These cute happy spring carrot cake pops are perfect for Easter. I feel like I’m living my early twenties with this recipe. Back in the day, I used to make cake pops on the regular. In fact, making cake pops and cakes was my first side hustle in college. I’ll show some embarrassing throwback photos at the bottom of this post. My dad’s favorite recipe I would make was my carrot cake pops. If you’re a carrot cake lover, then you’ll love these as well. Plus, it’s so simple and easy to make. You can go through the trouble of making a cake from scratch, but I refuse since you’ll be crumbling it up anyway. This is the perfect excuse to use a box mix. If you’re not a carrot cake fan but want to make cute cake pops like this for spring, you can exchange the carrot cake for lemon cake, coconut cake, vanilla, or even a chocolate cake. I love how customizable this recipe is.
I always find the cutest little cupcake toppers at HomeGoods, and I always pick them up and put them in my baking pantry, even if I don’t know what I’m going to make with them yet. I love having them. These little spring toppers were adorable, and I knew right away that I wanted to make a carrot cake pop with them. They usually have these in the baking section, holiday section, and sometimes in their stores’ gift wrap section.
All you need:
1 Box of Cake Mix (+ ingredients to bake the cake)
Cream Cheese Frosting
White Candle Melts. First, you’ll want to bake the cake using the instructions and ingredients on the back of the box.
Carrot Cake Pops with White Chocolate
- 1 Box Carrot Cake Mix + ingredients to make the cake from the box
- 1 Cup Cream Cheese Frosting
- 2 Cups White Chocolate Candy Melts
- 1 Cup Chopped Walnuts Optional
- Bake the cake accordingly to the instructions on the back of the box. Mix in the walnuts (optional)
- Crumble the cake and place it in the freezer to cool down.
- Add the cream cheese frosting and crumbled cake to an electric mixer. Combine until it resembles a cookie-dough-like texture.
- Roll the dough into cake balls.
- Melt the chocolate in a pan on medium heat until creamy. Dip the cake balls into the chocolate and place on parchment paper to cool. Top with sprinkles
- Once the chocolate has completely hardened, use a sharp knife to cut the excess chocolate around the bottoms to give them a clean look.
I hope you enjoy making this recipe. I am going to make the lemon version next!
Questions for you!
- Do you love carrot cake?
- Have you ever made cake pops?
- What is your favorite section at Home Goods?