(Year-round) Valentine's Cake ❤️


  • Green’s Vanilla Sponge Mix
  • 2 Medium Egg
  • 1 Teaspoon Cocoa Powder
  • Red Food Jel Colouring
  • 2 7″ Cake Tin
  • 50g Softened Butter
  • 280g Icing Sugar
  • 6 Teaspoon Sugar


1) Follow the vanilla sponge mix instructions.
2) Preheat the oven to 200 °C, (170°C for a fan oven), or Gas Mark 6. Generously grease 2×7 inch cake tins and line with greaseproof paper.
3) Mix the cake mix, adding 2 eggs, 50g softened butter and 100ml water in a large bowl on low speed for 1 minute until moistened.
4) Add the cocoa and red food gel to the mixture. Whisk at high speed for 2 minutes, until the mixture becomes thick and creamy.
5) Pour equally into the 2 cake tins.
6) Bake for 15-16 mins in centre of oven until it has risen and firm to the touch.
7) Remove from oven and allow to cool.
8) Once cool, carefully cut a heart shape out of each cake.
9) Blitz leftover cut-offs of cake in a food processor to make the coating.
10) Make the buttercream for the filling and topping.
11) Sprinkle the blitzed cake on top.
(Year-round) Valentine's Cake ❤️




10 mins

Cook time

15 mins

Passive time

5 mins



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