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Nordic Ware cake pop maker

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busyhouseof8 Fri 08-Mar-13 14:44:45

Yes - must get more lolly sticks when passing Lakeland tomorrow to account for multiple failures.

Now if only I wasn't on a damned diet I'd be able to eat the mistakes. The three DC are going to be delighted!

Tubegirl Fri 08-Mar-13 13:50:24

Ah but even experiments which aren't perfect still taste pretty good. I might be minded to sabotage a few batches ahem....

busyhouseof8 Fri 08-Mar-13 13:47:07


The recipe is

125g semi-sweet chocolate chips
120g butter
150g sugar (caster I assume)
3Tbs Cocoa
2 eggs
90g flour
1/4 tsp salt
360g chocolate bark coating

so there are 2 eggs in the mix but still not sure if that will give enough lift with plain flour so that they don't turn out like bricks. Mind you I suppose if the cakes are too light they might just fall to pieces when I try to put the sticks in.

Ho hum - could be a weekend of experimentation!

MsIngaFewmarbles Fri 08-Mar-13 12:52:36

Bark is shavings I think

Tubegirl Fri 08-Mar-13 12:51:41

If there is no raising agent in the recipe such as bicarb, baking powder or egg then I would use self raising, otherwise go with plain. Agree that must be plain chocolate. I think by bark coating they mean the cooking chocolate that you melt to coat things with - but personally I think it tastes vile. I could be wrong of course - happens more than I'd like!

busyhouseof8 Fri 08-Mar-13 09:19:36

I had a moment of madness in Lakeland and bought one of these cake pop baking tins to cheer up DD who's having a bit of a tough time at school.

Being a complete novice I thought I'd just try the recipe on the back of the tins, but I'm already confused because it uses US terms!

1) Semi-sweet chocolate chips - is that plain chocolate?
2) It just says flour - do I use plain or self raising?
3) what on earth is chocolate bark coating????

Any help and advice to get them to turn out right most gratefully received.

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