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A close up of dark chocolate cake pops

Dark Chocolate Cake Pops


Oh so indulgent dark chocolate cake pops will melt in your mouth and be the hit of any party!


  • chocolate fudge cake mix and additional ingredients according to the box
  • chocolate frosting
  • DOVE® Dark Chocolate Promises
  • lollipop/cake pop sticks


  1. Bake cake mix according to box directions and cool fully.
  2. Crumble cake finely in a large bowl.
  3. Add frosting until cake just barely sticks together-about 1/3 cup.
  4. Roll cake mixture into 1 1/2″ balls and place on parchment paper lined baking sheet.
  5. Microwave 3 DOVE® Promises in a small bowl 30 seconds at a time until melted.
  6. Dip pop sticks into melted chocolate and insert into cake balls.
  7. Freeze cake balls for at least 20 minutes.
  8. Use a grater to finely shave 5 DOVE® chocolates in a small dish.
  9. Microwave approximately 20 DOVE® chocolates in a deep glass 30 seconds at a time until melted, stirring often.
  10. Dip cake balls in melted chocolate, using a butter knife if necessary to smooth and distribute chocolate on cake ball.
  11. Immediately sprinkle shaved chocolate on cake pop.
  12. Set chocolates on parchment paper until set-you can freeze cake pops for faster setting.
  • Prep Time: 1 hour
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: baking
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size:
  • Calories: 184
  • Sugar: 22.5 g
  • Sodium: 109.5 mg
  • Fat: 8.3 g
  • Trans Fat:
  • Carbohydrates: 27.6 g
  • Protein: 1 g
  • Cholesterol: 20.9 mg

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