How to Make a Valentine’s Day Heart Shaped Cake – Simple Steps and Tricks

Valentine’s Day is a day reserved for extra romance and love-giving for your significant other and loved ones.  If you’re thinking of surprising them with something personal, try to create a heart-shaped cake.  Intimidated with the shape, you say?  Try these simple steps and tricks for your Valentine heart-shaped cake.

Ingredients of Valentine cake

  • 1 box of 2-layer size cake mix, flavor of your choice
  • 1 pack of vanilla flavored instant pudding and pie filling, size of four servings
  • 1 cup of cold milk
  • ¼ cup of powdered sugar
  • 1 tub or 8 oz. of whipped topping, thawed
  • ¼ of  red food coloring
  • Small candies and chocolates or multicolored sprinkles for topping


  • 1 eight-inch round baking pan
  • 1 eight-inch square baking pan
  • Medium bowl
  • Wire whisk

Directions to make heart shaped cake

How to Make a Valentine’s Day Heart Shaped Cake – Simple Steps and Tricks 1

  1. Preheat your oven for about 350 degrees Fahrenheit whilst preparing the cake mix. The box provides the instruction of the steps in how to bake the cake base.  Get your baking pans and proceed into greasing them. After greasing, put a little flour on them as well. Pour the mix, making sure that you divide it equally to the two pans and bake.  After baking, cool for 10 minutes and take out from the pans. Let them stand until completely cooled.
  1. Get the cold milk and pour into a medium bowl. Add the pudding mix and sugar into the milk and whisk for 2 minutes in order for the ingredients to blend.  Gently add the whipped topping and red food coloring while continually stirring the mixture.
  1. Get the round-shaped cake and cut it in half. Place the square cake to a diagonal position and place each half of the round cake on both top sides of the diamond, forming a heart.
  1. Use a little amount of pudding mixture to paste the pieces together and evenly smear the frosting onto the cake.
  1. You can decorate the cake your style using candies, chocolates and sprinkles.

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