Witch's Cauldron Halloween Cake Pops

These witch’s cauldron cake pops make for tasty Halloween dessert treats – made with Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® dark chocolate cake mix and Rich & Creamy frosting.

  • Prep Time 60 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 45 min
  • Servings 35

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ dark chocolate cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
1
cup Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy chocolate frosting (from 1-lb container)
4 1/2
cups black candy melts
6
teaspoons shortening
1
cup green candy melts
35
paper lollipop sticks
Black string licorice, cut into 35 (2-inch) pieces
Block of plastic foam

  • 1 Make and bake cake mix as directed on box for 13x9-inch pan, using water, oil and eggs. Cool. Line cookie sheet with waxed paper. Crumble cake into large bowl. Add frosting; mix well. Shape into 2-inch balls; place on cookie sheet. Freeze until firm; keep refrigerated.
  • 2 In medium microwavable bowl, microwave black candy melts and 4 teaspoons of the shortening uncovered on Medium (50%) 1 minute, then in 15-second intervals, until melted; stir until smooth. Repeat with green candy melts and remaining 2 teaspoons shortening. Dip tip of 1 lollipop stick about 1/2 inch into melted black candy and insert stick into 1 cake ball no more than halfway. Repeat. Return to cookie sheet. Refrigerate 5 minutes. Remove from refrigerator a few at a time. Dip cake balls in black candy (do not tap off excess). Place cake balls, tops down, on cookie sheet. Let stand until set.
  • 3 Spoon green candy onto flat side of each cake ball. Immediately attach licorice to look like handle. Poke opposite end of stick into foam block. Let stand until set.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
15%
(Saturated Fat
9g,
9%
),
Sodium
190mg
190%;
Total Carbohydrate
37g
37%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.