Illustration by Jing WeiRecipe by Bakerella
Who needs a whole slice when you can satisfy your sweet tooth with cake pops? First use our easy doughnut-hole cheat recipe and then try these easy flavor combinations:
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Chocolate Peanut Butter
Use plain or glazed doughnut holes and chocolate candy coating or chocolate chips. Melt chocolate, then stir in 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter. After dipping, gently roll the pop in crushed peanuts or crushed pretzels.
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Use plain, glazed, or chocolate doughnut holes and white vanilla candy coating or white chocolate. After dipping, use a mesh strainer to dust cocoa powder over the upper half (optional), and place a chocolate-covered espresso bean on the top.
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Use jelly-filled doughnut holes and pink, red, or white candy coating. Top with white sprinkles or candy coating drizzle.
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Mexican Hot Chocolate
Use plain, glazed, or chocolate doughnut holes and chocolate candy coating or chocolate chips. Melt chocolate and stir in 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper and 1/4 tsp. cinnamon. After dipping, top with red sprinkles.
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Use plain or glazed doughnut holes and white vanilla candy coating or white chocolate. After dipping, sprinkle with shredded coconut.
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Recipe adapted from Cake Pops: Tips, Tricks, and Recipes for More Than 40 Irresistible Mini Treats, by Bakerella (Chronicle).
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