The Lorax Cake Pops


It’s Cake Pop time again. And I made some cute ones for Dr Seuss’ The Lorax movie that comes out March 2.

These were fun to recreate in bright colors and cake.

Here’s a run down so you can go make.


Okay, I can’t rhyme – Let’s just get this ball rolling.

It’s time.


First up are Bar-ba-loots. They’re super cute and they love to eat Truffula fruit.

Okay, that’s enough. I’ll try not to torture you any more.


I like to roll my cake balls by hand first so I can make sure I have enough and if I need to, I can make some of them bigger or smaller at the end to keep them all about the same size.

(At the end of the post, I’ll share a pdf you can download for all of these cake pops.)


Once they’re rolled, you can reshape them however you like.

For Bar-ba-loots, roll them into an oval and pinch in on the four rounded corners.

Pinch more at the top than at the bottom and then press down on the top center to make a spot for the eyes. This will also help form those chubby cheeks. You can also use a spoon to make an indention for the mouth if you like.


For the big floppy ears, I used chocolate candy coating wafers.


Just cut a small edge off with a rounded cutter and dip the wafer into melted candy coating.


Attach it to the cake ball and let dry.


But did you notice their big rounded ears?

That’s right. One more step. No fears.


Just dip a toothpick in coating and draw a line of chocolate around the edge.

Then chill the balls. You know the drill.

And dip them and coat them in chocolate for thrills. Someone stop me.


Decorate with confetti sprinkles and mini M&M’s and a black edible ink pen.

Then these guys are ready to play in the shade.


Right underneath the Truffula Trees.

Okay, these are easy easy. Roll more cake balls like above.

Dip them, then texturize with a toothpick and love.


Dip them in orange, yellow and pink coating.

I also added a small amount of chocolate candy coating for the yellow and orange to cut the brightness down a little.


It’s like Dr. Seuss new these would be perfect for pops.

Sprinkle a little sanding sugar on the pops before the coating sets.

Use the really long paper lollipop sticks and then you can cut them down in varying lengths.

A black edible ink pen or a touch of black candy color on a dry brush adds the perfect detail for these paper tree trunks.

But what about the Lorax?

He speaks for the trees you know.


He’s easy to make.


Just dip, dry, then decorate.


You’ll need yellow candy coating, a black edible ink pen, white confetti sprinkles and lots of toothpicks.


A helpful way to get started is to etch where you want to apply the coating for the brows and mustache using a toothpick.


Then stay in the lines. Or just over them so you don’t see the etchings.

Apply the coating with the tip of your toothpick. As it starts to dry, layer on more and more coating. His mustache is really big. As the coating thickens just before setting, drag out the tips for nice pointed ends.


Replace your toothpick when it gets gloppy.

Or else your cake pops will get kinda sloppy.


Use the same technique for his bushy brows.

Break edges off confetti sprinkles, attach with coating and dot the eyes with your edible ink pen.

Dot on orange coating for a little round nose.

Cute as cute as a Lorax can be.

But wait. Just the head?

Where’s his body?

Let’s see.


Roll the cake ball into an oval and then into kind of a jelly bean shape.

Take two jumbo heart sprinkles and two broken pretzel pieces – dip the ends in coating and insert them into the pop in position for arms and legs.

Insert the legs just toward the front so you leave room to also insert a lollipop stick.

Let the attachments dry before you dip.


These will look like arms in a minute – resting on his hip.

P.S. – I’m a dork, not a poet.

Once dry, decorate faces the same as above. Just on a smaller scale.


Then use a toothpick dipped in coating to draw on his skinny arms. (I should have made one wave.)



Much better.


Here’s a pdf of the Lorax cake pops so you can make your own.

They’d be a cute snack at the theaters if you go to see the movie.

Or during Dr. Seuss story time.

Hmmm. Green eggs and ham cake pops. Those would be fun, too.

Disclosure: I was compensated to make these Lorax Cake Pops, but I might have made them anyway because they’re just too cute. Shhh… don’t tell.

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255 comments on “The Lorax Cake Pops”

  1. You never cease to amaze me!

    So adorable!

  2. Oh my gosh.. These are ADORABLE!! I’m making cake pops right now, but just the round ones. You are a cake pop rock star! :)

  3. wow! They’re adorable! I bet it took you lots of time to make this! You have too much patience and passion in cake pops making, bakerella :)

  4. These are TOO adorable for me to handle right now. I love the Lorax…and these Lorax cake pops. Beautiful!

  5. You are AMAAAZZIINNNG!!!

  6. Too darn CUTE! Love them :)

  7. wow, I love it!!

  8. Very cute and they don’t look too hard to make, either. Sweet!

  9. While the Lorax pops are adorable, I think the truffula tree pops are my favorite. So sparkly and awesome.

  10. Those are awesome! You are so talented.

  11. WOW! Just came back from the world premiere at Universal! There were cake pops at the party dessert table but not as cute as yours. Wish they would of gotten you to make theirs!!

  12. you are amazing!!

  13. Omigosh these are soooo adorable! I wish I had half of your cake pop making & decorating skills!

  14. Amazing, as usual! And I’m glad you got compensated — you deserve it!!!

  15. im so hooked!!!

  16. Incredible that you can see something then SEE it in the form of a cake ball. Amazed at how you put it all together!

  17. Love love love these! They make me smile. :D

  18. Adorable, as always. I just saw the preview on Friday when we went to see the Secret World of Arrietty for my birthday. Looks like it’ll be a fun one!

  19. These are adorable. You never cease to amaze me.

  20. omg these are sooo cute and defs worthy of nibbling on :)
    thanks for all the tips!!

  21. Gorgeous!! ^_^
    You keep blowing me away Bakerella!!
    Love love LOVE!

  22. it’s so nice !! you are amazing ! this cake it’s so very incroyable

  23. Those look very very cute!! How can you always come up with such amazing ideas??!

  24. New Dizzying Heights – you clever, clever, girl – well done

  25. Oh my goodness, these are simply brilliant! I absolutely adore them!

  26. These are too cute!

  27. These are too cute for words. Bar-Ba-Loots for me!

    Even the rhyming is cute.

  28. !!Beautiful!!

  29. Love these….wonderful idea….!

  30. Oh my… the Lorax with the body is just too cute!!

  31. Too cute

  32. To call these cute, would be an understatement!

  33. Dude, you’re killing me with cuteness. I can’t even stand how great these are!

  34. OH — I am IN LOVE with those Truffula Trees!!! IN LOVE, I tell you. I’m just going to make them and put them in a vase so I can look at them every day. SO CUTE!!

  35. Cute! How did you do the “swirly” on the trees?

  36. My brothers love Dr Seuss, as do I! You are so clever!

  37. You are simply magnificent, never cease to amaze us!!!!

  38. You are soooooooo talented!! Very, very cute! :o)

  39. How do you get the coating so clean and the balls so round? I have SUCH trouble with that part!! My cake pops are always delicious but they’re usually funky looking.

  40. So adorable! You are too creative!

  41. Wow! These look fantastic!

  42. As always, you are amazing! They are adorable!

  43. TOO FREAKIN CUTE!!!! If I could get mine to look anything near that I would so try these! Adorable. You are so my cake pop hero!!

  44. These are fantastic. Your work amazes me!

  45. I bow to you, great Bakerella – I think I’ll make these for my fella! :)

  46. Just got the blog e-mail for THE LORAX cake pops!

    I saw Lorax add on TV Thursday night and told a friend I’m going to make him! Well I guess now I have a step by step how to!! THANKS!

  47. D’aww :D

  48. Angie, you are seriously amazing! These little cake pops are the cutest ever! Hope to see you soon! xoxo

  49. These are seriously adorable. Spot on perfect! you’re pretty good at this cake pop thing ;)

  50. Adorable and perfect as always!! Love the Trees the best!

  51. AMAZING! Once again! Bravo!

  52. so cute! makes me want to see the movie even more now.

  53. These are so stinking cute and SPOT ON!!! My son and I have a date to see this movie, so excited.

    Love them, Angie!!!!!

  54. Adorable!! Love the bright colours!

  55. You NEVER cease to amaze me Angie! These are fab – but then again, so is every CakePop you ever make… These put a huge smile on my face – THANKS for sharing!

  56. These are too much. Can’t wait for the movie!

  57. Bakerella – You are just so amazing. My favorite are the truffala trees. Neat!

  58. You are an artist my dear!! Perfect! I love the truffula trees!! xoxo

  59. OH MY GOSH i love the poof balls so cute great job

  60. You are so amazing – seriously, a true artist and you should know that we all appreciate you, your brain and your imagination. (and hard work) you surprise me everyday with what you come up with. Bravo!

  61. Unbelievably amazing! I did a school project on The Lorax a few weeks ago and since then I’ve been obsessed with the movie! These cake pops just sent me over the edge! Amazing!!

  62. TOO CUTE! Your creativity never ceases to amaze me – I wish I had some of it! These are really amazing, and I LOVE Dr. Seuss – fantastic!!

  63. I DIE! TOO CUTE!!

  64. Why are you so awesome!?!

  65. These are adorable. I can’t wait to see the movie.

  66. You are such an artist! What a talent!

  67. Adorable … and the instructions with pictures you gave are so so so helpful … Thank You !!! I just bought your book and I am going to be making my first cake pops soon … our 3 1/2 year old son has fallen in love with cake pops (can you really blame him) … so he has requested I make some for his 4th birthday party … which is to be a Disney Car’s Theme this year … I would be forever grateful if you have any tips or ideas on how to shape Lightening McQueen and Tow Mater as cake pops … and how to decorate them as well. You definitely are a total rock star in the cake pop department!!!!

  68. I’m so completely in love with these. You are a decorating genius!

  69. Oh my!!! These are the cutest pops ever, but I do say that a lot, because there are so many “cutest pops ever”. Soooooooooo sweet! ***LOVE***

  70. You are so talented and patient!

  71. So stinky cute;))) love those!!!! Bakerella you Rock!!!

  72. These are adorable! I like the Lorax pops with the full body (:

  73. Angie, do you KNOW how hard it is to capture character’s faces? Incredibly. You are and have always been brilliant!

  74. Fantastic! :D And ham and egg pops would be awesome! My elementary school used to do a Dr. Seuss day, where people would bring their kids at night and everyone would hear Dr. Seuss stories. Then the cafeteria would serve up green ham and green eggs. As you can probably imagine, cake pops would be more appetising.

  75. I don’t know how you do it. Not only is your talent incredible, but also your willingness to teach us how to make these, and that is a gift!

  76. Those are awesome! I wouldn’t let anyone eat them after spending so much time on them. ;)

  77. You are so amazing! I just love how creative you are and how PERFECT your creations look! This new group is just WOW!!!

  78. You never cease to amaze me, Bakerella! We’re celebrating Dr Seuss week at work (school) soon and these cake pops would be waaay better than green eggs & ham (disgusting really). We’ll be taking our son to see the sensory-friendly screening of The Lorax on March 10th, so I will probably be making these for him :)

  79. Aw! The Lorax or the Truffula Trees are my favorite!

  80. Oh my goodness! How cute are these? I love the full bodied Lorax with his arms on his hips.

  81. Oh my gosh! Those are soo… stinkin cute I can hardly stand it! You are truly gifted and amazing!

  82. Super cute! They’d be great for a kid’s party.

  83. How beautiful!!! And your dorkiness becomes you… very cute instructions/poetry. I actually recorded the soundtrack to this several weeks ago. It looked adorable! I’m excited to see it in theaters.

  84. Outstanding!!! Love them!

  85. There might be a lot of cake pop imitators, but no one can ever be as creative and execute as well as Bakerella! You are amazing.

  86. These made me smile. :-). You are too awesome!!

  87. Hey Bakerella oh how you rule!
    Reading your blog is just way too cool.
    With Loraxes, Bar-ba-loots, and Truffle Trees too,
    Thank thank you for bringing something new.
    My world’s a much happier place,
    because of you, you wonderful Ace!

    ps (I hope no one ever “stops you!” :)

  88. Wow. Just wow. You totally nailed it! LOVE the lorax! He is so cute!


  90. ADORBS!! Could only imagine sitting in the theater with these bright + cheery pops. Angie, these are so darling and I agree with Lori above ~ you are a pro at this cake pop thing!
    btw: whenever I see that movie trailer I get goosebumps ~ it is breathtaking!! ~xo~

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