This heart shaped Red Velvet Cake is the perfect pudding to treat your loved ones.

  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking time: 20 minutes
    • Irish

    Heart Shaped Red Velvet Cake

    Recipe Information

    Ingredients
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    180g block Perfect for Baking – softened

    180g caster sugar

    150g Self Raising flour

    30g Cocoa powder

    3 x large eggs

    ½ teaspoon Vanilla essence

    1 x 10g tube red food gel

    1 x heart shaped cake mould

    White chocolate cream cheese frosting

    200g soft cheese

    125g unsalted butter – softened

    200g Choceur white chocolate

    Method

    Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas Mark 4

    In a large bowl, cream the perfect for baking with the caster sugar

    Add the eggs one at a time – beating well after each addition.

    Stir in the food colouring and the vanilla essence.

    Sift in the flour and cocoa powder, beat well.

    Lightly grease the cake mould.

    Add the cake mix and bake in the centre of the oven for 25 mins, till the cake is well risen and firm to the touch.

    Allow to cool in the mould before turning out.

    Meanwhile, for the frosting, melt the chocolate in an ovenproof bowl over a pan of boiling water – make sure the bottom of the dish doesn’t touch the water.

    Cut the butter into small pieces.

    Allow the chocolate to cool slightly then whisk in the soft cheese and the butter – beat well.

    Cut the cake in half lengthways and spread some of the frosting onto the base cut side, put the top back and cover the cake with the rest of the frosting.