Heart Cake

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Feb. 19, 2016

Betty demonstrates how to make a Valentine Heart Cake. This cake is baked in a square pan and also a round pan, then cut and assembled to look like a Valentine heart.

Ingredients

White cake mix pack 1
Strawberry jello packet 3 Ounce (You may use small sugar
All purpose flour
Egg whites 4
Water 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Frozen strawberries 10 Ounce , thawed
Vegetable oil 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Butter 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , softened
Confectioner’s sugar 1 Pound
Vanilla extract 1/2 Teaspoon

Directions

Making

In a large bowl, stir together cake mix, Jello mix, and flour. 

Add egg whites and water and mix on medium speed of electric mixer. 

Stir in 5 ounces of the strawberries and vegetable oil. Mix well, using mixer. 

Spoon batter into an 8-inch by 8-inch baking pan that has been buttered and floured and an 8-inch round pan that has been buttered and floured. 

Bake at 350 degrees (F) until a toothpick inserted into the deepest part of each pan comes out clean. Cool. 

Remove from pans. Shape round layer and square layer into a heart shape by halving the round layer and pressing placing cut edges against adjoining sides of a square layer. 

Make icing by using a mixer to blend butter, confectioner’s sugar, and vanilla, and then stirring in 5 ounces thawed strawberries. 

Ice cake completely and decorate as desired. 

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 3673Calories from Fat 1295

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 147 g226.2%

Saturated Fat 65 g325%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 262 mg10.92%

Total Carbohydrates 575 g191.7%

Dietary Fiber 6 g24%

Sugars 507 g

Protein 21 g42%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet