REINDEER CAKE POPS by Annabel Karmel

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Why not promote your own Santa’s little helper to Chief of Decoration and task them with making these fun Reindeer Cake Pops!

Reeindeer Cake pops by Annabel Karmel, recipe

Prep: 45 minutes (excluding chill time)

Cook: 2-5 minutes

Makes: 8 cake pops


50g softened butter

80g icing sugar

150g Madeira sponge

2 tsp milk

A few drops of vanilla extract


75g milk chocolate

8 red M&M’s

White and chocolate icing pens

Chocolate covered pretzels


  1. Measure the butter and icing sugar into a mixing bowl. Add the milk and vanilla. Whisk until light and fluffy.
  2. Crumble the Madeira cake into the icing. Mix until well coated. Shape into 8 balls, then insert a pop stick into the middle of each ball. Chill for 30 minutes.
  3. Melt the chocolate into a bowl over a pan of simmering water until runny.
  4. Dip each cake pop into the melted chocolate, Swirl around until coated. Place on a stand, then put one M&M in the middle to make a nose.
  5. Cut a chocolate covered pretzel in half and add to the sides of the cake pop to make the antlers. Make eyes and a mouth with the white and chocolate icing pens.
  6. Leave to set in a cool place until firm.


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