Chocolate Sweetheart Cakes for Two

Chocolate Sweetheart Cakes for Two

This is the perfect chocolate cake recipe for two. Make two beautiful heart shaped cakes to celebrate Valentine's Day with your sweetheart. Get creative with the designs on top to make it feel special.

SKILL LEVEL
Beginner
PREP
17 min
BAKE
20 min

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 cupall-purpose flour
1/4 cupgranulated sugar
1/4 cuplight brown sugar packed
3 tablespoonsHERSHEY'S Cocoa
1/2 teaspoonbaking soda
1/8 teaspoonsalt
1/2 cupwater
3 tablespoonsvegetable oil
1/2 teaspoonwhite vinegar
1/2 teaspoonvanilla 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.
Ingredients sitting on a table

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