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Chocolate Sweetheart Cakes for Two

A personal treat for you and your spouse or for you and your kids, these chocolate cakes allow you to show your love in a sweeter way.

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SKILL LEVEL : beginnerPREP TIME : 17  Minutes

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories750
Calories from Fat240
Total Fat28 g43% DV
Saturated Fat7 g35% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol15 mg5% DV
Sodium520 mg22% DV
Total Carbohydrates133 g44% DV
Dietary Fiber3.0 g12% DV
Sugars95 g
Protein7 g
Vitamin A4% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg4% DV
Iron30% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories750
Calories from Fat240
Total Fat28 g43% DV
Saturated Fat7 g35% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol15 mg5% DV
Sodium520 mg22% DV
Total Carbohydrates133 g44% DV
Dietary Fiber3.0 g12% DV
Sugars95 g
Protein7 g
Vitamin A4% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg4% DV
Iron30% DV
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar packed
  • 3 tablespoons HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • CHOCOLATE FROSTING (recipe follows)

Directions

  • 1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 8-inch square baking pan.
  • 2. Stir together flour, granulated sugar, brown sugar, cocoa, baking soda and salt in medium bowl. Add water, oil, vinegar and vanilla; beat with whisk or spoon until smooth. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  • 3. Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely.
  • 4. Transfer to cutting board. Using 3-1/4 inch heart-shaped cookie cutter, cut cake into 4 hearts. Prepare CHOCOLATE FROSTING; spread over tops of two hearts. Place remaining two hearts on top. Garnish as desired. 2 small cakes.
  • CHOCOLATE FROSTING
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 2/3 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Place butter in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at MEDIUM (50%) 20 seconds or until butter is melted. Stir together powdered sugar and cocoa; add to butter mixture alternately with milk, beating with spoon or whisk until smooth. Stir in vanilla. About 1/3 cup frosting.

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