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

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642 comments on “Wedding Cake Pops”

  1. I was going to ask if she said yes…
    and I see you commented!
    YOU are awesome…
    and this was so fun!

  2. Oh My God …
    Those pops are so cute !!!

    Congratulations Mel & Rich !

  3. OH MY!!!!!!!!!!!! How cute, glad she said yes. :)

  4. WOW! These are so cool and CONGRATULATIONS Mellisa and Rich!

  5. Omigod! That is the sweetest, cutest, adorable, and most original proposal! Congratulations to Rich and Melissa! :) :) :)

  6. Oh how sweet is that?! I almost answered myself… I guess the guy had something to do with it too otherwise it wouldn´t be any proposal right? Really cute and thoughtful. Hope to hear a response from Melissa…

  7. :o :o :o :o

    Melissa is lost, watching these se can only say YES.

    Bakerella, your as genius as always. AMAZING

  8. *Sweetest* (literally!) proposal EVER!

  9. Ahh – that’s so sweet!

  10. …My boyfriend knows I’m obsessed with this site…and we’ve been ring shopping lately….and my name is Melissa…and my heart just about stopped…until I read that it was from Rich…not Kody :( lol…oh well. I’ll wait my turn!

  11. reading that made my heart skip a little bit and i actually teared up.

    you got yourself a good one Melissa :]

  12. Hopefully there isn’t another Bakerella fan out there named Melissa with a boyfriend named Rich. That would have been awkward!! Congratulations to the new bride and groom to be.

  13. Gaaah! I’m more than a little ferclempt! So adorable. So creative! Of course she said yes!!!

  14. WHOO HOO! Fantastic! How could she not say yes to such a wonderful guy/proposal? Love it. Made my day.

  15. This is the CUTEST thing ever! I totally got chills. What an unexpected way to be proposed to – if I were Melissa I’d have been totally surprised.

    Congratulations to Melissa and Rich!

  16. Ohmigosh! that was just too lovely! happy marriage to rich and melissa! God bless them!

    Bakerella–those pops are just beautiful, gave me a great idea for my friend’s bridal shower.

  17. Oh my gosh! This is so exciting! Aaaggghhh, I am so happy for Melissa and Rich! This was fabulous! High five for Bakerella for this totally exhilarating surprise!

  18. Congrats to Mel and Rich!
    I was excited for the wedding pops, but this tops the cake…
    Looks like I’ll get to actually try one of these now…
    So happy for the newly engaged couple! We know a perfect beach you can get married at (it’s B.Y.O.R.)…Best couple ever.

  19. Those are so cute and original!

  20. Awwww!! I totally got goosebumps when I read that last line!!!

  21. This is so sweet! Congratulations Melissa and Rich! And of course, I love the post Bakerella! :)

  22. WOW! Soooo cute! I even teared up a little!


  23. OMG!! This is just amazing!!! This is soo romantic..

    Congrats Melissa and Rich!!!

    Those cake pops are too freaking adorable.

  24. Oh, how sweet. I bet if she doesn’t say yes to Rich I bet there would be several volunteers that would take her spot. But of course I bet she did say yes.

  25. Congratulations Melissa & Rich! We love you and are SO happy for you! What an amazing proposal … enjoy every minute of being engaged. xoxoxoxo

  26. Congrats to the Melissa and Rich! This was just so adorable!!

  27. Congratulations Melissa & Rich! We love you and are SO happy for you! What an amazing proposal … enjoy every minute of being engaged. xoxoxoxo

  28. Hi everybody, this is “THE MELISSA!!!” I know that you have all been waiting for my response…it has been such an exciting and overwhelming evening. Thanks everyone for your wonderful wishes…and thanks a million Bakerella for making this happen! Of course I said YES and haven’t stopped smiling since…

  29. awww!!! That is precious! Love the proposal and the cake pops are awesome! I might try some similar for a birthday!

  30. Loved this….and SO happy she said YES!!!

    Can’t wait for the 411.

  31. Best.proposal.ever!!! Well done, Rich :-)


  32. Too cute!!

  33. I just cried a little!

  34. holy cow!! That is super cute (the pops AND the engagement!)

  35. This made me all weepy! Congrats to Melissa and Rich! I wish you both a lifetime of happiness and love!

  36. I totally got chills!!!! This was THE best idea and CUTEST thing ever!!!! What a smart boy he is! She is one lucky girl and I can’t wait to hear the rest of the story. Also how sweet of you to do this for them! You are awesome!

  37. And, of course, congrats to the happy couple!!!!!

  38. Woohooo! She said yes! Can’t wait to get all the information!

  39. Guys I’m balling I am soooooo happy for you. Sending you tons love and keeses from rockaway beach wish we could be there

  40. This whole post made my day! What a wonderful proposal! P.S. Love the cake pops…they are beautiful! :-)

  41. Omg thats is adorable! I love it! I cant wait for my next friend to get engaged so i can make these for a party!!!!

  42. YAY! Count me #whatever-it-is for the goosebumps and the chills and the tears – what a fabulous idea! Melissa, you got yourself a keeper there! Best of luck for many happy years together!

  43. How exciting!!! Who knew one could have so many emotions in one blog post! Can’t wait for the full story…

  44. YAH!!! Congratulations, Melissa!!!
    What a great proposal…so fun.
    And, naturally, love the cake pops…so cute :)

  45. I got teary eyed!!! Can’t wait to hear her answer :)

  46. supper cute and I hope that she says yes and that they have a wonderful life together!!!!
    What did she say? What did she say?


  47. That is just the sweetest thing and I am so glad that she said yes. That has to be one of the most original and romantic proposals I have seen. Congratulations to the happy couple. What a wonderful friend they have.

  48. Congratulations to the happy couple! The cake pops are adorable and what a memorable way to propose!!

  49. What a wonderful story to end the weekend on! Congrats to Rich and Melissa!

  50. Adorable! Can’t wait to hear the details! Bakerella, it’s you and PW in the running for best romantic surprising proposals :-)

  51. What a delightful (and delicious) story and memory!

  52. That seriously made me cry! Melissa is a very lucky girl. And you bakerella are a VERY talented lady! Ok now I’m gonna scroll back up and read it all again! :)
    Much love,
    Mini Baker

  53. That is soooo cute!
    Congrats to the couple!

  54. Butterflies! I have butterflies in my stomach!
    Sweetest husband-to-be ever.
    (Please don’t tell MY husband that!)

  55. LOVE this!! Even my husband agree it was very sweet :)

    We had cake balls at our wedding reception and they were a smash hit! Of course it wasn’t even a month ago and these would have been SO MUCH CUTER! Oh well…

    Maybe for my birthday!

    Congrats Mel & Rich!!!

  56. I wish my name was Melissa! Cutest proposal ever!!! Congrats to the happy couple!

  57. Congratulations Melissa!!! :)

  58. WOW!!! So awesome, I don’t think I know any girl who wouldn’t LOVE that!! So sweet and my proposal just lost some points! ;) This is my first time to your site and I LOVE it! You are AMAZING and my desserts are going to be so much cuter now because of you!! I came to find tips on how to make cake pops cause I got a plan for a Halloween Party, not what you would think though! I’m going to try to make dirty cake pops for my husband’s costume, he is going to be a D#*% in a box guy(have you seen the Justin Timberlake and Andy Samborgh SNL musical skit?) Anyways, we wanted something for inside the box for a little trick or treat! I will e-mail you the results, I’m sure it will be interestinng and funny! Thanks for your awesome tips, you are fabulous!

  59. Brilliant! Congrats! (btw…does Rich have a single brother who is as clever as he is?????)

  60. aww… these are adorable! I can’t imagine making the little cakes. I have had a hard time just doing the balls. Bakerella you are seriously talented. I can’t wait to hear from Melissa!

  61. That’s so awesome!

  62. Um, I loved this so much, you’d think I was Melissa.

  63. How Cute!! Awww!! Too Cute!

  64. I love Bakerella. And I love cake pops. And now I think I love both of them a lot more. This was sooo sweet – no pun intended! :)

  65. How cute!!! I love that he was so creative!

  66. This gave me CHILLS. Congratulations to the lovely couple and to you for pulling off such a creative proposal. Well done!

  67. This is such a wonderful proposal! Totally caught me by surprise! Great job, Bakerella, and congratulations to Rich and Melissa! May your life together always be as sweet as this proposal!

  68. OMG what a cute post dedicated to a friend! You totally just helped a man propose, that is awesome!

    Congrats to the happy couple! I can’t wait to hear the full story! :)

  69. Yay! She said yes! Such a relief … and such a SWEET proposal! (Get it? Sweet? Because it was, and it was cake?)

    Next question–do they get to actually eat the cake pops now? (grin)

  70. Awesome!! That is beyond sweet!! Can’t wait to hear Melissa’s story. :)

  71. Congrats to the happy couple!
    Surely the sweetest proposal ever.
    Bakerella, who knew you were such a romantic–and a Cupid to boot!

  72. Congrats Melissa and Rich!

  73. So sweet! Congratulations to Mel and Rich!

  74. That is so sweet! Congratulations to the lucky couple! And as always Bakerella, you nailed it!

  75. This is great!! Love this post. So glad to hear that she said “yes!” Congrats to the happy couple!

  76. WOW! There is romance left in this world! LOVE IT LOVE IT! Can’t wait for the details, and hopefully Melissa’s account. :)

  77. How amazing! So glad she said yes!! Can’t wait to here the whole story!

  78. Wow!

    These are precious of course, but I can’t wait to hear the full details of the proposal!

  79. WOW!!! i got the chills, what an awesome way to be proposed to.

  80. oh my goodness! That was the cutest thing!!! Congrats to Melissa and her creative man.

  81. How sweet! Congratulations Mel & Rich! Bakerella, will you please share the story and a photo?

  82. Such a sweet proposal! Very creative and precious. This is Today-Show worthy!

  83. Now THAT is romantical! Congratulations and way to go Rich!


    <3 How cute!! And exciting! Yay Melissa and Rich! :D

  85. I am not “the” Melissa—congrats to her and Rich!

    These cake pops are beyond adorable–I can see them as bday cakes too!

  86. NO WAY!! Did this just happen?!??! How amazing! Writing this with tears in my eyes! Congrats Melissa and Rich!!

  87. Those are soooooo adorable!!!

  88. WOOHOO!! I’m so glad she said yes! Congrats to Melissa and Rich, and gigantic kudos to Rich for coming up with this and to Bakerella for making it happen. Too awesome!

  89. YAY, Rich and Melissa!!!

  90. between the wedding i attended last night and now this… its too much!!!! that was the sweetest thing :)

  91. squeeeeeeee!!!

    sooooo cute!

  92. OMG! That made my heart totally skip!!! What a gorgeous proposal… I am sooo jealous – my darling husband proposed in front of the telly….!!

  93. This gave me chills! :)

  94. This gave me chills! :)

  95. This is so freaking CUTE! OMGoodness, just puts a smile on my face.

    9ongrats to the happy couple! :-)

  96. First time commenter here.. but this was amazing! I’m glad she said yes! :]

    Keep up the amazing work, Bakerella!

  97. OMG! This is too cute! What an awesome proposal!

    (good luck to the happy couple!)

  98. yay!!! this is suuuuper freaking cute omg, i can’t believe it. Congrats to the happy couple!

  99. Just got word. Melissa said YES! Full 411 to come later.

  100. awwwww….Love is In the Air!!! Love this! :)

  101. So, so cute! I hope she said yes!!!

  102. Omg!!! This is too adorable!!! What did Melissa say?!! Please write us an update with all the details!!!

    Congratulations Melissa & Richard!!! :D

  103. OMG … i just sat here and cried when I saw this. That was sooooo sweet!


  104. I wish I were Mel!

  105. So cute! I hoe she said yes, and I hope we get to hear the whole story!!

  106. Ahh. congrats. :) this is such a cute idea!

    I want to know details too!! :)

  107. I so want an excuse to make these! What a wonderful proposal, so so sweet!

  108. Very creative. I’m sure she said yes… I wonder if it’s happened yet.. it was posted today… maybe she hasn’t seen it yet???

    LOG ON Melissa!! lol


  109. too cute!! love this site, love this post!! make sure you bring us the follow up details!!

  110. I love it!! Totally made me smile and cry :)
    My best to Melissa and Rich!

  111. Love these! We need to know what Melissa said.

  112. que bonito.¿Que dijo Melisa?

  113. WAIT. Did someone just propose on your BLOG? Oh my god! That’s a first!


  115. Oh my gosh! Bakerella- you should be a movie! I LOVE this! How romantic and exciting and sweet!! I can’t wait to hear the rest of the story! -They could be part of your movie ;)
    Also- you’re ideas are incredible and they keep coming! So amazing.

  116. this is so sweet! i just recently re-discovered your blog bakerella, and i’m loving it!! i am also tearing up over here!! please let’s see the resutls of this oh-so-original proposal!!

  117. That is the cutest thing EVER!!!!!!!!!! I hope she said yes!!!

  118. How DARLING!!! And I LOVE the proposal!! Soooooo freaking awesome!

  119. Are you kidding me? that just gave me chills!! i’m sitting here thinking that these are totally adorable and then you hit the hopeless romantic in me with that!!! soooo sweet! oh, she MUST say yes!!

  120. Please tell me she said yes. That was a clever proposal and very unique.

  121. These are gorgeous!

  122. Melissa, I think we are all dying in suspense! What happened next!?


  123. SO CUTE and SAY YES MELISSA!!!!!

  124. Oh I love it!! What a fantastic idea!!! What a lucky girl you are Melissa!
    Your cake pops are so sweet too! ;-)

  125. OMG MEL! What did you say??????

  126. Oh, how AWESOME is Bakerella to do something like this! Hoping Melissa takes notice that a guy who is as creative as this has got to be AMAZING in real life! Good luck!

  127. You are sooo creative. What a sweet proposal.

  128. these wedding cake pops are so amazing and the proposal idea was fantastic!!! don’t know who this guy is but he sure knows how to propose to a girl! :) can we get an update?

  129. this is too cute!!

    so are the cake pops of course!!

  130. aaaaaawwwwwwwww!!!!!!!!!!!!

  131. Absolutely adorable. How could you say no to a proposal like that?
    Come on Melissa! We’re all waiting for an answer!

  132. WOW! SO incredibly adorable and ingenious!! Great job Rich!! :)

  133. What an unforgettable proposal!!! Darling pops!

  134. OH EM GEE. You are way too talented.

  135. oh man I TOTALLY JUST GOT GOOSEBUMPS, aha! Not to mention that these are ridiculously adorable.

  136. this is OVER THE TOP!!
    WOW! what a way to propose!!!
    bakerella you are just FANTASTIC & so CREATIVE & what a friend!!
    melissa…we are all waiting!

  137. really sweet pops and god job for your work

  138. Such a sweet post! Bakerella, you’re a fantastic matchmaker!

  139. What an awesome proposal… I do prof wedding videography and had to post this to my blog immediately… Please follow up with the response!!!

  140. Aah! This is such a great post. Can’t wait for the follow up. Congratulations Melissa and Rich!

  141. What a great proposal! Great job, Bakerella.


    Soooooooooooooo sweet! :)

  143. Awwwwww!!!! I hope she said YES!

  144. Ditto Sweet Potato Pi! I’m all teary!! Can’t wait to hear from Mel and Rich!!

  145. That made me gasp and then cry! I’m such a sap. And now I can’t wait to hear from Melissa! Oh – and amazing cakepops, too!

  146. You do such amazing work, how cute those are. Ty for sharing your talent.

  147. OMGoodness! Bakerella, you are awesome to do that!! I was mesmerized by your cute, cute, cute cake pops and then the proposal… my heart melted!

  148. Awww, I LOVE this!! I got all goosebumpy and I’m not even Melissa! I don’t even KNOW Melissa!!
    Melissa is one lucky girl, though :)
    You are so sweet, Bakerella!!!

  149. adorable…..i hope we all get a follow up of the answer and the reaction !!!

  150. So sweet! Go for it Melissa!

  151. adorable to max cake pops! And adorable proposal!!

  152. OMG i totally teared up at that! I’m a sucker for proposals!(Probably cuz I didn’t get one lol)
    Melissa, hurry and post..if you can see through your happy tears! Good goin’ Rich. Great job Bakerella!

  153. This was so awesome of you to do for them! And the cake pops are awesome too! You are one amazing lady!

  154. Totally got the goosebumps!!! I hope she said yes!! Those pops are adorable!

  155. Too stinkin’ cute!!!!! I hope she said yes too! I can only imagine what cake pops mean to her now ! :)

  156. OMG! How awesome!!!

  157. AW!!! we better hear the story behind this!

  158. OH MY GOSH!! Best proposal ever, this is absolutely adorable!! Bakerella, your treats never cease to amaze me, you’re one talented woman!! I hope Melissa says yes!!

  159. Oh my gosh! That is just too sweet! What a fantastic idea and one sweet husband-to-be!

    Melissa…please let us know your side of the story!

  160. my heart just skipped a beat and i don’t even know these people! i hope she says yes!!

  161. Rich is one smarty! I can’t wait to hear what Mel said! Those wedding cake pops are too cute!

  162. IT GAVE ME CHILL BUMPS! How awesome!?

  163. Oh that took my breath away! I started crying how exciting for her, WELL????????

  164. So cute and sweet that I cried. I want to hear a guest post from Melissa too!

  165. Absolutely love it. So cute.

  166. Aww, how sweet is that?

  167. Oh my gosh!
    I hope Melissa guest posts and tells us about her reaction. And her answer!!! LOL
    Absolutely beautiful and creative pops!

  168. Get out of here! I wasn’t expecting that.

    Can’t wait to hear the response!!

  169. Just when I think the pops can’t get any cuter… made me tear up!

  170. these are SO cute! My friend just got engaged, I think I’ll have to show her these ;)

    And yes, let’s hear Melissa’s reaction!

  171. The real question is, is Bakerella going to make their wedding cake?

  172. Awesome.

  173. Such a cute way to propose!! Can’t wait to hear Melissa’s reaction :o)

  174. Awww… so cute!! Congrats to Melissa! (and of course the pops are adorable)

  175. That’s fantastic.

    I’m with everyone else. I need to know what she said!

  176. Awwww I wish I was Melissa!

  177. Ooh… Say yes, say yes!!!

  178. Your blog is amazing! Congratulations!

  179. Oh this was so cute – totally gave me chills!!!!

  180. Melissa!!! Please post and tell the story!

    Bakerella this is just one of the sweetest things I’ve seen, right up there with the proposal via Pioneer Woman :D

  181. I love it! This is too sweet!

  182. Very sweet! We want to hear the end of the story:) Mel sounds pretty lucky!

  183. How special!! Please Melissa, don’t keep us waiting!!

  184. Very cute! Very lucky, Melissa. Best wishes!

  185. OMG!!!!! CONGRATS MEL!!!!

  186. Oh my goodness! What a unique proposal! Bakerella u r just too creative! I love the wedding pops & ur photos r awesome! Congrats Melissa & Rich! U have one thoughtful man there!!

  187. Ooh, Mel, please post, I want to hear your side of the story!

  188. Best proposal!!! So creative!

  189. ok, I used to think bakerella was cute, genius, fantastic, now I just can’t come up with words to describe it. Melissa is a lucky woman to have a boyfriend (now fiancee I hope!!) who not only loves her enough to arrange a cake ball proposal online, but also has connections with Bakerella!!!

  190. We’re definitely going to need a follow-up to this one! Make sure you don’t leave us hangin’ Bakerella!

  191. wow, sweet pops, and proposal too! wonderful idea:) What did she say?

    congrats from Poland

  192. Oh how sweet! I will never forget my husband proposing to me with a tiramisu. :)

  193. Oh my goodness… I wish we could all see the response!!!!!!

    I hope congratulations are in order!


  194. This is right up there with Pioneer Woman’s proposal!
    Can’t wait to hear her reaction.
    xo c

  195. Well, what did she say?

  196. aw too cute! love them! i’m waiting for that day myself. you always come up with the best ideas! :) love you bakerella!

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