Pink Valentine Cake….

Pink Valentine Cake….

This week I made this cake for my husband and children!! Sharing it with the ones I love!!

Before topping had set
After topping has set

Ingredients:

  • 150g Self raising flour
  • 150g Caster sugar
  • 150g Margarine
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • Few drops red food colouring



Filling:

  • 100ml Double cream
  • 2 tbsp Strawberry jam


Topping:

  • 150g White cooking chocolate
  • 125ml Double cream
  • Few drops red food colouring



Method:

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180c 350f or gas mark 4
  2. Grease and line the bottom of a medium size heart shape backing tin.
  3. Cream the margarine and sugar together and add few drops red food colouring.
  4. Beat in the egg adding a little flour at a time until all mixed in.
  5. Place the mixture in the tin and cook for about 30 minutes until golden in colour,well risen and firm to touch.
  6. Leave to cool 10 minutes then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
  7. Using a sharp knife slice the cake horizontally and spread one half with jam.
  8. Whip the cream and spread over the other half and sandwich back together.
  9. In a pan place the double cream,cooking chocolate and few drops of food colouring in a pan over a low heat and stir until melted.
  10. Remove from the heat and leave to cool stirring occasionally.
  11. Spread the cooled mixture over the cake and leave to set in a refrigeater for a few hours or overnight until set.
  12. Enjoy !!

What do you think to my cake?

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69 Comments

  1. ReInventing Lolli
    February 5, 2012 / 8:11 am

    I follow you back on twitter @reinventlolliLove the cake! Looks delicious!!

  2. Clairejustine
    February 5, 2012 / 9:53 am

    Hi,thank you 🙂

  3. Julie
    February 5, 2012 / 2:25 pm

    That looks really yummy! Thanks for sharing! =)Juliehttp://julies-thisandthat.blogspot.com/

  4. Clairejustine
    February 5, 2012 / 4:31 pm

    Hi Julie,thanks for the comment 🙂

  5. Judy Haughton-James
    February 5, 2012 / 8:02 pm

    This cake is oh so beautiful and I am sure very delicious!

  6. Clairejustine
    February 5, 2012 / 9:45 pm

    Thanks Judy it tasted great too,lasted well….not very long at all !!! 🙂

  7. Clairejustine
    February 6, 2012 / 1:18 pm

    Thanks @shopannies will pop over now 🙂

  8. Clairejustine
    February 6, 2012 / 1:18 pm

    Thanks @shopannies will pop over now 🙂

  9. Our Delightful Home
    February 6, 2012 / 1:32 pm

    I love the heart shape cake.~Mrs. Delightfulourdelightfulhome.blogspot.com

  10. Jill @ KitchenFunWithMy3Sons.com
    February 6, 2012 / 2:36 pm

    Love this! We are hosting our first Kitchen Fun and Crafty link party this Friday (the 10th) and would love for you to share this! Feel free to stop by and grab a party button! http://kitchenfunwithmy3sons.blogspot.com/

  11. Julia @The Roasted Root
    February 6, 2012 / 5:17 pm

    Gorgeous photographs! Very sweet idea for a special Valentine's treat!

  12. Anonymous
    February 6, 2012 / 7:26 pm

    cake looks yummy !!!must try this

  13. blkenigma888
    February 6, 2012 / 7:49 pm

    I'd love it if you'd come by Themed Baker's Sunday and share your treat! This week's theme is Valentines Day.See you there!Cupcake Apothecaryhttp://cupcakeapothecary.blogspot.com

  14. Clairejustine
    February 6, 2012 / 8:35 pm

    Mrs Delightful thank you 🙂

  15. Clairejustine
    February 6, 2012 / 8:35 pm

    Thanks for the invite Jill 🙂

  16. Clairejustine
    February 6, 2012 / 8:36 pm

    Thank you Julia 🙂

  17. Clairejustine
    February 6, 2012 / 8:36 pm

    Thanks Anonymous :0)

  18. Clairejustine
    February 6, 2012 / 8:37 pm

    blkenigma888 on my way thanks 🙂

  19. Jill
    February 7, 2012 / 7:44 am

    Oh Yum that looks delicious!Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!Hope you have a fabulous week!Jill @ Creating my way to Success http://www.jembellish.blogspot.com/

  20. Clairejustine
    February 7, 2012 / 8:09 am

    Hi Jill thanks for popping over and leaving a comment :0)

  21. Baker Street
    February 7, 2012 / 10:53 am

    Strawberry jam and white chocolate. Bet this tasted divine.

  22. Clairejustine
    February 7, 2012 / 12:07 pm

    Thanks for the comment 🙂

  23. Kitchen Belleicious
    February 7, 2012 / 1:03 pm

    YUM! Beyond delicious!

  24. Jana
    February 7, 2012 / 1:22 pm

    Looks fabulous! Thanks for linking up at Giggles, Glitz & Glam.

  25. Michelle
    February 7, 2012 / 2:53 pm

    I can not come to your blog anymore! Too many yummy looking sweets! LOL Just wanted to let you know that the new Share & Share linky was open if you'd like to add 4 posts this week. I have the button too, now. Have a great Tuesday, Clairejustine!

  26. Erin Slocum
    February 7, 2012 / 6:53 pm

    Looks yummy! Hopped over from the blog hop and would love a follow back.www.forhimandmyfamily.blogspot.com

  27. Clairejustine
    February 7, 2012 / 6:58 pm

    @Kitchen Belleicious thank you :0)

  28. Clairejustine
    February 7, 2012 / 7:06 pm

    @Jana thanks for the comment :0)

  29. Clairejustine
    February 7, 2012 / 7:07 pm

    Hi Michelle Yeh I'm on my way over :0)

  30. Clairejustine
    February 7, 2012 / 7:08 pm

    @Erin thanks for the following ,going to follow back :0)

  31. Mahina Sayin
    February 7, 2012 / 7:33 pm

    YUMM!!!

  32. Alyson @Eisley Rae
    February 8, 2012 / 11:00 pm

    Wow! That looks sooo good!

  33. Junia
    February 9, 2012 / 7:46 pm

    awesome valentine's day cake! 🙂 sending some #chocolatelove to you!

  34. Jessica @FoundtheMarbles
    February 9, 2012 / 10:54 pm

    That is one sweet looking cake!

  35. CHRISTMAS PIE CRAFTS
    February 10, 2012 / 12:31 pm

    The cake looks soooo scrummy – many thanks for sharing the recipe. I'm here from Welcome Wednesday and looking forward to joining in future blog hops. Hope you have a good day.

  36. Clairejustine
    February 10, 2012 / 5:18 pm

    Thank you Mahnina 🙂

  37. Clairejustine
    February 10, 2012 / 5:19 pm

    @Gumdrop Pass Thanks for stopping by,off to visit you now 🙂

  38. Clairejustine
    February 10, 2012 / 5:20 pm

    Thanks Alyson 🙂

  39. Clairejustine
    February 10, 2012 / 5:20 pm

    Thanks Junia 🙂

  40. Clairejustine
    February 10, 2012 / 5:21 pm

    Thanks Jessica 🙂

  41. Clairejustine
    February 10, 2012 / 5:22 pm

    Thanks @Christmas Pie Crafts looking forward to joining you again 🙂

  42. Melanie @ bear rabbit bear
    February 10, 2012 / 5:49 pm

    Looks yummy! Thanks for linking to Things I've Done Thursday!www.bearrabbitbear.com

  43. Clairejustine
    February 10, 2012 / 9:05 pm

    Hi Melanie thanks for the comment 🙂

  44. Miz Helen
    February 10, 2012 / 9:58 pm

    Hi Clairejustine,What a precious cake for a very special Valentine, it looks delicious! Hope you have a fabulous week end and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.Come Back Soon!Miz Helen

  45. Mummy Mishaps
    February 10, 2012 / 10:26 pm

    wow that looks perfect for a romantic cake and tea time!!! really impressed and it looks yummy – love jam sponge cake ! thanks so much for linking up x

  46. Katherines Corner
    February 11, 2012 / 2:08 am

    I ♥ your wonderful cake. Thank you for linking up to the Thursday Favorite Things blog hop linky party. Sending Happy Weekend Wishes! .xo P.S> I tried several times to leave a comment yesterday, the capcha thingy wasn't working 🙁

  47. Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust
    February 11, 2012 / 2:13 am

    Yum, that looks good. Thanks for sharing it at Crazy Sweet Tuesday!

  48. dudut
    February 11, 2012 / 6:57 am

    perfect for the valentines! nice one :)happy #chocolatelove 🙂

  49. Clairejustine
    February 11, 2012 / 12:30 pm

    @Miz Helen thanks so much for stopping by and leaving a comment 🙂

  50. Clairejustine
    February 11, 2012 / 12:31 pm

    @Mummy Mishaps thanks so much for the linky 🙂

  51. Clairejustine
    February 11, 2012 / 12:32 pm

    @ Katherines Corner,thanks so much for keep comming back when my blogger must have been playing up,thanks for the linky 🙂

  52. Clairejustine
    February 11, 2012 / 12:33 pm

    @Dorothy thanks so much for hosting 🙂

  53. Clairejustine
    February 11, 2012 / 12:33 pm

    @dudut thank you 🙂

  54. Danielle
    February 11, 2012 / 4:54 pm

    Visiting from The Artsy Girl Connection Follower Hop. New follower of your blog:> Your blog is too cute! Can't wait to meet new bloggy friends. Feel free to stop by my blog too!www.blissfulanddomestic.blogspot.com

  55. Clairejustine
    February 11, 2012 / 6:22 pm

    Hi Danielle thanks for following 🙂

  56. Cassie
    February 12, 2012 / 3:55 pm

    Hello! I'm a new follower from the Sunday Strollin Blog Hop. I'd love it if you would follow me back!

  57. Loressa Curiouswisdom
    February 12, 2012 / 5:12 pm

    Thanks for stopping by to hop! Come back next week! Have a wonderful day!Loressa

  58. Clairejustine
    February 12, 2012 / 6:01 pm

    @cassie thanks for following,popping over now 🙂

  59. Clairejustine
    February 12, 2012 / 6:02 pm

    Hi Loressa thanks for the comment 🙂

  60. Becolorful
    February 12, 2012 / 10:41 pm

    I'm seriously drooling. 😀 This looks so yummy. Thanks for sharing on Motivated Monday at BeColorfulPam

  61. Clairejustine
    February 13, 2012 / 6:46 am

    @Becolorful thanks for the comment 🙂

  62. Clairejustine
    February 13, 2012 / 6:46 am

    Hi Cathy thanks for the comment,following back 🙂

  63. Mindie Hilton
    February 13, 2012 / 5:49 pm

    Pretty cake. Thanks for sharing at Bacon Time.

  64. Clairejustine
    February 13, 2012 / 9:28 pm

    Thanks Mindie 🙂

  65. Six Sisters
    February 16, 2012 / 4:23 am

    This cake looks delicious! We loved having you at our "Strut Your Stuff Saturday." Come back next Saturday and share more of your great recipes! -The Sisters

  66. Clairejustine
    February 17, 2012 / 10:37 am

    Thanks for having me,I wont be popping over this week as I've been busy with the kid of but I will be back next week 🙂

  67. Clairejustine
    February 18, 2012 / 4:48 pm

    Thank you Claire for the lovely comment,hopefully I will have a post for next week 🙂

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