Everyone knows there's gold at the end of a rainbow, so why not celebrate St Patrick's Day with these easy cake pops, made skinny by using a cake pop pan, a box cake mix, fat free yogurt, egg whites and water!
Yield: 48

St Patricks Day Cake Pops

Prep Time: 1 hr
Total Time: 2 hrs
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Everyone knows there's gold at the end of a rainbow, so why not celebrate St Patrick's Day with these easy cake pops, made skinny by using a cake pop pan, a box cake mix, fat free yogurt, egg whites and water!

Ingredients

  • 16.5 oz package yellow cake mix
  • 6 oz plain fat-free Greek yogurt (Chobani)
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • baking spray
  • 48 oz Wilton blue chocolate candy melts (20 oz calculated in n.i**)
  • m&m's minis (for the rainbow)
  • 48 mini marshmallows (cut in half)
  • 48 lollipop sticks
  • styrofoam block

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly spray your cake pop pan with baking spray.
  • Combine all the cake ingredients in a large mixing bowl and beat until combined.
  • Place the batter into a pastry bag or large ziplock bag with the tip cut off.
  • Pipe the batter into the prepared cake pop pan and bake about 18 minutes (I rotated the pan after 10 minutes to be sure they baked evenly). Let it rest 5 minutes before opening the pan.
  • Place cake balls on a wire rack and repeat with remaining batter.
  • Using a scissor, cut the seam off the balls. Refrigerate the cake balls for about 45 minutes, this helps the chocolate stick to the cake.
  • Melt some of the chocolate in the microwave according to package directions, careful not to burn the chocolate.
  • Insert the tip of the stick into the melted chocolate, then into the cake ball (this helps hold the stick in place).
  • In batches, melt remaining chocolate.
  • Dip the cake pops into the chocolate, let the excess drip off then place stick on a styrofoam block about a minute, and quickly add the m&ms and marshmallows to form a rainbow.

Notes

*Marshmallows and m&m's not calculated.
**I weighed the chocolate on each ball to calculate the nutritional info. Although the recipe calls for 48 oz of chocolate, not all of it will be used, but you will still need to buy extra so you have enough to coat the cake balls. I calculated 0.4 oz of chocolate on each cake ball.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cake pop, Calories: 102.5kcal, Carbohydrates: 15g, Protein: 1.5g, Fat: 4g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 2mg, Sodium: 68mg, Sugar: 7g
Blue Smart Points: 6
Green Smart Points: 6
Purple Smart Points: 6
Points +: 3