Hidden Heart Valentine’s Cupcakes

Delicious vanilla cupcakes with creamy frosting and a surprise hidden inside. Who needs roses for Valentine’s Day when you can make someone tasty Hidden Heart Valentine’s Cupcakes to share the love?! 

Hidden Heart Valentine’s Cupcakes

For the red heart sheet cake
  1. 75 g unsalted butter softened
  2. 75 g caster sugar
  3. 1 egg
  4. 1 tsp vanilla extract
  5. 75 g self raising flour
  6. Red food colouring (appox ½ tsp)

For the cupcakes
  1. 250 g unsalted butter softened
  2. 250 g caster sugar
  3. 2 tsp vanilla extract
  4. 4 eggs
  5. 250 g self-raising flour

For the buttercream
  1. 200 g unsalted butter softened
  2. 400 g icing sugar
  3. 3-4 tbsp semi skimmed milk

  • Start by making the red cake mix for the hearts. Preheat oven to 170ºC and line a 20x20cm square tin with baking parchment
  • Beat the margarine and sugar together until pale and fluffy