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Sweet Heart Cake

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Sweet Heart Cake
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 58 min
  • Servings 12
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Bake your feelings known with a heart-shaped cake that's as sweet as it is easy. Wondering how to make a Sweet Heart Cake? Start with Betty Crocker™ cake mix, and then use one 8-inch round pan and one 8-inch square pan. Follow our step-by-step directions and diagram to create this Valentine's Day cake.
Updated Dec 22, 2020

Ingredients

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Grease or lightly spray bottoms only of one 8-inch round and one 8-inch square pan.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat cake mix, water, oil and egg whites with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour batter into pans.
  • 3
    Bake square pan 25 to 29 minutes, round pan 29 to 34 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 4
    Cut round cake in half. Put square cake on tray with one point toward you. Place cut side of each half against one of the top sides of square cake to make a heart as shown in diagram.
  • 5
    Tint frosting with a few drops food color. Frost cake with frosting. Store loosely covered.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Gently press miniature chocolate chips into the sides of this frosted cake for that extra-special touch.
  • tip 2
    Freeze the baked and cooled cakes about an hour for easier cutting and frosting.
  • tip 3
    Get a party menu, prep guide, tips, party games, activities and more for a Romantic Birthday Dinner!

Nutrition

330 Calories, 14g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 48g Total Carbohydrate, 32g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
330
Calories from Fat
120
Total Fat
14g
21%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
18%
Trans Fat
2g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
310mg
13%
Potassium
50mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
48g
16%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
32g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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