Introduction: Salted Caramel Cake Pops- Starbucks Copycat Recipe
Hey everyone it's momo and today I'll show you all how to make the Starbucks salted caramel cake pops. Even though summer is not the season for salted caramel , these are delicious year round. Enjoy! **** THIS RECIPE MAKES 50, IN THIS INSTRUCTABLE, I ONLY MAKE A HALF BATCH****
Step 1: Cake Pop Ingredients and Caramel Drizzle
Chocolate cake pop ingredients:
•1 3/4 cup sugar
•2 cups sour cream (I used Greek yogurt)
•1 1/2 tablespoon vanilla extract
•2 cups flour
•2/3 cup cocoa
•2 teaspoon baking soda
•1/2 teaspoon salt
Caramel drizzle ingredients:
•1/3 cup butter
•3/4 cup light brown sugar
•4 tablespoons milk
•1 teaspoon vanilla extract
•1 1/2 cup confectioners sugar
You'll also need:
•milk chocolate candy melts
•white chocolate candy melts
Step 2: Starbucks Chocolate Cake Recipe
1- preheat oven to 325 F* and grease a 9x13 cooking pan
2- In a bowl mix sugar, sour cream (Greek yogurt), vanilla, and eggs.
3- in a separate bowl, mix flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt.
4- now add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients. Mix until creamy and smooth.
5- bake 25-30 minutes or until you stuck a toothpick in and it comes out clean
Step 3: Caramel Drizzle Recipe
1- in a small saucepan over low heat combine the butter, brown sugar, milk, and vanilla. Stir continuously until the butter melt and sugar dissolves.
2- pour the sugar syrup into a small bowl to cool. Put aside 1/8 cup of caramel syrup to drizzle on the finished cake pops
3- add the confectioners sugar to the remaining caramel syrup, beating until smooth
Step 4: Starbucks Cake Pop Recipe
(I apologize for the lack of picture for these steps)
1- after the cake has cooled, pulse the cake in a food processor until it becomes crumbly.
2- in a large bowl, combine the chocolate cake crumbs with the caramel frosting. Stir until well combined.
3- shape the cake pops by rolling about 2 tablespoons of the cake/ frosting mixture in your hands until you have 1 1/2 inch cake balls.
4- take a stick and dip it in the melted white chocolate candy melts. Poke it into each cake pop
5- put the skewered cake pops into the fridge to cool for 5-10 minutes
Step 5: Finishing Touches
1- after your chocolate cake pops have hardened, you need to take the bowl of melted milk chocolate and dunk the cake ball in, holding it by the stick
2- put it onto something that will hold it upright to dry. TIP: use a styrofoam block and put the stick in. I don't have a styrofoam block, so I just used this.
3- once they have hardened completely, take the melted white chocolate candy melts and drizzle it on the top. It's okay if they don't look fabulous! They'll taste great though ;)
4- once that has hardened, drizzle on the caramel that you set aside earlier. After that, just sprinkle on some sea salt.
Step 6: Finished!
And it's as easy as that! These are truly delicious and taste exactly like the Starbucks pops. I hope you all enjoyed this tutorial and have fun! If you haven't already, follow me, become a member of the farm family and give a cow it's wings. Love y'all! •_£
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