How To Display Cake Pops

Cake pops are becoming a popular snack among all different ages. They are also a great way to put your baking skills to the test! 

Whether you are catering for large birthday parties, weddings, or festive occasions, cake pops make the perfect sweet treat.

Not only are they delicious, but they are great for serving large groups of people. One reason for this is that they come in a variety of colors and flavors to suit the occasion!

Likewise, with a range of display options, they are sure to be the center of everyone’s attention!

However, it can sometimes be difficult to create a suitable arrangement for different occasions.

However, you don’t have to worry! As we have created a detailed article highlighting a range of beautiful display ideas, suitable for a variety of occasions, to help you show off your cake pops!

Displaying Your Cake Pops

If you’re looking to display your cake pops in a fun and attractive way, then you’ve come to the perfect place.

There are hundreds of different ways to arrange your cake pops, your ideas below are just a few to provide you with the inspiration to get you started. 

  1. The most common display method is by arranging them on a cake pop stand or holder. Not only is it relatively easy to do, but there are a variety of sizes and colors of stands to choose from. 
  2. Use a large cake platter. Depending on the shapes and the colors of the cake pops, this is a great method to display them. 
  3. Use a candy jar or any reusable container. This is perfect for keeping your cake pops looking good while keeping them fresh. 
  4. Place your cake pops on acrylic stands. These are generally easy to come to buy in your local stores and provide some extra height to make your cake pops more visible. 
  5. Different-sized Styrofoam boards and balls create a fun and unique arrangement. You can either put the pop directly into the boards or use them as a background display. 
  6. Place them in a clear jar or vase. This will show off the cake’s pops of beautiful colors and textures. For a bonus, fill the bottom with different candies; this will also help the pops to stand straight. 
  7. Use cake dummies for an eye-catching and appealing cake pop display. Essentially, cake dummies are fake cakes that you can stick cake pops directly into; creating a spectacular arrangement. 
  8. If you’re looking for a more rustic look, then a wooden stand would be a perfect cake pop display for you. You can either purchase a wooden stand through most online stores or put your DIY skills to the test and make one yourself!
  9. Take different colored ribbons, craft paper, tissue paper, sticks, and arts and crafts, to fully customize your displays. 

How To Display Cake Pops In A Vase

One of the latest cake pop display trends which you may have seen is by displaying them in vases. This is a fun, yet elegant way of displaying your sweet treats. 

Choose a vase that has a wide enough opening. Take a piece of ribbon and cut it to about twice the size of the vase opening.

Then, wrap it around the opening and either tie it in a bow or a knot. 

If you want to add some additional personal touches, then you can personalize the colors or fabrics. Likewise, at the bottom of the vase, you can fill it up with all your favorite candies.

Providing you with a 2-in-1 arrangement. 

How To Display Halloween Cake Pops

There is a whole range of ways to make Halloween-inspired cake pops, but one of the most popular ways is by using dark frosting and dyed chocolate, with iconic colors such as orange, purple, and black.

Likewise, you can also use different toppings to fully complete the look.

For a more Halloween, spooky look, dishes or trays that are black would be perfect. During this time of year, you can easily find them in most stores.

Moreover, using props and decorations will especially help to enhance your displays. Whether you are using spiders, skulls, or other Halloween-inspired trinkets. 

How To Display Cake Pops For A Party

Cake pops are perfect for birthday parties. These come in a range of different colors and flavors, but also look amazing when displayed.

Generally, parties contain many guests and what better way to feed them with easy-to-make, colorful cake pops!

One option to display cake pops for a party is by using a cake stand. This is the perfect way to fully display the beautiful colors of your cake pops. 

Likewise, depending on the theme of the party, you can shape your cake pops into different molds, using decorations to enhance them. 

How To Display Cake Pops For A Baby Shower

One way to display your cake pops for a baby shower is by using tall clear jars or vases. What’s great about this method is that you can fill the bottom with whatever candies you desire.

If you know the gender of the baby for the baby shower then you can even choose blue or pink candies. Likewise, this could be incorporated into your cake pop flavorings and outer decorations. 

Then place the cake pops directly on top of the candy which helps prevent them from falling. This creates a festive and color display that all your friends and family can enjoy. 

Final Thoughts

It is no wonder that cake pops are becoming a more and more popular dessert choice, with an array of flavors and decorations, you can make them suit any occasion! 

Why not go one step further with a fully customizable cake pop display. Whether you’re having a Halloween party, baby shower, or birthday party, we have some cake pop display ideas for you. 

Hopefully, this guide has provided you with some inspiration for displaying your cake pops on your next occasion.

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Kathryn Sewell

Hi! I'm Kate and I have been baking and cooking for as long as I can remember. I like to share the most interesting tips and recipes I try here on What Kate Baked for you to enjoy. If you have a favorite recipe you'd like to share send it over on social.

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