Strawberries mixed with cake and cream cheese mixture make beautiful pops – a delicious dessert made using Betty Crocker® cake mix and pink sugar.
1 box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ white cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and egg whites called for on cake mix box
1/2 cup powdered sugar
2 ounces cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup butter, softened
1/4 cup strawberry jam
1 cup dried strawberries, chopped
1 cup red candy melts (from 14-ounce bag), melted
2 bags (14 ounces each) pink candy melts or coating wafers, melted
36 paper lollipop sticks
1 large block white plastic foam
1/2 cup Betty Crocker™ Decorating Decors pink sugar
Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray 13 x 9-inch pan with cooking spray.
Make and bake cake mix as directed on box for 13 x 9-inch pan, using water, oil and egg whites. Cool completely.
Line cookie sheet with waxed paper.
In large bowl, beat powdered sugar, cream cheese, butter and jam with electric mixer on medium speed until blended. Crumble cake into cream cheese mixture; mix well. Stir in dried strawberries. Shape into 2-inch balls; place on cookie sheet. Freeze until firm.
When cake balls are firm, transfer to refrigerator.
Spoon about 2 tablespoons melted red candy into pink candy; swirl gently. Remove several cake balls from refrigerator at a time. Dip tip of 1 lollipop stick about 1/2 inch into melted candy and insert stick into 1 cake ball no more than halfway. Dip each cake ball into swirled candy to cover; tap off excess. (Spoon more red candy into pink candy as needed.) Poke opposite end of stick into foam block. Sprinkle with pink sugar. Let stand until set.
Prep Time 40 min
Total Time 2 hr 10 min
Nutrition Information–Serving Size: 1 Serving Calories 278 Total Fat 13g Saturated Fat 7g Sodium 118mg Total Carbohydrate 40g Dietary Fiber 0g Protein 1g
% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0% Calcium 0% Iron 0%
Exchanges: 1/2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 1/2 Fat; Carbohydrate Choice 2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Reprinted with permission from Betty Crocker.