How to make a heart shaped cake

My mom and I made this for Valentines Day, but I think it could be fun for a birthday, anniversary, or even just because!
Heart shape cake

You need:

  • cake recipe (box cake is A-OK)
  • square pan
  • circle pan
  • wax paper
Heart shape cake
Give the batter a little taste test…
Heart shape cake
Make sure and put wax paper under the pans so the cakes come on out easily…
Heart shape cake

Cut your circle in half and attach the square :) It’s so easy!

Heart shape cake

I made a very fancy stencil out of plain ‘ol printer paper…

Heart shape cake

So stinking cute, and sure to brighten up anyone’s day!

Heart shape cake
My mom made cream cheese icing, which I love!  Have you ever made a heart shaped cake? I’d love to hear… 


  1. Jamie, you are sooooo cute girl, I love that pic of you,,, and that cake is adorable. Love how you made a heart with the square, and circle, you demonstrated it so well dear. I wouldn't mind a piece, lol.


    Bella :)

  2. I so heart the cake, so cute too! winks-jen

  3. Thanks so much for posting this! I just got an order for a heart cake and don't have a heart pan. Being that Valentine's Day just passed I think one will be hard to find. This post couldn't have come at a better time for me!

  4. Im guessing you cut the top of the cake to be flat right?

  5. Hey! I made a heart cake and talked about in my blog post about Valentine’s Day. I linked back to this post, too!


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