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Valentine's Day cake recipes

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Express your passion in the form of baked goods. From a romantic hidden heart loaf and molten chocolate sponges to dainty fairy cakes, your other half will be blown away.

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  • Hidden heart cake

    Hidden heart cake

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.12 ratings

    Slice into this delicious loaf cake and reveal the secret heart design running through the middle - a really romantic bake!

  • Glamorous fairy cakes

    Glamorous fairy cakes

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.46 ratings

    A retro twist to a childhood favourite - learn how to make fairy cakes then decorate for any occasion

  • Red velvet cake served on a cake stand

    Red velvet cake

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.140 ratings

    Bake a modern classic with this fabulous red velvet cake. This chocolatey sponge is perfect for a celebration, or halve for smaller crowd

  • Passion cake

    Passion cake

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.14 ratings

    Bake this impressive tropical sponge for a special occasion. This scrumptious triple-layer passion fruit cake is also perfect for Valentine's Day

  • Prosecco cake

    Prosecco cake

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.8 ratings

    The perfect cake for Prosecco lovers, with the Italian tipple finding its way into the cake, boozy buttercream and Prosecco-flavoured sweet topping

  • Rosewater & raspberry sponge cake

    Rosewater & raspberry sponge cake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.30 ratings

    Eloise Shardlow creates a delicate, floral twist on the classic sponge cake. Dried rose petals, rose icing and raspberries make for a showstopping decoration

  • Squidgy chocolate & pomegranate torte

    Squidgy chocolate & pomegranate torte

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.8 ratings

    This rich dark chocolate sponge makes a great alternative Christmas cake, or dinner party dessert

  • Chocolate fondant on a plate with molten centre oozing out

    Easy chocolate molten cakes

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.116 ratings

    Bake an impressive dinner party dessert with minimum fuss – these chocolate puddings, also known as chocolate fondant or lava cake, have a lovely gooey centre

  • Romantic rose cupcakes

    Romantic rose cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.98 ratings

    These decorative cupcakes make the perfect centrepiece for a wedding or christening, or a lovely gift

  • Ultimate chocolate cake topped with chocolate curls

    Ultimate chocolate cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.1367 ratings

    Indulge yourself with this ultimate chocolate cake recipe that is beautifully moist, rich and fudgy. Perfect for a celebration or an afternoon tea

  • Beetroot cake with icing served on a cake stand

    Beetroot cake

    A star rating of 3.4 out of 5.9 ratings

    Make the most of beetroots with this beautiful chocolate sponge cake with buttercream icing. It's perfect as a sweet treat to impress friends and family

  • Raspberry spice cake

    Raspberry spice cake

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.17 ratings

    A show-stopping layer cake of moist buttermilk sponge, jam, berries and cream cheese frosting - a real centrepiece

  • Black Forest gateau

    Black Forest gateau

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.99 ratings

    Impress your guests with this chocolate cherry layered cream cake - a revamped version of a retro classic.

  • Easy caramel cake served on a cake stand

    Easy caramel cake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.60 ratings

    Need to make a celebration cake at short notice? This foolproof, showstopping caramel cake uses storecupboard ingredients and is quick to whip up

  • Passion layer torte

    Passion layer torte

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Get ahead for a dinner party or celebration with this indulgent, fruity cake which can be frozen for up to 2 months

  • Chocolate & caramel layer cake

    Chocolate & caramel ombre cake

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.112 ratings

    For the ultimate indulgence look no further than Sarah Cook's four-layered chocolate-caramel extravaganza

  • Orange & passion fruit traybake scattered with passion fruit seeds

    Orange & passion fruit traybake

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.8 ratings

    Try this fresh and fruity orange and passion fruit cake with creamy mascarpone topping - a lovely dessert for a weekend family meal

  • Sunken drunken chocolate cake

    Sunken drunken chocolate cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.22 ratings

    Prunes, Marsala and dark chocolate – a marriage made in heaven. It may sink and crack as it cools, but this is part of its charm

  • One red velvet cupcake with buttercream icing piped on the top

    Red velvet cupcakes

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.48 ratings

    Bake a batch of red velvet cupcakes as a treat. With chocolate sponge and a cream cheese topping, they're perfect for elevenses served with a cuppa

  • Mojito cake served on a cake stand

    Mojito cake

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.35 ratings

    Turn your favourite cocktail into a dessert with this mojito cake made with a lime, mint and white rum syrup and lime buttercream. It's a perfect party cake

  • Elderflower & lemon celebration cake served on a cake stand and decorated with fresh flowers

    Lemon & elderflower celebration cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.75 ratings

    Decorate this simple elderflower and lemon cake with edible flowers for a showstopping celebration dessert. It's perfect for a wedding or birthday

  • A salted caramel pear cake with rosemary on a cake stand

    Salted caramel pear cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.6 ratings

    Bake a cake that has it all: moist, fragrant sponge, silky Italian meringue, tahini buttercream and sharp pear-laced salted caramel. Serve with a cup of tea.

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