Hey, sweet thang. Indulge your partner’s sweet tooth with this conversation heart cake and use Airheads alphabet letters to create a charming message for that special someone.

DIY Conversation Heart Cake

 

Time: 2 hours

Level of difficulty: Medium

Makes: 1 heart-shaped cake

Ingredients:

  • Food coloring of your choice
  • Two containers of store-bought frosting
  • Two boxes of store-bought cake mix and listed ingredients
  • Six Airheads

Materials:

  • 8″ square cake pan
  • 8″ round cake pan
  • Serrated knife
  • Spatula
  • Cookie cutter alphabet letters
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Toothpicks (optional)

 

Step 1: Bake cakes according to box directions, using a circle and a square baking pan.

DIY Conversation Heart Cake

Step 2: Once cakes have cooled, level them using a cake leveler or serrated knife.

DIY Conversation Heart Cake

Step 3: Flip cakes upside down on cutting board and cut your round cake in half.

DIY Conversation Heart Cake

Step 4:  Carefully place cake on desired serving platter. Place about three tablespoons of frosting in between cakes to secure. Tip: Place your cake in the freezer for 15 minutes to allow the frosting to set.

DIY Conversation Heart Cake

Step 5: Mix two drops of desired food coloring with one container of white store-bought frosting to create your conversation heart color. Tip: If you use store-bought icing, whip it in a mixer for a few minutes. It will double in size so you can frost more cakes/cookies with the same amount.

DIY Conversation Heart Cake

Step 6: Frost the cake using a spatula or knife to level the frosting.

DIY Conversation Heart Cake

Step 7: Make your conversation heart letters by using Airheads and alphabet cookie cutters. Tip: Use toothpicks to help remove Airheads from cookie cutter. If using the same cookie cutter twice, wash in between uses.

DIY Conversation Heart Cake

Step 8: Place letters and serve.

DIY Conversation Heart Cake

 

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