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 You
Will  You Marry
Will You Marry Me


Laura P said...

That was so cute and so clever! Aww I’m so happy for Melissa!

October 20, 2009 04:12 PM
Pam said...

So precious!! Love the cake pops, Love the LOVE!!!
Congratulations, Melissa and Rich!!

October 20, 2009 04:13 PM
Anonymous said...

How sweet….Congrats Melissa and Rich!!

October 20, 2009 04:54 PM
Seanna Lea said...

This has got to be the sweetest way to propose that I have ever seen. Absolutely adorable!

October 20, 2009 04:54 PM
Jennifer Stewart said...

What a great proposal! I’m so glad she said yes!!!!

October 20, 2009 05:01 PM
Maxi G. said...

Hey Mel. How Creative! Congrats to you both. How exciting!!!

October 20, 2009 05:01 PM
Andrea said...

That was amazing… heart warming!

October 20, 2009 05:22 PM
Brianne said...

Congrats!! This post and all the kind comment totally made me teary eyed (and I don’t even know you!), I wish you two the best!

October 20, 2009 05:29 PM
Jamie said...

Congrats Melissa and Rich! I was having such a bad day, and this made my heart soar. I love it. Thanks!

October 20, 2009 05:30 PM
slammie said...

How sweet! Can’t wait to find out more!

October 20, 2009 05:46 PM
Stephanie said...

Congratulations to Melissa and Richard! What a CUTE way to propose! :)

October 20, 2009 06:09 PM
Ellie said...

Aww… That’s so awesome. It made me grin. And it made my day. And I don’t even know them. *sighs in happiness*

October 20, 2009 06:35 PM
BeachMama said...

How wonderful, I love these online proposals.

October 20, 2009 06:50 PM
Jenna said...

OMG, soooooo creative (as always) and heart warming…love the proposal, totally clever. Congrats to the couple!!!

October 20, 2009 06:51 PM
Kelly said...

That’s the cutest proposal ever!! Can Melissa submit a “YES” pop?

October 20, 2009 07:09 PM
camie said...

the cuteness on the blog is almost too much for me to handle! lucky girl!

October 20, 2009 07:28 PM
myrna said...

I just love this! I take all this cuteness all at once!

October 20, 2009 07:29 PM
Rachel from A Cupcake for Moose said...

BEST POST EVER! I love the pops, the proposal and you Bakerella! Women everywhere are smiling! :)

October 20, 2009 07:49 PM
Wendy McDonagh-Valentine said...

How awesome is this post?!!? I hope she said yes!!!!! Those wedding cake pops are absolutely adorable!!!!!!! : )

~ Wendy

October 20, 2009 08:23 PM
Sarah said...

I just want to say that you are amazing and I hope you come out with a book! I will be the first one to buy it! I live in Vancouver Canada where I just started a cupcake business. I think that all the things you do are absolutly fabulous. I wish I had the creativity you did. Please continue to share the ideas- I’ll send mine if I get any! LOVE YOUR STUFF!!!! =D (Oh, I’m 15 by the way….)

October 20, 2009 08:48 PM
Abby said...


Congrats to the future bride!

October 20, 2009 08:53 PM
Carolyn said...

What a great post! It gave me goosebumps. Your cupcake pops are adorable too. Congrats to the future bride and groom.

October 20, 2009 09:39 PM
Deb said...

Oh my goodness, I’m all sniffly now!!! Pleeeeeease post a follow up!

October 20, 2009 09:59 PM
Deborah Dowd said...

What a unique proposal! Congratulations on the wedding cake pops and popping the question!

October 20, 2009 10:05 PM
BWhitis said...

Let’s be honest…I’ve been obsessed with your blog for a while now. I LOVE this post. First of all, I have lately been on a small (OKAY, fine, LARGE) Cake Pop Kick. I keep trying them and I have all different colors of melting chocolate/candy to dip in. When I saw this post, I just about fell off my chair. I LOVE ROMANCE. My husband is super sweet and romantic, and he proposed in a really fun way. Melissa will NEVER forget what a romantic man she has. Although, Rich, you sure are setting your standards high. What are you going to do to top this? :) CONGRATULATIONS….and thanks Bakerella…for allowing us to be voyeurs into your awesomeness!!

October 20, 2009 10:31 PM
stacey s said...

oh so swoon worthy cute. can’t wait to read the story behind the story. so lovely!

October 20, 2009 11:07 PM
Robin said...

OMG! I got the chills! Honestly, that was one of the best parts of my day– being a small part of other people’s happinesses is THE BEST! Congrats to Melissa and Rich and to you for a blog that people love enough to propose on :) Hugs to you, Bakerella!

October 20, 2009 11:22 PM
Brianne said...

That is the cutest thing I have ever seen.

October 20, 2009 11:25 PM
Silvia said...

That is so awesome!!! Congrats Mel!!

October 21, 2009 12:32 AM
Janet said...

Too cute! I hope congratulations are in order :-)

October 21, 2009 12:39 AM
Corinne said...

Wow!!! Congrats Melissa and Rich!!!

October 21, 2009 01:16 AM
Louli said...

These wedding cake pops? Adorable!
But that awesome proposal is even cuter!

October 21, 2009 01:28 AM
Dawson said...

omg so cute i am jealous melissa!

October 21, 2009 02:46 AM
Côté Arcades said...

So beautiful !!! I get married me too and I love this idea !!!

October 21, 2009 07:59 AM
Colene said...

My boyfriend saw this post over my shoulder last night, and said ‘hmm that would have been perfect for you’

DUH! Hopefully he took inspiration from it!!!

Congratulations Mel and Rich!!!

October 21, 2009 09:13 AM
Sara said...

This made me tear up. How awesome!!!! Congratulations to the newly engaged couple :)

October 21, 2009 09:42 AM
Damita said...

So cute, congrats to the happy newly engaged couple!!

October 21, 2009 10:23 AM
Heather Fisher said...

What a fantastically unique and thoughtful proposal!! Melissa’s a very special person! May God bless this couple, become the center of their lives and draw Melissa and Rich close to them.

God Bless!

October 21, 2009 10:54 AM
momgateway said...

How creative and elegant!

October 21, 2009 11:20 AM
Sonia said...

That is just delish. I never saw it coming & thought it was just so romantic & unique. Congratulations to all involved in the concept it was ACE & also to the happy couple XX.

October 21, 2009 12:10 PM
Giselle Mordán said...

Love it… this is amazing, i think that i can die for it.

October 21, 2009 12:34 PM
Sarah Lynn said...

This would make for such a unique wedding favor! I love it.

October 21, 2009 12:50 PM
Katie said...

SO CUTE, congrats!!! I can’t wait to make these for my friend’s shower!

October 21, 2009 01:14 PM
Kirsten said...

I made some!! It was my first attempt at cake pops and I think they turned out really cute. (I put pictures on my blog) I’m excited to make more this weekend.

I got some edible pens and they DO NOT write on the cake pops. I tried to make the ghosts and it just wasn’t happening. Any tips?

October 21, 2009 01:47 PM
Rosalyn Garcia said...

Oh my gosh…. PLEASE tell us what happens! I almost had to do a double take on this! ahhh!! =) Congratulations!!!

October 21, 2009 02:04 PM
Wendy said...

Gasp! I teared all up! Congratulations to Melissa & Rich!

October 21, 2009 02:07 PM
Misty said...

That was amazing! Thanks for letting us all be a part of this. “Every once in a while, in the middle of an ordinary life, Love gives us a fairytale.” Many happy wishes for the couple. Marriage is the happiest place to be. :*) I’m all teary eyed.

October 21, 2009 03:31 PM
Danielle said...


You actually posted this on my 1 year anniversary!

I am glad she said yes, how cute!

October 21, 2009 03:53 PM
Sherene said...

AHHH! How awesome is that? Congrats!

October 21, 2009 04:14 PM
Ash said...

This the just too darn cute!!!

October 21, 2009 04:33 PM
Jen said...

Oh- How beautiful! I made chocolates for my wedding guests, had I seen these, they might of got cakes too. But that was 6 years ago. Where were you then ?
Now I’m into other things revolving around 2 & 5 year old boys. So I made your cake pops for my 2 year olds birthday. They looked like Elmo. So cute! Red candy coating & big eyes. I tried usung orange icing for the nose & it just kept running. And I ran out of the candy coating, so I finished with red royal icing I had for the # 2 cookies. That worked too, & they were very tasty ! Everybody loved them.

October 21, 2009 04:56 PM
Jess said...

Too sweet!

October 21, 2009 05:38 PM
Carla said...

No WAy!!! That is just too cool!!! It brought a tear to my eye. YOU HAVE TO share the rest of the story now!!

October 21, 2009 05:41 PM
Kellie said...

Hi. These and all your creations are adorable. I saw these and just had to go out and try to make some. I rushed around yesterday and today getting supplies… making due with a variation on cup molds but I think I got the wrong frosting upon reading posts…I got HOMESTYLE cream cheese and is came out sticky. Tastes good so gonna scoop, chill n dip then try again tmrw. May be less frosting or go get Whipped. ADVICE?!

October 21, 2009 05:52 PM
lanaooo said...

Thats awesome! I wish my husband would have been that creative!

October 21, 2009 06:10 PM
Jennie said...

Bakerella, what a special proposal to be involved in! So exciting!
Melissa and Rich, Congratulations and enjoy your engagement….such a happy time! :)

October 21, 2009 06:57 PM
Monica said...

I guess now you’re kinda obligated to make cake pops for their wedding…….those lucky ducks!!

October 21, 2009 06:57 PM
Kellie said...

Well I chilled them and as long as they are chilled I can work with them in cups but not on a stick so much so far. The dipping part works fine. Hope they taste okay done since so sticky. I am determined because I want to do favors for my niece’s wedding in cake bites in some sort of beach theme.

October 21, 2009 07:24 PM
Multi-Tasking Mommy said...

Oh my! That is so creative, both the pops and the proposal. I hope she said yes!!!

October 21, 2009 08:50 PM
Krista said...

Way to seize the opportunity Bakerella! Wonderful wonderful idea, Rich, and congrats to the Happy Couple!

October 21, 2009 08:54 PM
Amanda said...

My heart rate increased a little bit when I realized it was an actual proposal, so I’m SURE Melissa freaked. Too cute.

October 21, 2009 08:57 PM
Tiffany said...

this was so awesome! I was all teary eyed and I read she said yes first! Congratulations and so adorable!

October 21, 2009 10:11 PM
ROSEY said...

I love love love your sweets !
soooo adorable :)

October 21, 2009 11:19 PM
Amy said...

Oh that we all had a proposal story like this one.

October 21, 2009 11:34 PM
Anonymous said...

bawling my eyes out now! Jeez! So cute! what a thoughtful guy

October 22, 2009 12:33 AM
Kelly said...

A toast to the happy couple.
Bakerella, you are official my hero!

October 22, 2009 01:01 AM
Rose said...

Omigosh that is the sweetest treat you’ve ever posted!! I totally missed this post yesterday as I wasn’t on the computer. Congrats to the happy couple!! (And kudos to the facilitator!!)

October 22, 2009 01:32 AM
Kimiyo said...

ADORABLE! The pops.. and the popping of the question! Congrats!

October 22, 2009 02:03 AM
Alia said...

God, I’m a blubbering mess! This is just the sweetest and coolest thing! Bakerella, you F-R-E-A-K-I-N-G ROCKKKK!! I’ll go over to Melissa’s site now and leave a comment. My husband was just running off to a golf tournament and I was seeing him out and he was like, ‘R u ok?’ Freaked him out a bit! I just adore you!

October 22, 2009 03:27 AM
Tegan said...

That’s so sweet.
Very smart, there.

October 22, 2009 04:18 AM
Wai Lam said...


October 22, 2009 05:03 AM
Maria said...

awww!! congrats to the the happy couple!!! that was so cute!! hehe!! and the wedding pops!!! really creative!!

October 22, 2009 07:53 AM
Katie said...

This made me want to cry! Congratulations!

October 22, 2009 08:55 AM
Amy said...

I’m about to get teary eyed at an online wedding baking proposal! lol. SUCH a cute idea and so glad you were willing to help!

October 22, 2009 09:53 AM
Angela said...

This brought tears to my eyes! So sweet and so special. Congrats to the lucky couple and to you for participating in the surprise!

October 22, 2009 10:22 AM
Libby said...

Holy Schmoly! I just cried and squealed like a kid on Christmas and I don’t even know them! That’s is the most adorable thing EVER! Great job Bakerella, you not only made Melissa’s day, but probably THE most memorable day of her LIFE! You RoCk!!

October 22, 2009 10:44 AM
Madalena said...

Just to let you know you have a HUGE FAN in Portugal and that this whole wedding proposal story got me smiling through the whole day.
OMG you are just sooo creative.
Congrats to Mel & Ritch from Portugal.

October 22, 2009 11:16 AM
Marie said...

Bakerella I’m from Uruguay, South América and I love your site!!!
THis propose is so cute, so sweet!!! I loved it!!!
My wedding cake was lots of white cupcakes with a light green heart on the top. (sorry for my bad english)
Lots of kisses from the south!!!

October 22, 2009 11:25 AM
Jenn @ FFP said...

Now THAT’S a fairy tale wedding proposal. Wishing them tons of happiness and LOVE you were so generous to help them!

October 22, 2009 12:00 PM
Jenny said...

soooooo cute!! I’m even crying right now :) what a lucky girl!!

October 22, 2009 12:33 PM
Marcia said...

OMG…I think I want to cry now! This is an awesome proposal!!! Congrats to the happy couple!

October 22, 2009 12:41 PM
Carmen said...

Okay, that was very sweet. *wipes away some tears* Congratulations to Melissa & Rich.

October 22, 2009 02:07 PM
Jacqui said...

That is so wonderful!! See ladies there really are good guys out there.. Way to go Rich… Melissa you got yourself a keeper. Bakerella I just went into your site yesterday and I am addicted!!

October 22, 2009 05:37 PM
Kati said...

This was so adorable!!! Very creative! Best of luck to the happy couple!

October 22, 2009 06:27 PM
margie said...

OMG! Cutest proposal ever. Just got tears in my eyes scrolling down through the photos.

October 22, 2009 07:57 PM
Sarah Trou said...

Do you think that somewhere in randomly, another melissa saw that blog post, and jumped and hugged her boyfriend thinking it could be her!?!?! lol

i think it is awesome though!

October 22, 2009 11:01 PM
cristy said...

ok…this is hands down the cutest thing I have ever seen…that is including puppies and baby seals.

October 23, 2009 12:22 AM
Jessica said...

That is the most darling thing I have ever seen online. I don’t know any of you and I am sitting here on my bed with tears in my eyes! Congratulations from New Mexico – it’s wonderful when you find your other half!

October 23, 2009 12:51 AM
Lesley said...

Wow what an awesome proposal. Congratulations Melissa and Rich. And Bakerella you rock!!!

October 23, 2009 05:11 AM
Michele said...

Hi bakerella, stores like Cake Art Party Store do not exist in France, & I really NEED to make all your cake pops recipes!!!! I love your work so much, & I was so glad to do them!Do you know where I could find these coloured chocolate barks & others here? Or is there someone, a realiable person, who could receive my order in the USA & send it back in France?

October 23, 2009 07:55 AM
KimD said...

Oooooh!!!! My heart has melted:)

October 23, 2009 08:47 AM
JimmyC said...

Great news, Bakerella amazing what you have done. One question, this Rich guy looks like he is in his 30′s, at that age how was he dating this Mel girl for 6 years and she still stuck by him (plus she bakes for him all the time). People are saying he is great, I think she is the catch. Rich, this is not a game, make sure you treat her right.

October 23, 2009 10:11 AM
Kara Clayton said...

From one baker to another, I think that is possibly one of the sweetest things I’ve ever heard! Brought tears to my eyes and I don’t know any of you! :-) Congratulations and great job, Bakerella, on helping create one heck of a proposal. I pray I can leave that kind of mark with my cake business as well!

October 23, 2009 11:44 AM
Elizabeth said...

This is beyond adorable. Congratulations to the happy couple! And those cake pops… mmm… definitely need to give those a whirl for my future sister-in-law’s shower!

October 23, 2009 12:49 PM
fruityoaty said...

OMG, that’s just so sweet… I actually cried. And I’m not the type to cry over stuff like that.

What a lovely thing to do.

October 23, 2009 01:06 PM
Rachel (babycakes) said...

I just found your website and saw this. Your cake balls are beautiful and that was an amazing proposal!! I’m a hopeless romantic!! That is so sweet!!
Congrats to Melissa and Richard!!! Oh Happy Day!! :)

October 23, 2009 01:54 PM
tina said...

Melissa has herself quite the perfect Bakerfella! What an awesome idea. Great work pulling through for them, Bakerella!

October 23, 2009 02:36 PM
Colleen said...

Awwwww, this is the cutest thing ever!

October 23, 2009 04:04 PM
Catherine said...

I’m crying!!! This is so beautiful :). Congratulations to Mel & Rich and thanks to Bakerella for helping out!

October 23, 2009 08:41 PM
Candice said...

Oh! This brings tears to my eyes! So adorable of you to participate, Bakerella.

Wishing all the best to the happy couple!

October 23, 2009 11:08 PM
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