Thursday, 3 March 2016

Jaffa Cake Pops Bouquet for Mother' s Day

Mother’s Day is coming up and these little beauties I made with my 5 year old niece little M for her to give to her mum for mother’s day.This is a simple idea for children to make for Mother’s Day, there is no cooking involved and the results are really pretty.




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Jaffa Cake Flower Bouquet for Mother's Day
A beautiful edible flower bouquet for Mother's day.
Ingredients:
  • 12 Jaffa cakes
  • 40 g each colour Fondant ready to roll icing in pink, yellow and green
  • 2 tablespoons Apricot Jam (warmed)
  • You will also need 12 wooden coffee stirrers, round cookie cutter and shaped fondant cutters
Method:
1.Using the point of a knife, poke a hole in the bottom of the Jaffa cake and push into the hole the wooden coffee stirrer to make Jaffa cake lolly. Do this for all 12 Jaffa cakes.2 Roll out the green fondant and cut out 12 circles of green fondant using the round cookie cutter. The cutter should be same size as Jaffa cake.3.Brush the non-chocolate side of Jaffa cake with warmed apricot jam and stick the green fondant circle over it.4. Roll out the pink and yellow fondant icing and cut out cupcake shapes and flowers, stick them to the green fondant covered side using a little water. Repeat for all the 12 Jaffa cake pops.5.Arrange the Jaffa cake pops in a pretty vase and they are ready for gifting.
Details
Prep time: Cook time:None Total time: Yield: 12


Also A big thankyou to the kind young man in Costa coffee that gave us the stirrers for the pops.

56 comments:

  1. My boyfriend would loveee these! Pity I didn't see this idea before Valentine's Day instead :(

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    1. You can still make them as a belated valentines p
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  2. This is so clever! I love that you used Jaffa Cakes, it makes this such an easy and simple recipe, but really effective :)

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    1. When I babysit my niece we always try and make things she can take home with her that is easy to create but makes a lovely gift.

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  3. This is an amazing idea! I never would have thought of using jaffa cakes to make cakepops... Genius!

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  4. What a gorgeous idea Nayna! These are so pretty and perfect for making with little ones.

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  5. Thank you this looks so much fun for me and my daughter to do for her nanny on mothers day they look amazing

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  6. They are so pretty, what a genius idea! I must try this. x

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  7. Another wonderful recipe idea from you miss Nayna, you continue to inspire us all. I actually tried cake pops for the first time the other day and it was delicious!

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    1. Thanks Ana.They are not a "true" cake pop but still delicious.

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  8. Oh what fun. I would love to recive these on Mother's day.

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  9. That's a lovely idea Nayna. They are so pretty.

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  10. Oh I LOVE these - what a great, simple but brilliant idea. I love jaffa cakes too! I am going to pin this :) Kaz x

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  11. They look great and so pretty! My girls would steal them off me haha

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  12. These are so cute and I absolutely love jaffa cake so I might look at making these x

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  13. These turned out really well! What a simple and delicious treat for the family.

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  14. I never heard of JAFFA CAKE POPS but it's fab idea and would not cost too much to make either! I'm a jaffa cake fan so this is right up my street! Angela

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    1. We invented them, I don't think there is any such thing!!!!

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  15. This is a great idea. Never knew I could do this with Jaffa Cakes.

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  16. It's a lovely idea but I must admit I cringe at the bright green. Never been a fan of coloured food. I suppose I would have to make them white, or various shades of chocolate colour, lol!

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    1. I too try and keep away from added colours but my niece picked the colours so once in awhile its ok.

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  17. Brilliant idea for Jaffa cake and so pretty. What a fantastic gift for Mother's day.

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  18. These are such a fantastic idea! Great fun to make with kids for lots of occasions and perfect party food.

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    1. You can decorate them in any theme, we made some halloween ones with white fondant and iced black spider webs.

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  19. These are brilliant, what an absolutely wonderful and yet simple way to make something beautiful for the lady in your life and the perfect colours for spring too.

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  20. These are fantastic - they look great and I know they will be absolutely delicious!

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  21. Oh wow, these are amazing! They look beautiful and I bet they tast great too. Love them!

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  22. My mum would hate this, but I think it looks so good! xo

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    1. I guess these are not to everyones taste, but they are perfect for 5 year old to make to gift to her mum.

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  23. what a fantastic idea! these are so cute

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  24. What a fantastic and cute idea!it looks so good!

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  25. oh I love jaffa cakes these are a great idea

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  26. I might have to leave this out for the kids to see!

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  27. I'm not a fan of Jaffa cakes but this is a fantastic idea! Looks great

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  28. These are so cute! What a great idea x

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  29. These look so creative, I love how you can take something as simple as a jaffa cake and get these as a result! xxx

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  30. I love Jaffa cakes and these look so cute. Not sure I want to eat one of them though

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  31. we dont have this cookies here but i can find something similar, looks really neat and lovely.

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  32. I just love jaffa cakes so much. If decorated like above then that's a double treat. Wonderful and easy idea to please mums.

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  33. These look like fun to make with the kids.

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  34. We've done similar with Oreos and they were delicious and so easy to make x

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  35. How fab are these!! My local sainsburys will be out of stock of jaffa cakes come tomorrow morning!!

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  36. Oh wow, these are totally amazing. I have a jaffacake mad son so will certainly be making these

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  37. Such a simple but lovely gift idea, my girls will loe making these for their Nanny :)

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  38. This is such a cute idea! I love making cute food as gifts

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  39. I haven't had Jaffa cakes is ages, what a brilliant way to use them for making something so pretty!xx

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  40. What a cute little gift idea! I love home-made presents :D

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  41. Great idea, I love jaffa cakes!

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  42. Pam Francis Gregory9 March 2016 at 14:27

    Brilliant idea - Going to give these a go!

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  43. Love these... ever so simple my kids will enjoy doing this! x

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  44. What a great idea ! I love them

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  45. Lovely idea - these look great!

    Ashleigh

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  46. What a great and simple idea! +They look really fun to make as well (and eating of course). :)

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  47. Have never really liked jaffa cakes but these look amazing

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