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Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Valentine's Sweetheart Cake

Love is in the air! 

Make plans to bake your sweetie a cake.  Make it SWEET and BEAUTIFUL! 


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Do you have two heart shaped cake pans?



Preheat your oven to 350°

   Ingredients:

1 Jiffy Yellow Cake Mix
1/2 cup Cake Flour
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 Water
2 Eggs
1 Envelope Dream Whip
1 Cup of Nutella  (used for filling)

Directions:

Mix all ingredients (except Nutella)  and let beat for around 8 minutes.
Bake for approximately 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted is removed clean.
Cool cakes completely.

Spread Nutella between layers.

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Icing:

1 8 oz Cream Cheese
1/2 stick Butter
2-3 cups Powder
1/4 cup Whipping Cream
1 tsp Vanilla
Pink food coloring gel (used for tinting icing)

Directions:
Blend all ingredients (except food coloring) together and mix on high for 4-6 minutes.
Add food coloring gel and tint icing to your desired color.

I used the 104 decorating tip for decorating.



 




For the top, I held the tip straight up and used a twist stroke.


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For the sides, I held the tip straight up and just pulled out a short straight stroke.
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Sprinkle with chocolate shavings.
I also sprinkled some tiny pearl candies on top.





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You can use any flavor cake batter, filling and icing.  The heart shaped cake, the Nutella filling and the decorating tip gives this cake the "WOW" factor.  I know my sweetie deserves "WOW"!

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