Mini Heart Cake {Surprise Inside Cake}

filed under: Miscellaneous on January 31, 2012

UPDATE: Tutorial here

Another year has come and gone.

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So many things have changed since I first posted my Rose Cake on this day last year.

had a baby.

Got a new job.

And have gotten to know some amazing people.

You guys.

Thanks for the support.  The laughter.  The challenges.  The inspiration.

I am so thankful that you are willing to share some of yourself here.

So today (Feb. 1st) , on my thirty-fifth birthday, I want you to know that

You are my gift.

Thank you!

If you like this cake, you can see many more like it in my new book, Surprise-Inside Cakes!  Almost all the cakes in my book have never been published before, so it’s all new tutorials and recipes!

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  • Susanna says:

    ohhh! Beautiful cake! Happy Birthay!

  • Anna says:

    Happy Birthday! Keep up with creating these gorgeus cakes, you make my day each time!

  • Candace says:

    Happy Birthday!! I love getting your blog notifications and I love all of your creative ideas!! Wishing you God’s many blessings this year!!

  • Paula {} says:

    Happy Birthday, Amanda! Enjoy the new baby! I’m in your legion of fans who loves everything you do! You inspire me with every post. Thank YOU for sharing yourself here!

  • linda says:

    no…thank you amanda for your inspiration!
    joy filled birthday

  • Jennie says:

    Happy Late Birthday Wishes to an amazing blogger. This cake is incredibly charming. Thank you for sharing!

  • Nicki K. says:

    Wow! This is soo cute! I, too, hope that you will do a tutorial! I’ve been thinking really hard about how you’d have done this, but all I can come up with is that you found heart-shaped fruit roll-ups or something like that and baked them into the cake…
    P l e a s e do a turorial so I can bake this for my hubby for Valentine’s Day! Please?

  • carrie says:

    Awesome Job!

  • Jany@SuperCuteCookies says:

    Happy Birthday Amanda, the cake is gorgeous!!!

  • Dianne Chadwick says:

    Amanda- your blog is one of the first blogs I began reading a while back. While I do own a bakery, the best instruction on cake decoration is from great blogs, like yours. Often times I tell everyone who wants to decorate cakes is to start reading blogs and then I tell them about you! Thank you for sharing your talent with all of us. We are so blessed. Happy Birthday!

  • mich says:

    Happy! Happy! Birthday to you!!!! May this be the best year yet! Love the teeny red heart on your cake, but ADORE the teenie weenie one inside! You are a gift to those of us who have the privilege of sitting down with our coffee or tea and devouring your beautiful and brilliant posts! YOU are the GIFT! Hope your birthday celebration is most memorable!

  • patricia calef says:

    Happy, happy birthday. I hope you do a tutorial on this or give us the tip numbers. Though I guess I can guess its a shell one.

  • Cissy says:

    You are such an inspiration. What a busy life you have and you are still willing to share with us! thank you!!!!

  • Roxana GreenGirl { A little bit of everything} says:

    Such a cute post and a stunning cake. Happy Birthday Amanda! Hope you had a wonderful day!

  • Marie M.C. says:

    Beautiful! Happy Birthday! Thanks for all the inspiration — now tell us how you did the sweet little heart cake. Please.

  • mary505 says:

    Me encanta ,es preciosa

  • Sue @ Cakeballs, cookies and more says:

    well is sure seems like you had an amazing year, thanks for sharing it with us.

  • jassmineR says:

    Happy Belated Birthday (:
    That cake is just lovely!
    I started following your blog
    last year when I was pregnant
    with my first baby, so that’s one
    thing we have in common, LOL.
    A friend of mine did a two tiered
    rose cake for my baby shower
    and she studded it with chocolate
    butterflies. You were the inspiration.
    Thank you 😀

  • Laurie says:

    Happy Birthday! And, what a beautiful cake.

  • Meera says:

    Happy Birthday! Enjoy your cake today!

  • Cookin Cowgirl says:

    Happy birthday! Love you blog and recipes! Fantastic!

  • Cristin (Pinkie) of Cristin's Cookies says:

    Happy Birthday Amanda! I hope you had an amazing time on your special day!

  • Kay says:

    GOD has truly blessed you with talent, This (CAKE) is so beautiful, and looks so simple, but why is it so hard for me to do ???

  • Sylvie says:

    Joyeux Anniversaire Amanda ! Ton blog est fabuleux ! J’adore! Merci à toi ;-)))

  • gina says:

    I see belated Happy Birthday is in order. I wanted to thank you for letting me showcase you! I’ve posted today, February 5, featuring your Valentine’s Cakes. Simply Beautiful! Come take a look!

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