Anniversary Love Cake: Valentines Day Candy Heart Cake

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Whether it is Valentine’s Day or just a special occasion, this anniversary love cake is an eye candy and tastes heavenly too! Go give it a try!

Ingredients:

  • 2 boxes of white cake mix
  • 8 large Egg whites
  • 2 ½ C water
  • 1 C canola oil
  • 2 tsp cinnamon extract
  • 3 – 9inch round cake pans
  • 1 – 10inch round cake board

Vanilla Frosting:

  • 3 C unsalted butter, softened
  • 6 C powdered sugar
  • 5 tbsp heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract

Pink gel food coloring:

  • 1 disposable piping bag
  • 1 large piping bag with star tip

Valentine’s Day Sprinkles:

  • 3 Red Rock Candy Sticks
  • 2 Red Heart Marshmallow sticks
  • Red foiled chocolate hearts

Heart Cake Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 350 and spray cake pans with  pam baking spray

2. Using a hand mixer and large bowl, beat all cake ingredients until combined and smooth

3. Pour batter evenly into the three pans

4. Place into the oven and back for 28-32 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean

5. Allow to cool completely

Heart Cake Recipe

Frosting directions:

1. Using a standing mixer, beat all ingredients except for the color until combined and smooth but stiff with peaks

2. Beat in a few drops of pink coloring until combined

3. Scoop 1 C of the pink frosting into another bowl and mix in a few more drops of pink to make it darker

Building the Cake directions :

1. Place one cake layer onto the cake board and cut the dome off the cake to make an even layer

2. Repeat step with other two layers

3. Scoop 1 C of pink frosting onto the bottom layer and spread evenly

4. Place the second cake layer on top and spread evenly 1 more cup of frosting

5. Place the last layer of cake on top and frost with remaining pink frosting

6. Using some valentine’s day sprinkles, coat the bottom part of the cake with sprinkles

7. Place the darker pink frosting into the microwave for 10 seconds to soften it

8. Scoop it into the piping bag

9. Cut the tip off the piping bag and pipe drips around the top edge

Heart Cake Recipe

10. Scoop the lighter pink frosting into the large piping bag

11. Pipe dollops around the top and sprinkle some more Valentine’s Day

12. Add Sprinkles on top

Heart Cake Recipe

Decorate the cake however you would like.

And if you don’t mind spending a bit of extra time in the kitchen, you’d definitely want to try making this stunning Harry Potter Unicorn Cake to celebrate the Potterhead in you!

Anniversary Love Cake Recipe

Anniversary Love Cake Recipe

Whether it is Valentine's Day or just a special occasion, this red hot heart cake is an eye candy and tastes heavenly too! Go give it a try!

Ingredients

  • Cake Ingredients:
  • 2 boxes of white cake mix
  • 8 large Egg whites
  • 2 ½ C water
  • 1 C canola oil
  • 2 tsp cinnamon extract
  • 3 - 9inch round cake pans
  • 1 - 10inch round cake board
  • Vanilla Frosting:
  • 3 C unsalted butter, softened
  • 6 C powdered sugar
  • 5 tbsp heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • Pink gel food coloring:
  • 1 disposable piping bag
  • 1 large piping bag with star tip
  • Valentine's Day Sprinkles:
  • 3 Red Rock Candy Sticks
  • 2 Red Heart Marshmallow sticks
  • Red foiled chocolate hearts

Instructions

Heart Cake Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 and spray cake pans with  pam baking spray

Using a hand mixer and large bowl, beat all cake ingredients until combined and smooth

Pour batter evenly into the three pans

Place into the oven and back for 28-32 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean

Allow to cool completely

Frosting directions:

Using a standing mixer, beat all ingredients except for the color until combined and smooth but stiff with peaks

Beat in a few drops of pink coloring until combined

Scoop 1 C of the pink frosting into another bowl and mix in a few more drops of pink to make it darker

Building the Cake directions :

Place one cake layer onto the cake board and cut the dome off the cake to make an even layer

Repeat step with other two layers

Scoop 1 C of pink frosting onto the bottom layer and spread evenly

Place the second cake layer on top and spread evenly 1 more cup of frosting

Place the last layer of cake on top and frost with remaining pink frosting

Using some valentine's day sprinkles, coat the bottom part of the cake with sprinkles

Place the darker pink frosting into the microwave for 10 seconds to soften it

Scoop it into the piping bag

Cut the tip off the piping bag and pipe drips around the top edge

Scoop the lighter pink frosting into the large piping bag

Pipe dollops around the top and sprinkle some more Valentine’s Day

Sprinkles on top

Decorate the cake however you would like.

And if you don't mind spending a bit of extra time in the kitchen, you'd definitely want to try making this stunning Harry Potter Unicorn Cake to celebrate the Potterhead in you! 

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