Starbucks Cake Pops Recipe

So, you want to make Starbucks Cake Pops, huh? Well, you’re in luck! This recipe is easy to follow and yields delicious results.

But first, a little bit about Cake Pops. Cake Pops are small cakes made from cake crumbs and frosting, rolled into balls, and then coated with chocolate.

They are often served on a stick, making them easy to eat on the go.
Now that you know a little bit about Cake Pops, let’s get to the recipe!

Starbucks Cake Pops

How Much is a Cake Pop at Starbucks?

A Cake Pop at Starbucks costs around $2.50. However, the price may vary depending on the location.

TIPS to make perfect Starbucks cake pops

  • Make sure the cake is completely cooled before you start working with it. Otherwise, the cake will be too crumbly and will not hold together well.
  • Use a food processor to crumble the cake. This will make the process much easier and quicker.
  • If you’re using store-bought frosting, make sure it’s of good quality. Otherwise, the Cake Pops will be too sweet.
  • When rolling the Cake Pop balls, wet your hands first. This will prevent the cake from sticking to your hands.
  • If you’re having trouble getting the balls to stay round, put them in the freezer for 10-15 minutes before coating them with chocolate. This will firm them up and make them easier to work with.
This video is not the same recipe but you can take the idea from it.

Pairings and Serving Ideas:

  1. Serve Cake Pops with coffee or tea as an afternoon snack or dessert.
  2. For a festive touch, decorate Cake Pops with sprinkles or other decorations before the chocolate sets.
  3. Store Cake Pops in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 1 week or in the freezer for up to 3 months.

Starbucks Cake Pops health benefits:

  1. Cake Pops are a good source of carbohydrates, which provide energy to the body.
  2. They also contain some protein and fat, which help to keep you full and satisfied after eating them.
  3. Cake Pops are a good choice for people who are trying to lose weight, as they are lower in calories than many other desserts.
  4. Cake Pops are also a good source of vitamins and minerals, including iron, calcium, and vitamin C.

❓ Frequently asked questions

  1. How long do Starbucks Cake Pops last?
    Starbucks Cake Pops will last for 1 week when stored in an airtight container in the fridge or up to 3 months when stored in the freezer.
  2. Can I make Starbucks Cake Pops ahead of time?
    Yes, you can make Starbucks Cake Pops ahead of time. Just store them in an airtight container in the fridge or freezer until you’re ready to serve them.
  3. What’s the best way to store Starbucks Cake Pops?
    The best way to store Starbucks Cake Pops is in an airtight container in the fridge or freezer.

Starbucks Cake Pops Recipe

Starbucks cake pops are the perfect-sized treat at any time of the day. But next time, try scratch cake pops. They are so easy to make and you can have fun creating different themed decorations.

  • Author: Recipeking
  • Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 24 cake pops 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: American



1 cup (240 ml) of milk for moistness

1/2 cup (120 ml) of vegetable oil for richness

2 eggs for binding

2 cups (250 grams) of all-purpose flour for structure

1 cup (200 grams) of sugar for sweetness

1 teaspoon (5 grams) of baking powder for leavening

1/2 teaspoon (2.5 grams) of salt for flavor balance

1 teaspoon (5 grams) of vanilla extract for flavor

Chocolate frosting for coating

Chocolate chips or chopped chocolate for coating


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C). Grease and flour two 9×13 inch baking pans or line with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together milk, oil, eggs, flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and vanilla extract until well combined.
  3. Divide batter evenly between the prepared pans and bake for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick or cake tester comes out clean when inserted into the center of the cake. Allow cakes to cool completely before proceeding with the recipe.
  4. Once cooled, use a food processor to crumble the cakes into fine crumbs. You should have about 4 cups (400 grams) of crumbs total.
  5. In a large bowl, mix together the cake crumbs and frosting until well combined. The mixture should be sticky but not wet. If it’s too dry, add more frosting; if it’s too wet, add more crumbs.
  6. Wet your hands and roll the mixture into balls, about 1 1/2 inches (3.8 cm) in diameter. You should have about 30 balls total.
  7. Place the balls on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and freeze for 10-15 minutes, or until firm.
  8. Melt the chocolate chips or chopped chocolate in a double boiler or in the microwave in 30-second intervals, stirring well after each interval, until completely melted and smooth.
  9. Dip each ball into the melted chocolate, using a fork to help lift it out, and place it back on the parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Spoon more chocolate over the top of each ball if desired. Allow the chocolate to set before serving.


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 217 kcal
  • Sugar: 24 g
  • Sodium: 99 mg
  • Fat: 7 g
  • Saturated Fat: 6 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 2 g
  • Trans Fat: 1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 36 g
  • Fiber: 1 g
  • Protein: 2 g
  • Cholesterol: 9 mg

Keywords: cake pop, kids, party food

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