Reindeer Pops

by Annabel Karmel |

Preparation Time

45 mins


8 cake pops


  • 50g softened butter

  • 80g icing sugar

  • 150g Madeira sponge

  • 2 tsp milk

  • A few drops of vanilla extract

  • Decoration

  • 75g milk chocolate

  • 8 red M&M’s

  • White and chocolate icing pens

  • Chocolate covered pretzels

  1. Measure the butter and icing sugar into a mixing bowl. Add the milk and vanilla. Whisk until light and fluffy.

  2. Crumble the Madeira cake into the icing. Mix until well coated. Shape into 8 balls, then insert a pop stick into the middle of each ball. Chill for 30 minutes.

  3. Melt the chocolate into a bowl over a pan of simmering water until runny.

  4. Dip each cake pop into the melted chocolate, Swirl around until coated. Place on a stand, then put one M&M in the middle to make a nose.

  5. Cut a chocolate covered pretzel in half and add to the sides of the cake pop to make the antlers. Make eyes and a mouth with the white and chocolate icing pens.

  6. Leave to set in a cool place until firm.

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