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Suprise Cakes

I love cakes that suprise you when you cut into them.

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hidden 'star' and 'butterfly' cupcakes

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hidden red velvet heart cake

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rainbow pinata cake

So I wanted to make a cake to take to a dinner, something simple but would also be fun.

I decided on a hidden heart bundt cake.

First I made the cake for the ‘hidden heart’:

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I used my regular vanilla cake recipe:
175g unsalted butter creamed with 250g golden caster sugar
Whisk in x4 eggs and 2 teaspoons of vanilla essence
Sieve in 250g self raising flour and 1 teaspoon baking powder, gently mix in 75g natural yoghurt

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I divided the mixture into three and coloured using gel colours

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I then placed in a square cake pan and marbled the mixture

Once cooled I then used a heart cutter

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I then made another batch of the cake mix:

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coat the bottom of your Bundt pan with some of the cake mixture

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Place the hearts, upside down. Put the remaining cake mix on top and bake (180deg, aprox 45mins)

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Leave to cool 🙂

To decorate, originally I planned to drizzle with white chocolate, unfortunately, the white chocolate seized when I was melting it (this always happens to me :twisted:). As I didn’t have anymore chocolate I used sugar icing and sprinkles:

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Using the whole cake mix for the hearts made soo much more cake than needed, you could half the quantities or freeze half the cake.

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..Or make cake truffles 😋.. by crumbling the cake and mixing in with some buttercream icing (i used the seized up white chocolate)

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maybe not the best colour choice with the yellow!

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