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Twinkie Cake Pops and DIY Cake Pop Stand

Make this simple recipe for a dessert fit for a crowd! Also included are instructions for making a DIY cake pop holder.
Author Angie Holden

What You Will Need

  • Twinkies
  • Vanilla-flavored Almond Bark
  • Sweetened Coconut Flakes
  • Lollipop sticks

Cake Pop Holder Supplies

  • Chipboard You could also just use your flattened Twinkie box
  • Tape
  • Scissors
  • Ice Pick

Ingredients for the FInishing Touches

  • Large cardboard sheet cake tray
  • 2 cans White icing for decorating
  • Powdered sugar


  • Remove each Twinkie in the box from its plastic wrap and put it into a bowl.
  • Smash them all together until the Twinkies become one large big ball of cake mix.
  • Use clean hands to scoop up small, teaspoon-sized chunks of the mixture. Roll the chunks into balls and add a lollipop stick to each ball.
    Put the cake pops on a cookie sheet covered in parchment paper and freeze the entire pan for about 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, melt the almond bark in the microwave according to the package directions.
    Take your cake pops out of the freezer and dip them into the melted almond bark. Cover each one completely from the stick to the top.
  • Before the candy coating dries, dip the top of each cake pop into the coconut flakes. Put them back on the parchment paper to dry completely.

Cake Pop Holder Instructions

  • Take a piece of chipboard and roll it into a cone. Secured with tape and cut the bottom as needed to make it level.
  • Use a tool to punch holes all around your cake pop holder.

Adding The Cake Pops to the DIY Cake Stand

  • Add your cake pops from the bottom, moving up towards the top on all sides of the cone.
  • Insert the lollipop stick of one cake pop into each hole all the way around the cone.

Add the Finishing Touches For Your Cake Pop Display

  • Center your cone on the cardboard sheet cake tray.
  • Spread the frosting out over the top of the tray to look like snow.
  • Dust the entire display with remaining coconut flakes and dust it with powdered sugar.