How to make a heart-shaped cake

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Don't have a heart-shaped cake tin? Not to worry. Follow the steps below to make the perfect heart-shaped cake. Prepare your favourite cake mix or batter, making sure you have enough for a two-layer cake. Put half of the batter in the square cake tin and half of the batter in the round cake pan.

Don't have a heart-shaped cake tin? Not to worry. Follow the steps below to make the perfect heart-shaped cake.

Prepare your favourite cake mix or batter, making sure you have enough for a two-layer cake.

Put half of the batter in the square cake tin and half of the batter in the round cake pan. Bake as directed and let cool.

Prepare a platter, cake tray or cardboard base for the cake. It should measure about 38 cm by 38 cm (15 by 15 inches). Cover with aluminium foil or paper doilies as desired.

  • Don't have a heart-shaped cake tin?
  • Prepare your favourite cake mix or batter, making sure you have enough for a two-layer cake.

Place the square layer on the platter so that one corner faces down at the bottom of the platter, forming a diamond shape.

Cut the round layer in half, then place the cut side of each half of the round layer against one upper side of the square layer to form a one-layer heart.

Ice the cake, using icing to cover the seams.

Decorate the cake as desired. Consider using colored decorating sugar, candy conversation hearts, red hots or other decorating candies.

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