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Chocolate Sweetheart Cakes for Two

Details

Timing
Timing
Total:
Bake:
20 Min.
Prep:
30 Min.
Skill Level:
Beginner
Yields:
2 small cakes

Love fills the smallest moments with a world of happiness, just like these fresh-baked chocolate sweetheart cakes for two! Surprise your beloved with this perfect Heart-Shaped Cake recipe for Valentine's Day or as the perfect ending to a wonderful night out. The magic is in the cookie cutter to create their eye-catching shape; the silky, creamy chocolate frosting; and the fresh raspberries and mint leaf garnish finish. These little sweetheart cakes are moist, chocolaty, and surprisingly easy to prepare, even for a baking newbie.  Heavenly, chocolaty dessert recipes are a must-have for every beginner baker. The easier the better! We think you'll love this Easy Brownie Lava Cake bursting with HERSHEY'S KISSES Lava Cake Dark Chocolate Candy.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
30 minutes
Bake Time
20 minutes
Cool Time
1 hour

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup
    granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup
    packed light brown sugar
  • 3 Tbsps
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/8 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 cup
    water
  • 3 Tbsps
    vegetable oil
  • 1/2 tsp
    white vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
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Add a Garnish

Make our Chocolate Frosting to complete this recipe as shown in the image.

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
oven oven
8-inch baking pan 8-inch baking pan
mixing bowl mixing bowl
whisk or spoon whisk or spoon
wire rack wire rack
cutting board cutting board
microwave microwave
3-1/4 inch cookie cutter 3-1/4 inch cookie cutter
1

Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 8-inch square baking pan.

2

Stir together flour, granulated sugar, brown sugar, cocoa, baking soda and salt in medium bowl. Add water, oil, vinegar and vanilla; beat with whisk or spoon until smooth. Pour batter into prepared pan.

3

Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely.

4

Transfer to cutting board. Using 3-1/4 inch heart-shaped cookie cutter, cut cake into 4 hearts. Prepare Chocolate Frosting; spread over tops of two hearts. Place remaining two hearts on top. Garnish as desired.

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