excess chocolate to drip off, then sprinkle your choice of sprinkles onto the chocolate
at a time, stirring between intervals. When the chocolate appears about 1/2 melted, remove from the microwave, and stir until fully melted. Do not over heat the chocolate, it will burn and will not be usable.
Then dipped a regular sized marshmallows in pink chocolate and placed it on top of the "star". Place octopus mallow pops sitting on a bed of white sugar with a little cinnamon mixed into it to create a fresher "sand" look
I never used to get terribly excited about Christmas cake or Christmas pudding. Having come from an Eastern European background, the entire concept of a traditional Anglo-Saxon Christmas cake or pudding was completely foreign to me and not to my taste