Hearts Cake

I made this fun heart cake last weekend to for my mom's (step-mom) birthday.  She is a very special lady that is always full of heart.  I thought this cake would be a perfect way to celebrate.  Plus, I had a great time designing it.  A chocolate and pink layered cake, almond buttercream, and candy hearts...you can't go wrong!!
Start with a four layer cake - 2 layers of chocolate and 2 layers of white cake colored pink.   Cover it in buttercream frosting.
Make these fun hearts using Wilton candy melts found at a hobby store.  Melt them as directed on the package and pipe onto parchment paper.

Decorate your cake as you please.  I added sprinkles to the edge of the cake and stuck hearts all over the top.
For extra decor, I added a few hearts and sprinkles to the bottom front of the cake.

A picture of the inside.  I think it turned out great.

My youngest daughter and Mimi.  What a fun celebration!!
 Source: a Mandatory Mooch original

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  1. Wow - look at all of those hearts! What a beautiful cake, Nichi - I bet she just loved it! Pinned! xo

  2. Nichi, this is amazing!! I absolutely love it and am so impressed that you took the time to make all those hearts! Beautiful job :)

  3. This is adorable! I want to do this for Valentine's day! Great idea and thanks for sharing :)

  4. Whoa! This cake is gorgeous!! :)
    Pinned & sharing!

  5. This is adorable! It looks like a ton of work, but worth it!

  6. Such a pretty cake! I love the colors.

  7. G'day! GREAT cake! GREAT decorating! YUM!
    Thanks for sharing!
    Viewed as part of the Foodie Friends Friday Valentine's Day Party!
    Cheers! Joanne

  8. I *LOVE* this - I am gonna have to do SOMETHING like this for Valentine's day, it is great! Thanks for sharing at our round up!

  9. Beautiful job! Much too pretty to eat! Stopping by from Marvelous Mondays Link Party, as your gorgeous cake caught my eye!

  10. Beautiful job on the cake.. Love the hearts. Thanks for sharing them on Foodie Friends Friday Linky Party and I hope that you will join us again this week for our Snack Food theme party.

  11. Oh wow, Nichi! You just took heart cakes to a whole new level!!! :D It looks so beautiful and perfect! What a sweet surprise for your step-mom :)

  12. What a LOVELY cake! Thanks for linking up for Friday Favorites. I'm featuring you this week.

  13. Wow...this is SUCH a gorgeous cake, Nichi! Inside and out! Thanks so much for sharing it at Saturday Night Fever!!

  14. Wow that cake is brilliant, I love the hearts it's so pretty.Thanks for linking up at Sweet and Savoury Sundays, stop by and link up again this weekend!

  15. Beautiful! Thanks for sharing, I adore the hearts made from candy melts.


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