Cheers! Lemon Cake Pops

IMG_4374More cake pops?  I know, right?  They are everywhere.  But, hear me out.  Even though most parties have them, they really are a perfect addition.  They are easy to grab, practically mess free and makes a beautiful centerpiece.  What’s not to like?  Oh wait!  I forgot the best part…THEY ARE YUMMY!
edits176These Lemon cake pops would be so cute for a bumble bee birthday party.  The yellow cake, yellow sprinkles and chocolate coating, it’s a perfect combination for any Queen Bee.

Lemon Cake Pops (Recipe found here)

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • Grated zest of 1 lemon
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon extract

Directions:

  1. Melt butter and set aside to cool briefly.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder and salt; set aside.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, using an electric mixer at medium high speed, beat together sugar, eggs, lemon zest, and lemon juice 1 minute. Add melted butter and beat 2 minutes at medium-high speed.
  4. Beat in vanilla and lemon extract. Add flour mixture and beat just until blended.
  5. Fill each well (if you have a cake pop maker or doughnut hole maker) with about 1 tablespoon batter and cook 4 to 5 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.  Cool and glaze or coat, as desired.

Makes approximately 2 1/2 dozen

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