Take one cake lover, add a pinch of ingenuity and a good sprinkling of gorgeous decorations and what do you get? Why cake pops, of course. It's little wonder that these glorious bite-size pops - which pander to the inner child and please the closet cake craver - have amassed a global following. From vintage buttons to sushi and horror pops, we've put together a selection of the best and kookiest out there, from the recipe book Cake Pops by Molly Bakes, published by Square Peg (£15).
Click on the images below to tickle your taste buds and get inspired by what can be done with a few cake balls and some flair...
Top Of The Pops: Vintage Buttons
Bite-size retro chic
Top Of The Pops: Tea Party Pops
Time for high tea
Top Of The Pops: Sushi
Raw fish with a twist
Top Of The Pops: Ice Cream Cones
Delicious and delectable
Top Of The Pops: Lovehearts
Say it how you mean it
Top Of The Pops: Giraffes
It's zoo time all over again
Top Of The Pops: Tropical Fish
Goldfish never looked so good
Top Of The Pops: Wedding Rose Pops
Fruit cake, eat your heart out
Top Of The Pops: Clowns
For the young and young-at-heart
Top Of The Pops: The Book
The book Cake Pops by Molly Bakes is published by Square Peg (£15).