Sweetheart Cake

Sweetheart Cake takes approximately 1 hour and 5 minutes from beginning to end. One serving contains 502 calories, 7g of protein, and 20g of fat. For 89 cents per serving, this recipe covers 8% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe serves 16. 319 people were glad they tried this recipe. It works well as a hor d'oeuvre. This recipe from The Gunny Sack requires vanillan extract, egg whites, red velvet cake mix, and oil. Overall, this recipe earns a not so great spoonacular score of 28%. Chocolate Sweetheart Cake, Sweetheart Cherry Cake, and Sweetheart Cut-Up Cake are very similar to this recipe.

Servings: 16

Preparation duration: 20 minutes

Cooking duration: 45 minutes

 

Ingredients:

8 oz package cream cheese, softened

8 egg whites, divided

¾ cup marshmallow cream

½ cup oil, divided

2 cups powdered sugar

1 red velvet cake mix

3 tsp vanilla extract

1½ cups vanilla yogurt, divided

1 cup water, divided

12 oz (about 4¾ cups) container whipped topping, thawed (use 16 oz container for more frosting)

1 white cake mix

Equipment:

mixing bowl

stand mixer

oven

bowl

serrated knife

toothpicks

wire rack

offset spatula

Cooking instruction summary:

Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.Generously grease and flour three 9-inch cake pans. Line them with parchment circles.Using a stand mixer, mix together the white cake mix, cup vanilla yogurt, cup water, 4 egg whites, and cup oil for about 30 seconds until moistened and then beat for two minutes. Move cake batter to a different bowl and set aside. (You don't have to wash the mixing bowl and beater before moving on to the red velvet cake mix.)Mix together the red velvet cake mix, cup vanilla yogurt, cup water, 4 egg whites, and cup oil for about 30 seconds, until moistened and then beat for two minutes.Divide the batter between three bowls. In the first bowl mix together 2 cups of white cake batter and cup of red velvet cake batter. In the second bowl mix together 2 cups of white cake batter and 1 cup of red velvet cake batter. In the third bowl, put 3 cups of red velvet cake batter.Spread the batter into the prepared pans.Bake at 325 degrees for 35-45 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.Allow the cakes to cool in the pans for 30 minutes on a wire rack.Carefully remove the cakes from the pans, peel off the parchment circles and cool completely on wire racks.Once the cakes the cooled, level the cakes by using a serrated knife to cut off the rounded tops. Gently run the serrated knife over the rounded cake tops that you just cut off to make cake crumbs that will be used for decorating the cake. Set the cake crumbs aside.Place the darkest red cake layer on a cake stand on a turntable. Spread about one cup of Fluffy Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting (recipe below) on the first layer. Repeat with the two remaining layers going from darkest to lightest.Use the remaining frosting to cover sides of the cake. Start with a thin layer of frosting and then top it with another layer. Level the sides with a large offset spatula or icing smoother.Use the tip of an offset spatula to make stripes around the sides of the cake and a spiral on top of the cake.Sprinkle some all three colors of cake crumbs on the top of the cake. Use a fork to move them around and spread them out.Store in the fridge until ready to serve.Use a stand mixer to beat a package of softened cream cheese for two minutes.Mix in the powdered sugar until smooth.Beat in the marshmallow cream and vanilla until smooth.Gently stir in the whipped topping by hand.

 

Step by step:


1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.Generously grease and flour three 9-inch cake pans. Line them with parchment circles.Using a stand mixer, mix together the white cake mix, cup vanilla yogurt, cup water, 4 egg whites, and cup oil for about 30 seconds until moistened and then beat for two minutes. Move cake batter to a different bowl and set aside. (You don't have to wash the mixing bowl and beater before moving on to the red velvet cake mix.)

2. Mix together the red velvet cake mix, cup vanilla yogurt, cup water, 4 egg whites, and cup oil for about 30 seconds, until moistened and then beat for two minutes.Divide the batter between three bowls. In the first bowl mix together 2 cups of white cake batter and cup of red velvet cake batter. In the second bowl mix together 2 cups of white cake batter and 1 cup of red velvet cake batter. In the third bowl, put 3 cups of red velvet cake batter.

3. Spread the batter into the prepared pans.

4. Bake at 325 degrees for 35-45 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.Allow the cakes to cool in the pans for 30 minutes on a wire rack.Carefully remove the cakes from the pans, peel off the parchment circles and cool completely on wire racks.Once the cakes the cooled, level the cakes by using a serrated knife to cut off the rounded tops. Gently run the serrated knife over the rounded cake tops that you just cut off to make cake crumbs that will be used for decorating the cake. Set the cake crumbs aside.

5. Place the darkest red cake layer on a cake stand on a turntable.

6. Spread about one cup of Fluffy Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting (recipe below) on the first layer. Repeat with the two remaining layers going from darkest to lightest.Use the remaining frosting to cover sides of the cake. Start with a thin layer of frosting and then top it with another layer. Level the sides with a large offset spatula or icing smoother.Use the tip of an offset spatula to make stripes around the sides of the cake and a spiral on top of the cake.Sprinkle some all three colors of cake crumbs on the top of the cake. Use a fork to move them around and spread them out.Store in the fridge until ready to serve.Use a stand mixer to beat a package of softened cream cheese for two minutes.

7. Mix in the powdered sugar until smooth.Beat in the marshmallow cream and vanilla until smooth.Gently stir in the whipped topping by hand.


Nutrition Information:

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266k Calories
4g Protein
15g Total Fat
29g Carbs
2% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
266k
13%

Fat
15g
23%

  Saturated Fat
5g
37%

Carbohydrates
29g
10%

  Sugar
27g
30%

Cholesterol
17mg
6%

Sodium
102mg
4%

Alcohol
0.27g
2%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
4g
9%

Vitamin E
1mg
9%

Vitamin B2
0.15mg
9%

Selenium
5µg
7%

Calcium
70mg
7%

Phosphorus
64mg
6%

Vitamin K
6µg
6%

Vitamin A
216IU
4%

Vitamin B12
0.22µg
4%

Potassium
118mg
3%

Vitamin B5
0.24mg
2%

Magnesium
8mg
2%

Zinc
0.29mg
2%

Folate
5µg
1%

Vitamin B1
0.02mg
1%

Vitamin B6
0.02mg
1%

covered percent of daily need
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