• 500g vanilla pound cake (store bought)
  • 4 tbsp vanilla buttercream frosting (store bought)
  • 1 tsp strawberry essence
  • 2 drops pink food gel
  • 200g purple chocolate melts
  • 200g blue chocolate melts
  • 200g yellow chocolate melts
  • 200g orange chocolate melts
  • 200g pink chocolate melts
  • 1 red edible marker pen


  1. Add strawberry essence and pink food gel to buttercream and mix until well combined.
  2. To make cake pops, begin by using clean hands to crush the cake into a large mixing bowl.
  3. Add buttercream and mix using a spoon until well combined.
  4. Add mixture to a 20x15cm cake pan lined with baking paper and chill for 2 hours.
  5. Use a heart shaped cookie cutter to cut out heart shapes from the cake pop mixture. Chill.
  6. While the cake pop hearts are chilling add each individual chocolate melt to a separate bowl and microwave for 20 seconds at a time each, until smooth.
  7. Dip the end of a cake pop stick into the chocolate and press firmly into the back of each heart. Chill for 1 hour.
  8. Carefully dip each cake pop into each different color.
  9. Place onto a baking tray lined with baking paper and allow to set completely before writing your cheeky love messages on top!