Recipe from Patricia G., Teen Advisory Group Member:
Valentine’s Day Cake PopsFree of: Wheat, Eggs, Peanuts, Tree Nuts, Fish, Shellfish
Ingredients:
*Entire Bag of Wheat/Gluten Free Chocolate Cake mix
5 tablespoons of softened, unsalted butter
1/2 a cup of drained soft or silken tofu
1 cup of plain low-fat yogurt
Buttercream Icing
3 3/4 Confectioners Sugar
1/2 cup of butter or margarine softened
3-4 tablespoons of milk
red food coloring
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Lightly oil a cake pop pan on the top and bottom parts.  Beat butter until fluffy.  Add cake mix and beat until crumbly.  Add tofu and yogurt, beat.  Spoon in about a tablespoon per hole on the bottom section of the pan.  Bake 15-20 minutes.  Cool 10 minutes.
In a large bowl, with mixer at low speed, combine Sugar, butter, and milk.  Beat at medium speed 1-2 minutes until creamy.  If desired, add more milk until frosting is spreading consistency.  Then add red food coloring and mix. 
Push stick into pop, ice pops, and add sprinkles. Enjoy!!
"My mom found this recipe while flipping through a magazine and thought it would be a nice festive treat.  It is such a big hit at family parties with my cousins who don’t even have food allergies.  The treat looks fancy, but it is very simple to make."*Check label to ensure cake mix is also free of your allergens.. 

Recipe from Patricia G., Teen Advisory Group Member:

Valentine’s Day Cake Pops
Free of: Wheat, Eggs, Peanuts, Tree Nuts, Fish, Shellfish

Ingredients:

  • *Entire Bag of Wheat/Gluten Free Chocolate Cake mix
  • 5 tablespoons of softened, unsalted butter
  • 1/2 a cup of drained soft or silken tofu
  • 1 cup of plain low-fat yogurt

Buttercream Icing

  • 3 3/4 Confectioners Sugar
  • 1/2 cup of butter or margarine softened
  • 3-4 tablespoons of milk
  • red food coloring

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Lightly oil a cake pop pan on the top and bottom parts.  Beat butter until fluffy.  Add cake mix and beat until crumbly.  Add tofu and yogurt, beat.  Spoon in about a tablespoon per hole on the bottom section of the pan.  Bake 15-20 minutes.  Cool 10 minutes.

In a large bowl, with mixer at low speed, combine Sugar, butter, and milk.  Beat at medium speed 1-2 minutes until creamy.  If desired, add more milk until frosting is spreading consistency.  Then add red food coloring and mix. 

Push stick into pop, ice pops, and add sprinkles. Enjoy!!

"My mom found this recipe while flipping through a magazine and thought it would be a nice festive treat.  It is such a big hit at family parties with my cousins who don’t even have food allergies.  The treat looks fancy, but it is very simple to make."

*Check label to ensure cake mix is also free of your allergens.. 

3 February 2014 ·

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