At first, I didn’t get it.

Why take apart- and then stick back together- something as wonderful as a big, hunk of cake to create cake pops? Well, because they’re adorable.

And because the pops are like sweet tapas- two bites and you’re happy, satisfied, just enough sugar’s coarsing through your veins… until you pop another!

 I start you off with a handful of holiday classics like Chocolate & Peanut Butter, Pumpkin Spice (yes, I turned my favorite latte’ into a cake pop) and Peppermint Patty. You make one, you’re in the cake pop groove- can you feel it? Soon, you’re comfortable enough to start experimenting on your own…

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