Citrus Poppy Seed Cake Pops

Citrus Poppy Seed Cake Pops

Add citrus flavor to your dessert! Enjoy these poppy seed cake pops made with Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® cake mix and frosting.

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box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® lemon cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
cup Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting (from 1-lb container)
tablespoons poppy seed
teaspoons grated orange peel
cups yellow candy melts or coating wafers (12 oz)
tablespoons shortening
cups orange candy melts or coating wafers (12 oz)
paper lollipop sticks
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, 2 tablespoons of the poppy seed and the orange peel; mix well. Shape into 1-inch balls; place on cookie sheet. Freeze until firm; keep refrigerated.
  2. In microwavable bowl, microwave yellow candy melts and 1 tablespoon of the shortening uncovered on Medium (50%) 1 minute, then in 15-second intervals, until melted; stir until smooth. Repeat with orange candy melts and remaining 1 tablespoon shortening. Dip tip of 1 lollipop stick about 1/2 inch into melted 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 half of cake balls into yellow candy and half into orange candy; tap off excess. Poke opposite end of stick into foam block. Sprinkle tops with remaining 1 tablespoon poppy seed. Let stand until set.
Makes 64 servings (1 cake pop)

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 120
    • Total Fat 7g
      • (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g,),
    • Sodium 70mg;
    • Total Carbohydrate 15g
      • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Protein 1g;
    Percent Daily Value*:
      • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
      • 1 Fat;
      Carbohydrate Choices:
      • 1;
      *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.