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Preparation Time : 20
Cook Time : 50
Total Time : 70
For the hidden heart cake : cake flour 1.5 cups
Eggs 3 nos
Milk 3 tbsp
Baking powder 1 tsp
Vanilla extract 1 tsp
Sugar 3/4 cups
Butter 3/4 cups
Pink gel food colour (I have added 1/4 th tsp for the darkness) 1/4 tsp
For the chocolate pound cake ,Cocoa powder 1/4 cups
Hot boiling water 1/4 cups
Milk 2 tbsp
Eggs 4 nos
Cake flour 1.5 cups
Sugar 1.25 cups
Vanila extract 1.5 tsp
Baking powder (for chocolate cake) 1 tsp
Unsalted butter 1 cups
Salt 1/2 tsp
Chocolate glaze ,Chopped plain chocolate 90 gms
Honey 1 tbsp
Butter 2 tbsp
For the heart cake, Whisk the butter and sugar till very fluffy. Make a mixture of eggs + milk + vanilla extract.
Sieve the flour and baking powder, keep aside. Now fold in the egg mixture and flour mix into the butter mixture in 2 parts, that is add half the egg mixture first and then add the flour mixture, followed by egg mix and then flour mix. Add the colour and mix.
Pour this mixture into a greased flat tray tin and bake for 35 minutes in a preheated oven at 165℃.
Cool and using a heart shaped cookie cutter, cut hearts out of the cake.
For the chocolate cake ,Mix the cocoa powder with hot boiling water. Mix well and keep aside to cool it down.
Whisk the butter and sugar together until fluffy. Add the eggs one by one and whisk well. Sieve the flour, baking powder and salt together in a separate bowl.
Now mix the cocoa mix into the egg Mix, whisk well. Now fold in the flour mix alternating with the milk into the egg Mix.
Grease a loaf tin, pour 1/3 rd of the chocolate cake batter into the tin. Now stack the heart shaped cake pieces on the tin.
Pour rest of the batter and bake this at 165 degree Celsius, in a preheated oven for 55-60 minutes. Let the cake cool.
To make the glaze, heat Chocolate, honey and butter together in a double boiler. Mix well and let this cool for few minutes and pour this over the cake.
How to make cake flour : Take 1.5 cups of Maida, remove 3 tbsp of it and add 3 tbsp of cornflour..
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