Mini Heart-Shaped Chocolate Cake: Valentine’s Day Cakes

Recipe and photo credits-  Baking Mad

Mini Heart-Shaped Chocolate Cake: Valentine’s Day Cakes. Hello friends and welcome by the blog today.

So how sweet are these Mini Heart-Shaped Chocolate Cakes?

Also perfect for baking your loved one something special this Valentine’s Day!?

Mini Heart-Shaped Chocolate Cake: Valentine's Day Cakes

How To Make Mini Heart-Shaped Chocolate Cake:

Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Baking Time: 30 minutes
Portions 4

Mini Heart-Shaped Chocolate Cake


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


1.) Firstly, 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 Mini Heart Cake:

1.) Firstly, 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. 

(Make sure the bottom of the bowl doesn’t touch the surface of the water.) 

3.) Set aside to cool slightly.

4.) Beat the butter until very soft then add the caster sugar and continue to beat until the mixture is pale and fluffy. 

5.) Beat in the eggs, one at a time, and then fold in the melted chocolate.

6.) Sift in the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and the bicarbonate of soda, and fold in gently to mix.

7.) 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.

8.) 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. 

9.) When cool slice the cake in half.

10.) For the chocolate butter icing Melt the chocolate in the microwave on High for 1½ minute, stirring halfway. 

11.) Leave to cool. 

12.) Beat the butter and icing sugar in a large bowl until creamy. 

13.) Beat in the chocolate until smooth.

14.) Spread the butter icing on the bottom half of the cake and sandwich with the other half.

15.) Last but not least, make some coloured icing Sugar and decorate with sweets.

Valentine's Day Cakes

Mini Heart-Shaped Chocolate Cake: Valentine’s Day Cakes:

Recipe and photo credits-  Baking Mad

So what do you think about these Mini Heart-Shaped Chocolate Cake’s? Do you also fancy making any? Because I do!

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  1. Carli Alice
    26 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. 26 January 2012 / 1:51 PM

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

  3. Michelle
    26 January 2012 / 10:04 PM

    Pinned this one! So cute!

  4. 26 January 2012 / 10:40 PM

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

  5. Maria
    27 January 2012 / 3:47 PM

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

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

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

  7. 28 January 2012 / 10:18 AM

    Thanks for the invite of now to join in 🙂

  8. Jill @
    28 January 2012 / 1:01 PM

    These look great!

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

    They are just gorgeous! Great job!

  10. 28 January 2012 / 7:14 PM

    @Lyuba thanks for stopping by and the comment 🙂

  11. Bobbie S
    29 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. 29 January 2012 / 9:35 AM

    Hi Bobbie thank yo so much for the pinning 🙂

  13. Meg
    30 January 2012 / 10:30 PM

    Oh yum. So delicious and they are beautifully decorated!

  14. Mindie Hilton
    1 February 2012 / 8:01 PM

    Featuring on Thursday at Bacon Time 🙂

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

    These cute cakes look fab! Love it! ^^

  16. 8 February 2012 / 4:22 PM

    Thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment 🙂

  17. Winnie
    13 February 2012 / 6:17 AM

    Extremely beautiful and very romanticI like it!

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