Sample Project From Top of the Cake Pops

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Decorate a Katy Perry cake pop.

This California girl is a teenage dream. She's so hot, she’ll melt your other cake pops.

From the book Top Of The Cake Pops published by Hardie Grant.


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Top of the Cake Pops by April Carter

Published by Hardie Grant Books

The must-have baking book for fall 2012. Lost your kitchen mojo? No longer getting that baking buzz? Top of the Cake Pops is the book for you. With easy-to-follow recipes and a cool, edgy design, it will show you the way to turn your favorite music stars into delicious-tasting and fabulous-looking cake pops. Starting with the basics, such as equipment and ingredients, and taking you right through to decorating and presentation tips, this book is all you will need to dazzle your friends. Unleash your inner creativity with the likes of Mochadonna, Britney Sponge, Lady Goo Goo, and many more. So what are you waiting for? Let them eat cake!

© 2016 April Carter / Hardie Grant Books · Reproduced with permission.


  • Step 1

    Make 6 girl body pops. Set aside to dry.

  • Step 2

    Prepare the blue candy melts in the plastic bowl according to the instructions on the packet.

  • How to decorate a character cake. Cakey Perry - Step 3
    Step 3

    Dip Cakey’s head into the blue candy melts to create her hair. You can use a toothpick to spread the candy melts into place. Don’t forget to make her fringe really blunt. Repeat for the remaining pops and set aside to dry.

  • Step 4

    Once dry, mix a small amount of purple blossom tint with a few drops of rejuvenator spirit and, using a medium-sized brush, paint on the bustier to all six of the pops. Set aside
    to dry.

  • How to decorate a character cake. Cakey Perry - Step 5
    Step 5

    Stick some polka dots on to her outfi t with the white sprinkles. To do this, dip a toothpick into the edible glue, and use the tip of the toothpick to pick up each sprinkle and place on
    the dress.

  • How to decorate a character cake. Cakey Perry - Step 6
    Step 6

    Mix a small amount of red blossom tint as above and, with a fine brush, add lips to each Cakey. Do the same with the black blossom tint to add her eyes. Set aside to dry
    completely in a polystyrene block.

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☆Mr.California sodapop★
☆Mr.California sodapop★ · Salinas, California, US · 4 projects
THAT has to be the most cutest and most delicious treat in the world
Jessica D.
Jessica D. · Kilsby, England, GB · 7 projects
Wow that is truly amazing ! These are great Happy

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