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Fudgey Valentine Cake

Fudgey Valentine Cake

This beautiful and romantic cake is perfect for Valentine's Day! The recipe is also easy to turn into a cake for any occasion, Flag Day, birthdays you name it. Decorate it accordingly.













Trans-fat Free


cup butter
or margarine, softened
1 ¾ cups sugar
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
¾ cup cocoa powder
1 ½ teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 ½ cups sour cream


Heat oven to 350℉ (180℃).

Grease and flour two 9-inch heart-shaped pans.

In large bowl, beat butter and sugar on medium speed of electric mixer until light and fluffy.

Add eggs and vanilla; beat well.

Stir together flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; add to butter. Beat 3 minutes on medium speed.

Add sour cream (or yogurt) and mix well to incorporate.

Pour into prepared pans.

Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.

Cool 10 minutes, remove from pans to wire racks.

Cool completely. Frost with pink or red frosting.

For a double layer cake spread raspberry jam (or icing) between the two layers.

Frost and decorate as desired. As pictured we used home made American Style Frosting. See recipe in the links below.


* not incl. in nutrient facts


almost 7 years

The cake came out fluffy and moist, it is a great idea for Valentine's Day, and it's a delicious moist and chocolate cake in any occasion.

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Chula Vista, California, US
 about 8 years ago

Very pretty pictures, love the pink color and heart shape cake, especially the decoration, one circle red candy hearts and one red heart in the center, really attractive. I am going to make it.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 104g (3.7 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 35646% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 28%
Saturated Fat 11g 55%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 75mg 25%
Sodium 366mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 16%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Sugars g
Protein 10g
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 5% Iron 10%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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