Strawberry Heart Cake Recipe And Easy Valentine’s Day Decorations

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Strawberry Heart Cake Recipe Special Ending to Dinner Party on Valentine’s Day

Even if you are not, this fun playful strawberry heart cake recipe makes your sweetheart’s day extra sweet! Spouse, kids, friends, or coworkers – all ages will appreciate this delicious festive cake this Valentine’s Day but truly it is the best strawberry cake recipe.  Last year I had a Valentine’s party at my house and really got into the Valentine’s Day theme with inexpensive Valentine’s Day decorations.  We all had so much fun and here is a glimpse of our fun night!

Easy Valentine Recipes Like My Strawberry Heart Cake

I love to make recipes specific to the holiday and especially Valentine’s Day recipes. You will love the easy festive desserts like my Valentine Blonde Brownies and go-to party menus in my trim&TERRIFIC KITCHEN 101: Secrets to Cooking Confidence cookbook. My Valentine’s Day Menu with aphrodisiac foods will lure you in the kitchen! Check out all my easy Valentine Day recipes on my healthy food blog!

Strawberry Heart Cake Recipe

This awesome strawberry heart cake recipe makes the best strawberry cake and is too good to save for only Valentine’s Day. Turn into a round layered cake year-round with 9-inch round pans. It begins with a cake mix and is easy to make.

Makes 16 servings

1 (18.25-ounce) box white cake mix
1/4 cup canola oil
2 eggs
2 egg whites
1 (3-ounce) package strawberry gelatin
1/2 (10-ounce) package frozen sliced strawberries (1/2 cup) (reserve extra for frosting)
1/2 cup skim milk
Strawberry Frosting (recipe follows)

1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Coat one 9 x 9 x 2-inch square pan and one 9-inch round cake pan with nonstick cooking spray.
2. In mixing bowl, combine cake mix, oil, eggs, egg whites, strawberry gelatin, 1/2 cup strawberries, milk, mixing until well blended. Divide batter, pour into prepared pans. Bake 25 – 30 minutes, or until wooden toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from pans, cool completely.
3. To form heart: Place square cake on large platter. Cut round cake in half, place each half with cut side next to square side. You may need to trim corners. This now makes a heart. Turn cakes so square cake’s pointed end is down and round halves are at top. Frost heart cake with Strawberry Frosting (see recipe below).

Strawberry Frosting

3 tablespoons butter
1 (16-ounce) box confectioners’ sugar
1/2 (10-ounce) package frozen sliced strawberries (1/2 cup)

1. In medium mixing bowl, mix together butter, confectioners’ sugar, remaining strawberries until well blended.

Nutritional information per serving: Calories 336, Protein (g) 3, Carbohydrate (g) 60, Fat (g) 9, Calories from Fat (%) 25, Saturated Fat (g) 2, Dietary Fiber (g) 1, Cholesterol (mg) 27, Sodium (mg) 262 Diabetic Exchanges: 4 other carbohydrate, 2 fat

Easy Valentine’s Day Decorations

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For a fun and simple Valentine centerpiece idea, fill a glass vase (similar version here) with trimmed roses or layered Valentine’s Day candy with small candle votives on top! You’ll love all my easy, fabulous Valentine’s Day Recipes and Affordable Valentine’s Day decorations.

How To Make Strawberry Heart Cake:  You Only Need Round And Square Cake Pan

No special pans or gadgets to turn your cake into the best Strawberry Cake.  Turn the square pan at an angle and cut the round cake pan in half and put on both sides.  I have more fun with the grand kids making the heart cake recipe! Best of all, wait until you taste this easy strawberry cake recipe-it is one of the best strawberry cakes!Cuisinart 9-Inch Chef's Classic Nonstick Bakeware Round Cake Pan, SilverCuisinart 9-Inch Chef’s Nonstick Round Cake PanUSA Pan Bakeware Square Cake Pan, 9 inch, NonstickUSA Bakeware Square Cake Pan, 9 -in Nonstick

You Can Even Make A Valentine King Cake!

Valentine king cake like strawberry cake recipeWith pink food coloring, turn my easy king cake recipe into a fun Valentine’s Day King Cake recipe.  Made with crescent rolls, the kids will have fun helping you make it too.

Happy Valentine’s Day and have as much fun as I do with all my simple and even healthy Valentine’s Day recipes!



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With over 1 MILLION COOKBOOKS sold, Holly Clegg has become a culinary expert on easy healthy everyday recipes through her nationally recognized best-selling trim&TERRIFIC® and Eating Well cookbook series, including Eating Well Through Cancer, (English, Spanish and Chinese editions), Eating Well to Fight Arthritis and Diabetic Cooking with the ADA. Clegg attended the Cordon Bleu Cooking School, London and has appeared on Fox & Friends, NBC Weekend Today, QVC, The 700 Club, USA Today, Cooking Light Magazine, Web MD, and Huff Post. She consulted and did spokesperson work for Walmart, Teflon, DuPont, The Coca-Cola Company, and hospitals throughout the country. For more information, visit About Holly or The Healthy Cooking Blog for more recipes and tips.
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