Eerie Eyeball Pops

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    Eerie Eyeball Pops

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

    You will also need
    • 10 wooden skewers

    How to make Eerie eyeball pops;
    1. Break the Madeira cake and cookies into the bowl of a food processor, pour in the melted milk chocolate and whizz to combine.
    2. Tip the mixture into a bowl, then use your hands to roll into about 10 walnut-sized balls. 
    3. Chill for 2 hrs until really firm.
    4. Push a skewer into each ball, then carefully spoon the white chocolate over the cake balls to completely cover. 
    5. Stand the cake pops in the pumpkin, then press a Smartie onto the surface while wet. 
    6. Chill again until the chocolate has set. 
    7. Before serving, using the icing pens, add a pupil to each Smartie and wiggly red veins to the eyeballs.
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