It's only November, but that's the start of the holidays, baby. This Starbucks peppermint cake pop recipe are the cutest. And guess what? They only require four ingredients. Plus, they make you look super talented since they're basically from Starbucks but don't make you go [even more] broke. Who says you can't have Starbucks everyday?

Peppermint Cake Balls

  • Prep Time:30 mins
  • Cook Time:45 mins
  • Total Time:1 hr 15 mins
  • Servings:18
  • Medium


  • 1 prepared chocolate cake
  • 1/4 cup chocolate frosting
  • 1/2 pound white almond bark
  • 1 package peppermint candies
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Photo by Jina Kim
  • Step 1

    Transfer your chocolate cake into a large mixing bowl and add 1/4 cup of frosting and mix well, until it has the consistency of slightly wet dirt.

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  • Step 2

    Roll out your chocolate cake mixture into ping pong size balls onto a wax paper sheet. Allow the balls to cool completely, 1 hour at best but 30 minutes if you're really in a rush.

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  • Step 3

    Load your peppermint candies into a food processor and crush until fine. Set this aside for later.

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  • Step 4

    Melt your almond bark according to directions. Microwaving is your best bet here.

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  • Step 5

    Taking your lollipop stick, dip it into the almond bark and then into your chilled cake ball. Coat it with white almond bark and set it on the wax paper.

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  • Step 6

    Working quickly, roll it around in the crushed peppermint. Get it all over!

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  • Step 7


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