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  • Hi this is Alia and welcome back to my kitchen!

  • Next week is Valentine's day

  • So, if you're looking for something special to make, watch this video

  • I'm going to show you how to make a delicious chocolate cake with hidden red hearts inside

  • This cake is amazing!

  • It's going to make your friends and family go Wow!

  • and by the way, you will need any special molds to make it

  • For the ingredients and the written recipe, just look below the video in the "About" section

  • and you will be ready to go!

  • That's it! So Let's start!!!

  • First, we are going to make the red cake.

  • Place the softened butter in a large bowl, add the sugar

  • then beat on high speed with the eggbeater until the butter and sugar are well integrated.

  • Add the first egg. Mix.

  • The second egg. Mix.

  • Then the third egg and mix again.

  • Add the vanilla paste or vanilla extract and mix to incorporate.

  • Now, let’s add the dry ingredients.

  • Sift the flour, add the baking powder, and a pinch of salt.

  • Using a spatula, gently fold the dry ingredients into the butter mixture.

  • I want my cake to be red, so I am using bright red coloring….

  • Check out this delicious color, it screams valentine’s day!!!

  • Butter your baking pan and pour the red cake batter into it.

  • Bake in a pre-heated oven to 360 F / 180 C for around 40-45 minutes or until the cake is done.

  • When the cake is ready, remove it from the oven

  • gently push the sides of the cake using a knife

  • then flip it on a plate or cutting board

  • Place the cake in the freezer so it cools down quickly while you prepare the second cake.

  • Here we go, let’s make the chocolate cake.

  • We are going to follow the same steps

  • cream the softened butter and sugar

  • mix in the eggs one at a time, add the vanilla paste

  • sift in the flour, add the baking powder, and pinch of salt.

  • The cake batter is ready!

  • Before we add the melted chocolate, let’s make our red cake hearts!

  • Remove the red cake from the freezer and slice it into medium-thick slices.

  • Discard the edges because they are crunchy, and we only want soft spongy cake for this part!

  • Line up the cake slices

  • then using a small heart cookie cutter (or any shape of your choice), stamp out 2 hears in each cake slice.

  • Yes, I know you are left out with all this cake

  • don’t worry, watch my video on how to make Chocolate Cake Balls

  • you will be thankful to have all this leftover cake.

  • Ok, back to our chocolate cake.

  • Melt the chocolate in the microwave, in 30 second shots and mix in between. so you don’t burn it.

  • Then add the melted chocolate to the cake batter.

  • If we have done this earlier, the chocolate batter would have hardened

  • and it would have been difficult to work with it.

  • That’s why we leave the melted chocolate until the end.

  • Butter your pan and pour in 1/3 of the chocolate batter.

  • Using a spoon, smooth out the surface of the batter.

  • Pack the heart shaped cut outs together, tightly, in 2 rows

  • and gently place them on top of the chocolate batter.

  • Leave some space at each end of the pan.

  • Gently place the remaining chocolate batter on top of the red hearts.

  • Very gently, don’t try to smooth it out, just place it on top and on the sides

  • the heat of the oven will make it spread evenly.

  • Bake in a pre-heated oven to 360 F / 180 C

  • for 40-45 minutes or until the cake is done.

  • Here is my beautiful chocolate cake. It’s ready!

  • When you touch the surface of the cake it should feel firm but not hardthat’s how you know it is ready.

  • Using a knife, gently push the sides of the cake form the pan

  • then flip the cake and let it cool down completely before serving.

  • Time to check out the inside of our Love cake!!!

  • Are you excited about seeing what’s inside…. Look at this!!!

  • 2 beautiful red hearts waiting to surprise your loved one!!!

  • Two bright red hearts beating in a delicious chocolate cake

  • That’s what I call a successful Valentine’s cake!

  • YUMMYYYYbon appetite!

Hi this is Alia and welcome back to my kitchen!

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Chocolate Hidden Heart Cake Recipe

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    陳慧慧 posted on 2015/03/07
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