Mini Heart-Shaped Chocolate Cake

Recipe and photo credits-  Baking Mad

Mini Heart-Shaped Chocolate Cake.

How sweet are these Mini Heart-Shaped Chocolate Cakes? Perfect for baking your loved one something special this Valentine’s Day!?

Mini Heart-Shaped Chocolate Cake

How To Make Mini Heart-Shaped Chocolate Cake:

Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Baking Time: 30 minutes
Portions 4

Ingredients:

  • 125 grams Chocolate, good quality dark
  • 3 tbsp Milk
  • 150 grams Butter softened
  • 150 grams Billington’s Golden Caster Sugar
  • 3 Eggs
  • 200 grams Allinson Nature Friendly Plain White Flour
  • 1 tbsp Cocoa Powder
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 0.25 tsp Bicarbonate Of Soda
  • 100 grams Silver Spoon Create White Chocolate Flavour Cake Covering
  • 140 grams Butter
  • 140 grams Billington’s Golden Icing Sugar
  • Food clourings  and sweets to fininsh
Mini Heart-Shaped Chocolate Cake

Method:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C, Fan oven 160°C /gas 4.
  2. Butter and flour the sides of four 10 cm heart shaped tins and line the bases with greaseproof paper.

For The Cake:

  1. Snap the chocolate into chunks and place in a bowl. 
  2. Add the milk and sit the bowl over a saucepan of gently simmering water and heat until the chocolate has melted. 
  3. (Make sure the bottom of the bowl doesn’t touch the surface of the water.) 
  4. Set aside to cool slightly.
  5. Beat the butter until very soft then add the caster sugar and continue to beat until the mixture is pale and fluffy. 
  6. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, and then fold in the melted chocolate.
  7. Sift in the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and the bicarbonate of soda, and fold in gently to mix.
  8. Divide the mixture between the tins and bake in the oven for 25 minutes, or until a skewer inserted into the middle of each cake comes out clean.
  9. Remove the cakes from the oven and allow to sit for five minutes before turning them out of their tins and placing them on a wire rack to cool. 
  10. When cool slice the cake in half.
  11. For the chocolate butter icing Melt the chocolate in the microwave on High for 1½ minute, stirring halfway. 
  12. Leave to cool. 
  13. Beat the butter and icing sugar in a large bowl until creamy. 
  14. Beat in the chocolate until smooth.
  15. Spread the butter icing on the bottom half of the cake and sandwich with the other half.
  16. Make some coloured icing Sugar and decorate with sweets.
Mini Heart-Shaped Chocolate Cake

Recipe and photo credits-  Baking Mad

What do you think about these Mini Heart-Shaped Chocolate Cake’s? Fancy making any?

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23 Comments

  1. Carli Alice
    26th January 2012 / 10:32 am

    OMG! These are just adorable. I am pinning!I would love to be able to get you more exposure to more wonderful posts like this.

  2. 26th January 2012 / 1:51 pm

    @Carli thank you 🙂 going to check out your blog 🙂

  3. Michelle
    26th January 2012 / 10:04 pm

    Pinned this one! So cute!

  4. 26th January 2012 / 10:40 pm

    @Michelle thanks for pinning,I have pinterest just got to work how to use it 🙂

  5. Maria
    27th January 2012 / 3:47 pm

    These are so adorable!!!! Absolutely love them!

  6. Lindy@Itsy Bitsy Paper
    27th January 2012 / 11:05 pm

    Amazing!! I hope you will link this up to I Heart Projects Linky Party.

  7. 28th January 2012 / 10:18 am

    Thanks for the invite of now to join in 🙂

  8. Jill @ KitchenFunWithMy3Sons.com
    28th January 2012 / 1:01 pm

    These look great!

  9. Lyuba @ Will Cook For Smiles
    28th January 2012 / 1:10 pm

    They are just gorgeous! Great job!

  10. 28th January 2012 / 7:14 pm

    @Lyuba thanks for stopping by and the comment 🙂

  11. Bobbie S
    29th January 2012 / 4:02 am

    These are so cute! I love them! I just pinned them. Thanks so much for stopping by Check ME Out Saturday link party!

  12. 29th January 2012 / 9:35 am

    Hi Bobbie thank yo so much for the pinning 🙂

  13. Meg
    30th January 2012 / 10:30 pm

    Oh yum. So delicious and they are beautifully decorated!

  14. Mindie Hilton
    1st February 2012 / 8:01 pm

    Featuring on Thursday at Bacon Time 🙂

  15. i- lostinausten
    8th February 2012 / 1:11 pm

    These cute cakes look fab! Love it! ^^

  16. 8th February 2012 / 4:22 pm

    Thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment 🙂

  17. Winnie
    13th February 2012 / 6:17 am

    Extremely beautiful and very romanticI like it!

  18. 13th February 2012 / 9:27 pm

    Hi Winnie thanks for stopping by 🙂

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