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A Stitch in time

I made a couple of new cake pop designs recently. Both for Disney, both blue. One old and one new.

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Here are some Cake Pop Sorcerer’s Hats inspired by the 1940 Disney classic animated film, Fantasia. From such a long time ago, but still so recognizable – even in candy.

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These cone-shaped cake balls are the same shape I used to make these Christmas Cake Pops. I love how simple shapes can transform into so many different themes…

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… and by using a different color candy coating and moldable candy, you can transform the shapes into Mickey’s magical hat.

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For the complete instructions on making these Sorcerer’s Hats, visit Disney’s family.com or click on the button at the end of this post.

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Now, while we’re talking blue cake pops, here’s a more recent Disney character that starts with a round shape.

Our favorite blue alien, Stitch.

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Actually, Stitches.

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Stitch uses chewy candy too, but in a different way.

I’ve tried to simplify the sprinkles down to the fewest possible to still resemble him.

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The black ones may be more difficult to find, but feel free to substitute something similarly-shaped. Even piping on black candy coating will be fine.

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These Disney projects were created for their website. For the complete instructions on making them, visit Disney’s family.com, or click on one of the buttons below. You can also poke around here for more cake pop ideas on bakerella.com.

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P.S. – If you’re around the TV tomorrow, December 7th at the 10 am hour, I’m going to be on the Today Show showing Kathie Lee and Hoda how to make holiday cake pops. Eek. Excited and Nervous.

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176 comments on “A Stitch in time”

  1. I have never seen cake pops before, what a great idea. I love the photos!

  2. What channel is it on?

  3. I have been a huge Stitch fan since the movie several years ago. Love these!!!! I can’t stop smiling.
    Can you do a Wallace & Gromit? Gromit is my all time favorite character.

  4. STICH that is my bff’s fav disney charator and i recewntly went 2 disney myself.

  5. I have just started making cake pops, and I would not have done it without you! When I can’t seem to get creative, or things aren’t going well, I love to browse through your endless creations to remind me what I am working toward. Thanks for being my ultimate guide through the world of baking!

  6. Could I challange you maybe?? I got a question about making an Angry Birds cake, so I thougt that the birds and the pigs would be greate to have on the cake but as Cake pops. So was wondering; how would you make Angry Bird Cake Pops??

  7. How do you make stiches ears? mine neve
    r turn out right but they are still really cute.

  8. im just begginin´bakin´the cake pops but i got a problem cause when i cover it with the chocolate it get broken, so i wanna know what is the correct procedure to get this cover rite.
    Thx you for the support.

  9. adorable!

  10. It must have took a lot of ingredients & fondant 2 make all those food! What would she do after making all those pops and cookies? Eat them or sell them? (throw them away? -impossible)

  11. omg!! i LOVE that you made a Stitch cake pop! he’s one of my very favorite characters & my best friend’s favorite! i will definitely be making these for her birthday this year!! :)

  12. love they there so cool

  13. i really like to make cake pops i have the book and i really like it :) thanks!!!

  14. I love the cake balls on a stick. I am having trouble with them cracking and falling off the stick. Any suggestions? Thanks.

  15. so cute!! I love the disney ones even more only because I’m a more oldies disney than a newbie disney.

    Both are cute though! I laughed when I saw the Stitch one…I know someone who can talk just like him.

  16. Quick question… I’ve only seen you use cream cheese frosting to mesh with the cake. Can you use any or is there something about the cream cheese that’s special? (forgive me, I’m a total cake pop newb).

  17. YOU ARE MY HERO. We LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Stitch! I cannot wait to make these!

  18. I love Stitch…you really outdid yourself!

  19. You are wonderful!!! I *always* look forward to reading your blog because it just brightens up my day!

  20. Wow, I swear I don’t know how you do this stuff because it’s so tiny and intricate.

    Do you use tweezers?

    I’m hoping Santa brings me your book!

  21. these are soooo cute and congrats on being on the today show! you deserve it!!

  22. i saw you on the today show and i was SO excited! I made everyone at work watch. all 2 shop guys. lol! you did wonderfully!!!!

  23. genius + talent = bakerella!! xo.

  24. These little guys look evil!! Haha, and delicious.
    Lookin’ good.
    Congrats on the success of the book!

    Sarah at http://blogcandiquik.com

  25. Just got back from Disney…..and I LOVE these! Too cute!

  26. OMG! These are the cutest things ever! What a GREAT idea! I am going to post this on my facebook page for everyone to see! :) love it!
    http://www.facebook.com/?ref=home#!/pages/SMR-Party-Wear/157618416381

  27. Stitch is SO freaking cute! I don’t think I could bring myself to eating him!

  28. I love the Stitch cake pop! I didn’t really expect to like that movie, but when I finally saw it I loved it. So cute!

  29. Those Stitch pops just plain old make me happy!

  30. Who would have thought you would have published a new york times bestseller book, met blake lively, gone on the today show and have your cake pops on the cover of betty crocker all from having this wonderful blog (which i really love). You’re a beautiful photographer and a beautiful baker

  31. Oh…for those that missed the broadcast of the Today show I googled it and watched it on the computer.

  32. Love everything you make. I have a question though….what did you use for Mickey’s ears on the wizard hat?

  33. These are SO awesome!

  34. I am in love with you and your creations. They are adorable. Hope you are having a great time in New York. I have featured you in my blog http://secretfling.wordpress.com
    Keep going
    Secretfling

  35. saw you on the today show. you did excellent!! i love checking to see your new designs. who knew cake pops would be so popular. i definitely enjoy making them, it’s a great project, and they go so fast at parties!! keep up the great work!! :D

  36. Hi! ever thought of coming up with Bakerella app? so I can access even if I’m away from the computer

  37. u are amazing! can i ask u a question? but i didn’t see your e-mail adress..

    my mail adress : gokchecoskun@gmail.com

  38. I just watched your spot on the Today Show. How fabulous are you! and it’s nice to hear your voice instead of just reading your thoughts. You go girl! And your hair rocked!

  39. Hey I saw you on TV today!..now this will make me look stupid- but i didn’t even know the name of the show- although i see form other posts it was the today show.

    I work with a woman with dementia and was at her home and it came on-

    You looked great- as did yer little snowmen- I thought i perhaps caught a glimpse of some shakey hands- but i could have made that up in my mind too- you seriously did so well!

    It is funny how regularly reading a blog makes ya feel like you know someone- I had this overwhelming urge to tell the woman i was with “Hey I know her”!!!

    well done!

  40. Hey I saw you on TV today!..now this will make me look stupid- but i didn’t even know the name of the show-

    I work with a woman with dementia and was at her home and it came on-

    You looked great- as did yer little snowmen- I thought i perhaps caught a glimpse of some shakey hands- but i could have made that up in my mind too- you seriously did so well!

    It is funny how regularly reading a blog makes ya feel like you know someone- I had this overwhelming urge to tell the woman i was with “Hey I know her”!!!

    well done!

  41. I’ve loved trying my hand at making several of the pops and I’m getting better, but after I’ve wrapped them in their little bags, do they still have to stay in the refrigerator and how long can they stay out when you want to give them as a gift?

  42. It was great seeing you on tv today…how exciting!!

  43. Saw you on with KL and Hoda. Your creativity is so inspiring. I hope to someday meet you!

  44. love those Mickey wizard hats…adorable! I’m so bummed I missed you on the Today show…that must’ve been so exciting!

  45. I was so excited to see you on the Today show. You did great and it was so awesome to see video of you making cake pops live. You must have had a blast with Hoda and Kathie Lee…those two crack me up!

    I loved reading your post about your book signings and your post about meeting Blake L. What an incredible journey you are on!!!

  46. These are soooo cute!

  47. Saw you on the today show. You are a darling woman! You seriously make those look like a piece of cake…pardon the pun!

  48. Hey Bakerella,

    ive looked all over your website, however i cannot find the basic cake pop recipe.. it seems to have gone astray from my sight.. Plus How much frosting are you meant to put in with the cake? Can you please Email me: glk_92@live.com.au

  49. amazing!
    amazing job as always :)
    wow.

  50. Me encanta todo lo que publican! Amo sus creaciones :D
    Saludos desde mexico!

  51. I love stitch. They are adorable.

  52. I LOVE Disney and Cake Pops…these are AMAZING!!!! You are so talented, love, love all your ideas!!!

  53. These are simply gorgeous! I cant imagine consuming these cute lovelies :) thanks for sharing!

  54. <3

  55. You did so great on the today show :)

  56. Congrats! I just watched you on the Today show and I LOVED all of the pops! You are adorable and your pops are fantastic! Thanks for sharing all of your yummy and creative ideas!

  57. I can’t believe how many fresh ideas you come up with! So creative.
    I just watched you on the Today show website and am so proud to be a follower of your blog…more appropriate is that I am a follower of the Cake Pop Movement! I love telling my friends that I have followed you FOREVER! Your book has been given to so many of my friends and family and is presently wrapped up under my tree for many others this Christmas. Keep up the great work and we are all so proud of you!

  58. Awww their so cute. I love the use of the starbursts.

  59. I love both of those cake pops! I think the first is up my alley as a novice. :)

    I actually woke up in the AM to watch you on The Today show – you were fabulous!

  60. Good job on the Today show Dudley! ;)

  61. Cute! How about the a Villians series starting with my favorite, the Evil Queen from Snow White!! Then mail me one. Please.

  62. will you send me some please?

  63. These are sooooo CUTE!!!!! I just LOVE the things you make : )

  64. I love anything Disney and the Hat is so cute!

  65. Bakerella!!! One of my afternoon preschool students brought me a copy of your book today! I could have cried! It’s so cute!!! His mom and I were talking crafts the other day and I mentioned your blog. She’s a fan, too, and decided to get us both books. What a perfect surprise:) I hope you had fun on the show today. Thanks for the inspirations!

  66. you were soooo good on kl and hoda!!!!

  67. Just watched you on Today and you did Great!!!! Taped it too so I can watch again! Everything looked great! Fabulous job! Thanks for being such an inspiration! God bless you in this Christmas season and all year!

  68. I absolutely love the Stitch cake pops. He is my favorite Disney character. I am gonna take a crack at making the stitch pops.
    I do have a question… How to you get the cone shaped pops to be so perfect? I had a hard time shaping those. Any suggestions/help? Thanks!

  69. I was dropping my kids off at my mils house and there on her TV was Bakerella!!! I was so excited and you did a great job :)

  70. Shut UP, girl! I just watched you on the Today show – great job!!

  71. You were fantastic on the Today show! I don’t know how you were able to get a word in with those two! Congratulations!!!

  72. Good luck on the Today Show! You are amazing!!

  73. I just saw you on the Today show! Awesome!

  74. I wish you were on there longer. I felt like they were rushing you. But totally loved seeing you and your cake pops!!

  75. I cannot believe how you keep thinking of new cake pop creations! One word – Amazing!

  76. Just saw you on KL and Hoda. You were awesome!!!

  77. All I can hear is that ominous oboe playing as the broken pieces of broomstick start forming into new brooms. Sceery!

    Hope your Today Show gig was awesome.

  78. YOU DID GREAT!! Just watched the Today Show! You were wonderful. Hoda and KLG on the other hand….they were worthless!
    You are just too cute!

  79. Ohmygosh, soooo excited to watch you tomorrow on the Today Show! We’re routing you on!!!

  80. The DVR is all set! Congrats to you on all of your recent success…you must want to pinch yourself sometimes!!

    Consumed: My Culinary Adventure

  81. Aw, man! I wish I would have checked your blog sooner so I could have recorded the Today Show. Now I’m stuck at school, and I don’t think my 2nd graders will appreciate the Today Show. Scratch that. They would love it. It’s the principal that wouldn’t appreciate it. :)

  82. Love ’em!! I CAN NOT wait for the “Disney Cake Pop” book. That would combine my two favorite things in the world (besides my kids).

  83. I agree! And you have the cutest laugh! Didn’t see any silly side waves. : )

  84. Just saw your segment on the Today show! Great job!

  85. Totally cute! I see your little face coming up on KL and Hoda! YEAH! xoxox Deborah

  86. I made them for Halloween and Election Night! However , I cannot find edible ink or the spray on edible spray – Any suggestions! Everybody at my house LOVED my. . . er. . . . your. . . .um. .. . . our cakepops!

  87. Ok theres another Today show coming on at 11 my time. And it showed the cake pops. So next hour she will be on. Thanks Kathlyn. :)

  88. To Cindy: at 10:25 EST they just showed her prepping in the Today show kitchen – she’ll be on soon. :-)

  89. To Karen..shes on the today show right? Cause I just watched the today show from 7-10 my time and didnt see her. Unless, I’m totally messed on what show lol.

  90. to cindy…she will be in the 10oclock hour.

  91. JUST now saw this post!!! 10:17a.m. !!! hope i didn’t miss it! WOW, i am so excited for you :)

  92. My TV is on – can’t wait to see what you do!

  93. Did I miss Bakerella? I didnt see her on the Today show.

  94. Good luck and have tons of fun! The DVR is on!

  95. Love them:) Thanks for sharing. It was wonderful to see you in Toronto:)

  96. Oh no! My daughter has doctor’s appointment at 10! Guess I’ll have to Ti-vo it. Good luck!!!!!

  97. I live in Florida and am quite the Disneyaholic and I must say that those disney creations are right on! I could see those selling at the theme parks. I would love to see a nativity scene in cake pops. Are you up for the challenge?

  98. Holy cuteness on sticks!

  99. Super Duper cute! I just made cake pops last night. I did Vanderbilt colors for my friend who is a huge Vanderbilt fan.

  100. So excited to see you on The Today Show….today!!! We PVR’d it!
    Rich and I will be watching it later!

  101. I love love love the Stitch pops! They’re so cute!
    And no worries about being on the Today show, you’re a pro now, you’ll do great; which reminds me, I need to set my DVR!

  102. Wow these are all beautifully done I can’t pick a favorite! But I think its definitely Stitch. :)

  103. i love the stiches pops and i’ll be DVRing you this morning!

  104. Lovely!!!! you always surprice me darling!!
    kisses
    ETta

  105. Way to bury the lead…:-) I’m hoping someone TIVOs your TV appearance so we can see it! Good luck today – you’re going to be awesome!

  106. OMG !!!! I love Stitch !!!! And these are going to be one of my favorite pops ever, of course.

    You are a genius.

  107. Darling cookie pops. Love them. Will be watching you on the Today show. Congrats again. Now your famous. Love it. Paulette

  108. I love the sorcerer hats with little ears! They are too cute!

    I will definitely dvr the show so I can watch you later!

  109. OMG! total cuteness. Love them!

  110. Oh my goodness, the sorcerer’s hats are just too cute! I love them!

  111. when i saw Stitch, I died. x_x

  112. love the stitch cake pops!

  113. Precioso!
    Mglòria de Gourmenderies

  114. I love yuor pops, this is amazing

  115. Good luck, I’ll be watching and you’ll be great!

  116. Those are so adorable!

  117. I’ll be watching!

  118. You are having an awesome NYC trip! Can’t wait to see the Today show!

  119. me likey!i love stitch! it’s my niece’s fave cartoon character…I’m sure she’s be delighted to see and eat this. I’ll make this one when they come & visit me here in March! sooo excited!!!

  120. Adore the fantasia ones, I love how you use the simple shapes to transform into so many magical pops too.

  121. She does it again!!! I want to look inside your head and see how you come up with all these ideas!

  122. Oh my!!! Those stich pops are adorable!!

  123. oh my goodness! I love these! You’re so CREATIVE!!! U always amaze me!

    Can’t wait to see you on Today Show!

  124. Hey Bakerella! Congrats on the Today Show!! How exciting! I love these new pops…Super cute! I also wanted to let you know that I sent my address via email re: the book contest – hope you received it! Thanks again and good luck! :)

  125. Hi Bakerella :) You are such an inspiration. I literally became obsessed with your cake pops after randomly coming across your book 1 week ago. Since then I’ve read all your posts and I’ve already made zombie cake pops for my zombie obsessed boyfriend’s birthday and he (along with everyone else) loved them. I’m so happy you did a Disney theme because I actually just made some Jack Skellington cake pops… to try out some different flavor combinations of course. After the semester’s over, I’ll have a full month to go crazy and I’m super excited!!

  126. Super cute! You are extremely creative.

  127. wow, i am IMPRESSED! these are gorgeous and so fun…they really remind me of Fantasia!

  128. how do I send you a pic of some cake pops that I made that I think you’ll really enjoy? btw congrats on the TODAY SHOW! awesome you’ll do great!

  129. You will have many fans supporting you tomorrow- Good Luck! You’ll do great! PS – don’t take any crap from Kathy Lee :(

  130. These are too cute Bakerella! Best of luck to you on TV tomorrow – I’ll be watching!

  131. I added your book to my chronicle books giveaway list!

    http://www.brandyharman.com/2010/12/chronicle-books.html

    I love your pops!

  132. Good lord, that’s amazing. Do you ship them? ;)

  133. I cannot stop giggling with joy at the Stitch pops, definitely one I will try…and oh my goodness, Kathy Lee and Hoda, will definitely have my fingers crossed for you, never know what craziness the ladies will bring. Have fun!

  134. Love these! We made cake pops on Saturday. I will post them on Saturday! Loving your book!

  135. So cute! I love the Sorcerer’s Apprentice Hats! I’ll be at Mommy and Me workout tomorrow morning, but you can guarantee I’m Tivo-ing The Today Show! Can’t wait to see you!

  136. I absolutely LOVE your stitch pops!! Stitch used to be my sons favorite character when he was little! Him and Stitch could have been brother since they are both little trouble makers!!

  137. I’m going to have to make those sorcerer’s hats! I love everything Disney!

  138. How about something like the little mushrooms in Fantasia? So much to work with in Fantasia!!! Very cool, lady!

  139. You were fabulous on Canada AM so you will be great on the Today Show as well. Have fun!

  140. How cute are these?! I love the way you utilize the Starbursts. They’re so accessible, and much more tasty than fondant! :D

  141. So cute! I watched Fantasia at least 7 million times with my baby brother when I used to babysit him, mostly because he loved mickey the scorcerer!

  142. LOVE the sorcerer’s hats! hmmm and someone has to eat all those extra starbursts, yum!

  143. So simple… and so pretty!!! You are a genius!

  144. i love the sorcerer’s hat a lot! (:
    the color combination and micky’s ears
    are the best part :D
    the hat and stitch both look MAGICAL~ ^^

  145. Those both look fantastic! I wish I could skip work to watch you tomorrow :( Good Luck!!

  146. so exciting! I was browsing the guide and saw “cake pops” listed and automatically hit record for tomorrow! yay! I will be watching too!

  147. Wow, these are awesome. I wish I could make some of them for my kids, uuummmm, maybe after Christmas with all the craziness and all :-)

  148. Love them both. Congrats on the Today show- that’s awesome!

  149. Hey! I am the girl from Orange County WS book signing that works at Sea World! We have brought animals tons of times to the Today Show and it is crazy! They work at the fastest pace I have ever seen and boy when your segment is over do they want you outa there quick! Hope you have a great time in New York. We always stay at a nice hotel near the M&M factory…yuumm….

  150. Adorable, as always! Love the sorcerer’s hats the most! So much talent!

  151. I will be watching!! I love Bakerella!!! <3

  152. AWESOME! I watch the Today Show everyday! I’m excited for you :)

  153. Too cute…love them both!!

  154. So creative! I love them!

  155. Today show! WOW!! Congratulations! <3

  156. How cute! Have a great Today Show!

  157. Stitch! I love that little guy! So cute.

    And, good luck tomorrow!!! I’m sure you’ll do great!! I’m sooo happy for you!

  158. they are SO cute and I’m SO excited for ya…..just programed the DVR to record YOU tomorrow on TODAY! :)

  159. you amaze me…

  160. sooo cute!

  161. I need to start getting my creative juices flowing and coming up with some ideas too! Love them!

  162. Cute…cute…cute!!! I think I have been in a hole lately and have no idea who stich is but he has a nice smile! I am still trying to make the Xmas pops in your book…just fantastic…please keep popping!

  163. What kind of chocolate do you use??

  164. Ahhh!! Soooo cute!! I am a Disney freak!

  165. I am utterly jealous and amazed at your talent!

  166. Soooo CUTE!!!! I’m a DISNEY fanatic, I love these! Good luck on TV! You will do fine. Come to Lubbock for a book signing, please!

  167. I was so impressed with the Fantasia hat, then you MADE MY DAY with Stitch! He is my favorite Disney character! It seems like Disney isn’t marketing him much anymore, so THANK YOU!!!

  168. Those are so adorable! Have a great time – you will do great!

  169. They look amazing! Have a great time on the Today show :) sounds like a great day to be in NY!

  170. Oh my goodness, those are SO cute!
    Good luck on tv! :)

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