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Lovers Layer Cake

Posted on 10 February 2020

This heart-shaped cake is filled with decorative pink buttercream using Red Food Color in a variety of strenghts for a range of pinks. Natural Strawberry Extract flavors the batter without changing the color for a fun surprise! Makes one layer cake.


  • 4 heart-shaped cake pans
  • 3 pastry bags
  • assorted tips


  1. Prepare and bake cake as directed on packaging, adding Natural Strawberry Extract.
  2. Divide batter between 4 heart-shaped cake pans and bake according to package instructions, reducing bake time to account for smaller cakes.
  3. Let cake layers cool completely.
  4. Divide buttercream into four bowls.
  5. Start with a few drops of Red Food Color and gradually increase the amount with each bowl of buttercream until you reach your desired colors. We used 2 drops, ¼ teaspoon, and 1 teaspoon Red Food Color and left one bowl white for contrast.
  6. Using an assortment of tips, pipe the colors over each layer.
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