If you like cake, and you like chocolate, then you'll love cake POPs - the delicious little treats that are a cross between a cake and a lollipop. Discover cake POPs - a combination of moist cake and a sweet candy coating, moulded onto a lollipop stick and then decorated to create a whole host of characters. Clare O'Connell of the Pop Bakery teaches you all you need to know, from how to create the cake balls - a mouth-watering mixture of chocolate cake and icing - to dipping the cake balls in the special candy coating. Then she explains her unique method of painting the POPs using cocoa butter. Choose from 25 scrumptious recipes, from cute panda POPs to a family of Russian dolls. Clare also introduces you to her special layer cakes, which are embellished with classic flower cake POPs. With clear, step-by-step photography and Clare's easy-to-follow instructions, cake POPs are incredibly fun and easy to bake and make. Both children and adults will adore these bitesize delights that are perfect for parties and special occasions. So what are you waiting for? Start cake POPping now!
Clare O'Connell has always loved baking, and after undertaking work experience at a combined bakery and chocolate shop, she decided to start selling her own cake POPS. She runs her business, the POP Bakery, from her family home in West Hampstead, London, and supplies cake POPs to Harvey Nichols and the Sanderson and St Martin's Lane Hotels. The POP Bakery has become hugely popular in only a short space of time and has also gained a number of clients from the fashion industry, including Topshop, Calvin Klein, Charlotte Olympia, Swarovski, and Olivia Rubin.
Visit Clare's website at www.popbakery.co.uk.