Eerie eyeball pops

These spooky chocolate cake balls will be a hit with kids at Halloween – they can help decorate them too

  • Prep:30 mins
    Cook:5 mins
    Plus chilling
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 242
  • fat 13g
  • saturates 7g
  • carbs 28g
  • sugars 24g
  • fibre 1g
  • protein 4g
  • salt 0.3g


  • 100g/4oz Madeira cake
  • 100g Oreo cookies
  • 100g bar milk chocolate, melted
  • 200g bar white chocolate, melted
  • few Smarties and icing pens, to decorate
  • 10 wooden skewers
  • ½ small pumpkin or butternut squash, deseeded, to stand pops in


  1. Break the Madeira cake and cookiesinto the bowl of a food processor,pour in the melted milk chocolateand whizz to combine.

  2. Tip the mixture into a bowl, thenuse your hands to roll into about10 walnut-sized balls. Chill for 2 hrsuntil really firm.

  3. Push a skewer into each ball, thencarefully spoon the white chocolateover the cake balls to completely cover.Stand the cake pops in the pumpkin,then press a Smartie onto the surfacewhile wet. Chill again until the chocolatehas set. Before serving, using the icingpens, add a pupil to each Smartie andwiggly red veins to the eyeballs.

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