push up the goodness

A new {well, semi-new} trend in the party world are push-up pops. They were big in 2011 and we anticipate they will continue to be big in 2012. They are too cute not to be! Whether you fill them with one, or all three, of the delectable C’s{cake, cupcakes or cookies}, or ice cream – they are a must-have at your next party.

These bright Picasso-like push-up pop creations found at Hostess with the Mostess are a colorful addition to any dessert table. 

One Charming Party has recipe ideas for push-up pops that make our mouth water, including cake+fresh berries+whipped cream, and the other one is for the chocolate lovers out there.

Chocolate Cookie Push Pops by The Decorated Cookie are made with easy to make and find ingredients. Oh how I love oreos!

The combination of combining chocolate cake and Kahlua frosting sounds irresistible to us too, Erica, of Sweet Tooth, and makes for the perfect party favor.

Fill push pop containers with sherbert ice cream to create a refreshing watermelon treat like Firefly Confections did. I have fond memories of this desert because my bestie growing up {love ya, Jamie} use to serve watermelon cake at her summer birthday party. It is so yummy.

For a complete book dedicated to Push-Up Pops, Courtney Dial Whitmore of Pizzazzerie, has a fabulous looking book, Push-Up Pops, set to release March 1, 2012. Her recipe for Mocha Madness {with coffee ice cream, oreo cookies and chocolate}, which looks divine, can be found here.

You can find push up pop containers at Culinary Direct, Amazon or where I found them to be the cheapest {and can be bought at lower quantities}, Etsy.

{images via Firefly ConfectionsPizzazzerie, Hostess with the Mostess, One Charming Party, Sweet Tooth and The Decorated Cookie}