Thursday, June 14, 2012

Marshmallow Chocolate Bites

I needed a quick and easy treat to bring into a large (indoor) beach party. I made about 50 of these little guys. I melted real chocolate pieces and then rolled in Mini-marshmallows. I had to make sure the chocolate wasn’t too hot or the marshmallow would have melted, which would have tasted great, but I needed to clump the mixture into little blobs so I could put them into paper cups for serving. I tried not to fully cover the marshmallows either so you could see part of the white peeking through the chocolate. Then I just tossed on some rainbow sprinkles. This was “quick” because it was easy to prepare, but they weren’t ready right away because real chocolate takes so long to set, especially when you don’t add crystals to thin out the morsels.  It took several hours before the chocolate was ready…. But it’s always worth the wait!

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Cake Pops!

I finally attempted making Cake Pops! It was so exciting to try, and I made my cake pops according to recipe and embellished them in typical Amazing Marshmallow style.  I had cake in my freezer, frozen. So I took it out the night before to thaw...and honestly, when it got to room temp it was as fresh as when I put it in the freezer a few months ago!

                            First I lined up all my sprinkles and confections.

Then I crumbled up the cake. Added the frosting and then rolled into balls and dipped in candy coating.

I had so many choices of embellishments to use however my favorite cake pop was this one below. This is one big giant bite of sugary yummy-ness!