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How to… make Hello Kitty Cake Pops

| May 6, 2011 | 34 Comments

I am soooo excited about today’s guest post as it kills two wonderful birds with one stone. Mmmh that is a dreadful metaphor – as you don’t really want to be killing birds.. ok, anyway, I digress.. I have been seeing lots of yummy and delicious cake pops appearing on all the wonderful craft blogs. Cake pops are not really “big” here in the UK – yet. When I saw some at one of our coffeeshops, I thought.. right, it is time… time to have a “how to make Cake Pops” tutorial! Not knowing how to make cake pops myself I went out and had a little look and found a wonderful website: Nadège from Prunille Puts on A Show – you will find delicious recipes on her blog (including some royal biscuits) some party ideas as well as many crafts. Rather a lot to inspire you! I think her blog is a real find and that you will enjoy it too! Not only did I find cake pops, but Hello Kitty cake pops! They are SOOOOO cute! And you know, they are not that hard to make!

Over to Nadège:

The cake pops, the idea is that a cake is crumbled and then tied with cream to make a paste. That is the basic principle. Now the cake  may be plain, chocolate or any flavour. You can also use homemade or store bought – I used Bretonne Cake. The cream can be: chocolate mousse, ganache, cream cheese, cottage cheese, spreads …

Ingredients for 8 Cake Pops:

  1. Cake (any type, bretonne cake used here – like a madeira cake) – approx 250grammes
  2. Binding “agent (here we use nutella and cream cheese)
  3. Chocolate melted (here: white chocolate) – [A FAB TIP FROM TWITTER: use Wilton candy melts – they come in lots of colours and are easier to handle!]
  4. Lollipop sticks

For Hello Kitty:

  1. Chocolate drops (ears)
  2. Confectioners confetti (yellow for nose & pink for bow)
  3. Heart shaped confectioners confetti (pink for bow)
  4. Dark food colouring for eyes and whiskers



1- Take 1/4 of a bar bretonne cake (or a cake of your choice)

2- Crumble it

3 – Add 2 large tablespoons of Nutella and 2 large teaspoon of cream cheese

4 – Knead to make a compact dough.

Now we must form balls. Roll a large knob of dough between your hands or on a countertop.

Then refrigerate the harden the balls. Dip a stick into a little bit of melted chocolate and plant it in the dough. Let harden again.


Then the basic principle is the same for all “cake pop”, you have to melt chocolate (white, black or even candy melts or prepare a thick royal icing …) and dip the ball in it to totally cover it.

[So, at this point, you could stop and decorate with hundreds and thousands, chocolate sprinkles or different chocolate glazes:

Cheesecake Pops

Like these Cheesecake Cake Pops.]

But we DO rather LOVE Hello Kitty:

Explanations especially for Hello Kitty cake pop:


1) For the nose use a tiny piece of yellow edible confetti (apply with tweezers)

2) For the bow use two heart shaped confetties one round piece

3) Add whiskers and eyes with food colouring and a small brush

Inspired by Bakerella of course – I don’t know if she invented cake pops, but she is the queen of them now!

photos moi et Laurianne Laine

étiquettes :Bird crafts

Now isn’t Nadège simply something!? If you enjoyed this post, you MUST go and visit  Prunille Puts on A Show and see all the other wonderful things she makes and shares with us!!

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  1. Gattina says:

    Wonderful ! so creative what a fun for kids ! I haven’t seen any here in Brussels yet !

  2. Red Ted Art says:

    They look amazing, don’t they? I can’t wait to make some with my children. Look so tasty too!

  3. Aly says:

    Yes, I saw these in a baking magazine and I’m going to have a go too.Hope to make some decent ones for Kieran’s birhtday.

  4. So adorable and appreciate the step by step instructions and photos!

  5. MummyMummyMum says:

    They look AMAZING!!!!

  6. Red Ted Art says:

    Aren’t they just amazing :-) something for your blog too Sarah!

  7. wifeofbold says:

    OMG these are just adorable, thank you for the instructions my liitle girls are so going to want thesefor their parties!

  8. I’ve made cake balls before but they didn’t look as cute as these Hello Kitty ones! Wonderful job!

  9. oh wow, cake pops meets hello kitty, this is a definate winner, and with such a great tutorial even a cake decorating challenged person like my might even have to give it a try! thanks so much for sharing on Craft Schooling Sunday!

  10. jeninabudhabi says:

    bakerella is the queen of cake pops in the u.s.!
    she has loads of tutorials and recipes as well.
    with the white chocolate coating, i find it easier to use a white butter cream or cream cheese icing instead of the darker nutella/cream cheese combination….as trying to cover the darker cake pops with the light coating is sometimes difficult.

  11. TOOTSIE says:

    this is really neat!!!!!

    i know of someone that loves hello kitty! what a fun gift!

    have a great day!

    I have a giveaway over at my blog!

  12. Rashi says:

    It looks so yummy. I will also try it. Thanks for sharing.

  13. Sonal says:

    You made it look so easy…I will give it a try…thanks for sharing.

  14. Laura says:

    These are so cute. Thanks for the tutorial. I am going to post this on my facebook page.

  15. jen says:

    these are VERY cute!

  16. Angie--Bigbearswife says:

    Great Job on the hello kitty pops. I’ve made them before but they didnt look that cute lol

  17. kathryn says:

    I love the tutorial here! it really makes it simple. so cute!


  18. linda bird says:

    it’s a copy of Bakerella without link, cute but copy !

    • Red Ted Art says:

      Hello! It was reference back within the Guest Post to Bakerella – have now added the link!! Agree – always good to backlink! Thank you!

  19. Catherine says:

    Thank you for sharing another great idea – Minnie would LOVE these!
    Huge Thank you too lovely lady for adding sunhats & wellie boots to the bottom of your post :) xx

  20. nadège says:

    LINDA, in my original post I always said that it inspiration of bakarella ! and I also said she is the queen of cake pops ! I don’t said that I invented that, I just explain how, me, I made…
    JENINA ,Covered with white chocolate is not so complicate ! but I never try candy melt…soon…
    Have a good day !

  21. Very, very cool! I know one little Hello Kitty fan who would love them 😉

  22. I *heart* all things Hello Kitty! x

  23. WOW! Going to have to give these a go. Had cake pops before but didn’t know how they were made so thank you for this fab step-by-step guide..

  24. Anna M. says:

    They’re so cute and look yummy too.

  25. amy says:

    i love these cake pops .. so cute but don’t think i’m at the creative level to pull these off, but they look marvelous

  26. My daughter absolutely loves Hello Kitty, as you may have noticed in just about every picture of her. She would die over these at her next birthday.

  27. Charlotte says:

    We’re having a Teddy Bear’s Picnic for my daughters first birthday. I am going to adapt this to make bears!!! How exciting!!! Thank you!!! x

  28. Wow can’t believe I hadn’t seen this before -amazing! The Fairy loves hello kitty. Do you know where yo can get hold of the confectioners confetti in the UK? I’ve not seen in around or on the net before.

    • Red Ted Art says:

      Mmmh good point re the confectioners confetti! I wonder what UK item you could substitute – you sometimes get pink fairy princess sprinkles that are all varied… there must be some heart shaped ones in those containers? (if I am making sense!)

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