School of Fish Cake Pops

School of Fish Cake Pops

Treat your guests with these creative fish cake pops made with Fruity Cheerios® cereal, Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® cake mix and frosting - a perfect dessert treat.

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box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® yellow cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
cup Betty Crocker® Whipped whipped cream frosting (from 12-oz container)
cups purple candy melts or coating wafers (12 oz), melted
cups green candy melts or coating wafers (12 oz), melted
cups orange candy melts or coating wafers (12 oz), melted
tablespoons shortening
paper lollipop sticks
Purple, green and orange sanding sugar, if desired
pieces Fruity Cheerios® cereal
Small black confetti candies
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 2 cookie sheets with waxed paper. Crumble cake into large bowl. Add frosting; mix well. Shape into 1 1/4-inch balls; place on 1 cookie sheet. Freeze until firm; keep refrigerated.
  2. In 3 separate bowls, stir each color melted candy and 1 tablespoon shortening until smooth. Spoon 1/4 cup of each color candy into separate resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal bag. Cut off small corner of bag; squeeze bag to pipe fish fins onto prepared cookie sheet. Refrigerate 5 minutes.
  3. Dip tip of 1 lollipop stick about 1/2 inch into melted candy and insert stick into 1 cake ball no more than halfway. Return to cookie sheet. Refrigerate 5 minutes. Remove from refrigerator 1 at a time. Dip cake ball into melted candy to cover; tap off excess. Coat with sanding sugar. Immediately attach candy fins, cereal for mouth and confetti for eyes. Poke opposite end of stick into foam block. Let stand until set.
Makes 54 servings (1 cake pop)

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 160
    • Total Fat 9g
      • (Saturated Fat 5g,),
    • Sodium 85mg;
    • Total Carbohydrate 20g
      • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Protein 1g;
    Percent Daily Value*:
      • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
      • 1 1/2 Fat;
      Carbohydrate Choices:
      • 1;
      *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.