Can’t wait to hear the response! Cute proposal!

http://www.transformingtidbits.wordpress.com

October 19, 2009 08:50 AM
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Anna Bartlett said...

Can’t believe I’m sharing in this from Australia!

October 19, 2009 08:51 AM
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Maria L Davis said...

Ok…this is the cutest proposal ever!!! Congratulations to Melissa & Rich!!!

October 19, 2009 08:53 AM
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Kim said...

OMG this was the cutest proposal!!!!

October 19, 2009 08:55 AM
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Michelle said...

Wohoo!! Congrats!!! He’s a keeper!!!!

October 19, 2009 08:57 AM
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Kathy Elrod said...

Oh Bakerella, you have been and will remain my baking hero!! Do tell the story of the Melissa and Rich!

October 19, 2009 09:04 AM
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pam said...

OMG so beautiful… this made me cry first thing in the morning, there goes my make up LOL

Congratulations Melissa & Rich :D

October 19, 2009 09:04 AM
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Julaine said...

HOW STINKIN CUTE!!!!!!!
so happy she said yes! What a fabulous idea!!!

October 19, 2009 09:11 AM
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WishTrish said...

Goosebumps. Love it.

October 19, 2009 09:28 AM
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Lori said...

Congrats to the lucky couple!!! How sweet! This one certainly is over the top!!!

October 19, 2009 09:29 AM
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Brenda said...

AWESOME!!!! and thanks bakerella for letting us know her answer!! Congratulations, Mel and Rich!!!

October 19, 2009 09:34 AM
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April Marie Claire "Girl Japan" said...

Such a fabulous idea… That is such a unique, cute proposal if I’ve ever seen one… right on..

October 19, 2009 09:43 AM
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Colleen said...

YIPEE YAHOO!!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!!! how sweet and wonderful! :)

October 19, 2009 09:48 AM
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Tammy said...

OMG Just got chivers!! Congrats Melissa, I just heard the amazing news and I am so happy for you and Rich. He def. knows the way to your heart.

October 19, 2009 09:49 AM
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Yvonne said...

This is the cutest idea for a proposal with food. I love it!

October 19, 2009 09:53 AM
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Tara Leigh said...

How cool is this?!

How do you not marry a man that proposes with cake pops!

October 19, 2009 09:58 AM
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Necoh Mitchell said...

That actually gave me the chills…………..
The best

October 19, 2009 10:01 AM
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Amy said...

Awww, proposal by cake pops! How absolutely adorable! Congrats and best of luck to Mel and Rich!

October 19, 2009 10:03 AM
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Baking is my Zen said...

Such a cute idea!

October 19, 2009 10:03 AM
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April said...

You are just too damn sweet! and talented and awesome etc. etc. :o)

October 19, 2009 10:07 AM
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Kate said...

OK that’s it I just died of the cute and the love. Gone. Dead.

AWESOME.

October 19, 2009 10:07 AM
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Janet said...

CHILS!!!

Congrats to the Couple!

Simply, Ah-mazing!

Perfect job…

October 19, 2009 10:07 AM
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Jen said...

Yay Mel and Rich!! I love you guys and I am so excited to start the celebrations! Awesome job Rich – 2 thumbs up!

October 19, 2009 10:08 AM
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Tracey said...

Congratulations, Melissa & Rich!

October 19, 2009 10:09 AM
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Andrea R. said...

That had me in tears! That was too stinkin’ cute! I love it.

Congratulations Melissa and Rich! May you have many years of happiness!

October 19, 2009 10:13 AM
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Krista said...

What a great way to end the weekend…So cute, so happy for the happy couple.

October 19, 2009 10:16 AM
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il ramaiolo said...

very beautiful but I don’t understand , because i don’t speak english very well… :_(

October 19, 2009 10:24 AM
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Anna said...

I love these…I may make these as a favor for my friend’s wedding shower. Too cute. Also…did she say YES?!!!!

October 19, 2009 10:31 AM
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Annie @ Marry You Me said...

I saw this yesterday as soon as it was posted, and of course had to blog about it today! Congrats to Melissa and Rich! May your lives together be as sweet as this proposal :)

October 19, 2009 10:31 AM
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Brandi Brady said...

wow!! My chills got chills. Congrats Mel and Rich!

October 19, 2009 10:35 AM
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Karen said...

Oh my GOSH! How stinkin’ sweet and romantic. Made me tear up a bit. So glad to hear that she said YES. Congrats you two!

October 19, 2009 10:37 AM
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Wendy Gorton said...

Gave me a chill, love it!. So glad she said yes. You are a sweetheart to do this Bakarella. Congratulations Melissa and Rich.

October 19, 2009 10:39 AM
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Laura said...

These are so pretty and cute! Congrats Mel! : )

October 19, 2009 10:45 AM
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Dolce said...

They are just adorable! (I hope Melissa marries the guy :))

October 19, 2009 10:59 AM
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Erin Raatjes said...

SO that’s awesome! :) Congrats! :)

October 19, 2009 11:06 AM
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Heather said...

So cute (the pops and the proposal!). I’m totally jealous of Melissa right now!!

October 19, 2009 11:10 AM
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Sarah said...

Cutest ever!! Congrats!!

October 19, 2009 11:17 AM
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Angela said...

Adorable!!!!
Congrats Melissa and Rich!

October 19, 2009 11:25 AM
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Jenn M said...

I Cried when I saw this! So sweet in sooo many ways Congrats to Melissa & Rich!!!!!!!!!

October 19, 2009 11:34 AM
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Laila Salleh said...

OMG!!! that is so SWEET!!! lucky girl!!! i’m so jealous!!!! ;p

October 19, 2009 11:46 AM
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Shelly said...

So am I the only one totally jealous here?!? lol. What a cute proposal. Congratulations to the happy couple!

October 19, 2009 11:49 AM
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Katie said...

This is awesome!!! Congrats to the lucky bride and groom!!!

October 19, 2009 11:55 AM
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ERIKA said...

Yeah Mel!!!
You are the cutest couple ever!
Love to both of you!

October 19, 2009 12:01 PM
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JulieFBT said...

Awesome Bakerella…just awesome! Congrats to the happy couple. What a fabulous way to start a life together. I love the wedding cake pops proposal!

October 19, 2009 12:05 PM
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leslie said...

aww!! how awesome!!

October 19, 2009 12:05 PM
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Vicky Peterson said...

Yeah!!! Melissa said yes!!! This is so exciting!!! I would have loved to make these for my sister’s sweet table 3 weeks ago!!

Thanks for yet another great idea, Bakerellie!!

October 19, 2009 12:08 PM
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Tracey in WA said...

OMG!!! These are so stinkin CUTE!!!!! What a great proposal!!! CONGRATS to the happy couple!!!

October 19, 2009 12:09 PM
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Rosie said...

That was so amazing. Congrats!

October 19, 2009 12:12 PM
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Barbara said...

How adorable are those??? And what an unforgettable way to ask and say ” I do?”
I love it.

October 19, 2009 12:17 PM
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Lauren said...

Awwwww! What a sweet proposal :-) Hope you had fun putting it together for them and hope she says YES!

October 19, 2009 12:19 PM
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Andrea Gonsalves said...

Bakerella you rock sox! This was such a great proposal. I was totally sucked in and did not see it coming (even though I was familiar with the PW proposal). Great post! I was just so busy thinking that those pops were the cutest thing!

Melissa – thanks for your update (#173). Congrats to you and Rich. We want to hear from him too… give us the details on how he thought this up and then set it up!

Joel (#183) – what’s the R stand for?

October 19, 2009 12:22 PM
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Claire said...

OMG. SO CUTE.
Tell us! Tell us! Say yes!

October 19, 2009 12:23 PM
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Kelly said...

That is one of the cutest, sweetest things I’ve ever seen!

October 19, 2009 12:31 PM
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Abby said...

seriously!? that took MY breath away! how thoughtful and how awesome of bakerella to indulge rich and mel! xoxo

October 19, 2009 12:53 PM
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Eliana said...

Me M-U-E-R-O!!!!!!!!!!!………………..QUE ROMANTICO!!!!!!!…….Felicidades!!!!.

October 19, 2009 12:56 PM
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Stephanie said...

That is amazing! Congrats Melissa and Rich!

October 19, 2009 12:57 PM
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LaQuita said...

I love these! And woo-hoo to Melissa and Rich!!!! What a great way to pop the question.

Also, I may be the first to ask this question, not sure, but was wondering if you could show us a picture of the type of bowl you use when dipping. I’ll go back and look in case you’ve already done so. I always have problems with getting them to look nice when it comes to dipping. I think my bowl could be upgraded.

Thanks so much and awesome job as always!

October 19, 2009 01:02 PM
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Milissa said...

OMG … OMG … OMG … I was crying like a baby … what a Cool Cool cool way to propose!!!! Gosh I hope she said yes … I’m wanting to hear what she said RIGHT NOW!!!! LOL …. Congrats Mellissa and wow .. Bakerella .. you are by far the coolest person ever!!!!!

October 19, 2009 01:08 PM
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erin said...

Coolest proposal ever!

Congratulations.

October 19, 2009 01:23 PM
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Katie said...

How adorable!!! Congrats to Melissa and Rich! SUCH a cute idea!

October 19, 2009 01:31 PM
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Kate said...

They are beautiful! What an amazing moment. Melissa and Rich are going to have all of these sweet comments to remember for the rest of their lives. That would make for a great coffee table book!!!!

Way to go Bakerella.

October 19, 2009 01:35 PM
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