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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  • [email protected] Dusting of Sugar says:

    So cute! Your cakes are always so beautiful and creative.

  • Tammy M. says:

    Happy Birthday! Thank you for everything you do and share!. Your words are very touching, I truly enjoy receiving your updates via email. They make me smile inside…
    I love this cake, it’s gorgeous!. I would love to see a tutorial on this amazing cake, especially how to do the frosting decoration on the outside and which tip you used. The sides almost look braided. It looks breath taking!. I want to learn how to do that! Thanks again!!

  • Sheri says:

    How did you get the tiny heart inside the cake?

  • laura says:

    Questa torta è fantastica!

  • arah says:

    The frosting looks really nice.. I bet this tastes great

  • Cupcakes Barcelona says:

    This cake looks amazing! Great photos and very inspiring blog!

  • Kathleen Reynolds says:

    Hi Amanda, I’ve been a lurker on your site enjoying so many wonderful ideas. I love this cake, it’s beautiful braid look and the simplicity. I tried to imitate this cake and it didn’t really come out to my expectations which only shows me what a true ARTIST you are. So I have two questions regarding this lovely creation: 1) what tip did you use for the shells and 2) what is your typical buttercream recipe, because it looks far smoother and more detailed than mine. Mine is somewhat detailed, but not as clean-looking.

    Happy belated birthday, by the way.

  • Marwa Farouk says:

    i hope i can find the right words to describe who touchy is your cake
    how did you do it please

  • Jessica Phan says:

    Happy Birthday!

  • Janie says:

    Tutorial please! This cake is beautiful!! Hope your birthday was as fabulous as your cakes!

  • Laura Meehan says:

    You are awesome and you make me laugh…thank you. 😉

  • Anna says:

    How to make this tiny heart inside the cake?

  • Platinum Rose says:

    I’ve been anxiously awaiting the tutorial on this adorable cake!

  • Milena says:

    Just found this website, after having seen your cakes with surprises in them featured elsewhere for ages! I was wondering if you could tell us how to put a teeny tiny design inside a cake, since I think it’s very clever. I saw you did it with your social media cake too. Any chance for a tutorial?
    P.S. Happy late Birthday! 🙂

  • Paola Coquia says:

    What a stunner! This cake’s definitely a 10 🙂

  • Maryam says:

    Wow surprised,haveseen so many bakery belog but yours is sth diffrent,thank u for shareing your idea whit us.

  • Jamie says:

    I keep coming back and staring at this cake. It is just so pretty. The red heart on the outside is killing me! (in a good way…)

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