Ingredient List
For the cake:
  • 1 box of cake mix of your choice, plus ingredients as directed on the box
  • 1 (16-ounce) can ready-made frosting
  • Conversation hearts, red hots, sprinkles, colored sugars
Making the cake
  • Preheat oven and mix cake batter as directed on package instructions.

  • Prepare an 8 x 8 x 2-inch square baking pan and 8-inch round baking pan.

  • Divide batter equally between the pans.

  • Bake as directed on cake mix package; let cakes cool completely.

To make heart shape
  • Set square cake on large cake platter with one point toward you.

  • Cut round cake in half.

  • Arrange each half with cut-side against top corners of square to form heart.

  • If one cake is higher than the other, even the cakes by slicing off a thin layer on bottom.

  • Spread frosting over cake and decorate with conversation hearts, red hots, sprinkles or colored sugars.

Nutrition Information Per Serving
  • (1 slice strawberry cake, frosted, undecorated, 41g): 140 calories, 70 calories from fat, 8g fat, 1.5g saturated fat, 0g trans fat, 25mg cholesterol, 60mg sodium, 15g total carbohydrates, 0g dietary fiber, 12g sugars, 1g protein, 3mcg folate, 0mg vitamin C, 6mg calcium, 0mg iron.

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