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“How did those hearts get in there” I hear you cry! Fear not! The seemingly impossible feat is actually quite easy when you know how. These cupcakes will make the perfect sweet treat for that special someone on Valentines Day. They will be IMPRESSED!


For the pink hearts –

200g soft unsalted butter
200g caster sugar
3 lg free range eggs
50g self raising flour
150g plain flour
1 tbsp whole milk
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
A blob of pink food colour paste

For the Cupcakes –

125g soft unsalted butter
125g caster sugar
2 lag free range eggs
125g self raising flour
1/4 tsp bicarbonate of soda
1.5 tbs whole milk
1/4 tsp vanilla extract

Vanilla Buttercream and heart decorations!
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  1. KingdomChildOnEarth says:

    "I want to be quite generous with it" adds a pea size blob

  2. Cynthia Rivera says:

    Charming girl!

  3. Genevieve DuBois says:

    I just tried making these for tomorrow for my kiddo and the cake hearts just rose up out of the batter as they were baking. It’s an utter disaster and I’m kinda devastated.

    Where did I go wrong?

  4. Bonnie Marks says:

    Oh my yummy heart

  5. Anjula says:

    I made this today 14 Feb 2020 and awesome…my hubby loved them. Thank you Jemma for the lovely reciepe 🥰♥️

  6. Fran Grant says:

    I made these today..cutest little cakes!

  7. Sophia Lewis says:

    They're cute

  8. singlecatt says:

    Don't wash your hands before beginning work? Gross

  9. kismymailks says:

    What would you bake them at in a conventional oven using Farenheit?

  10. Bunty Bunny says:

    why doesn't the pink cake over cook, (sorry if you did say why, my sound won't work today)

  11. Bubba Smalls says:

    Beautiful idea. Fun for a little girl's birthday too.

  12. Patti L says:

    I do not understand people disliking this! The cupcakes are adorable and look yummy!

  13. Baking Smity says:

    Jemma, these cupcakes are honestly amazing!!I love your creativity and how you use it to create delicious and appealing recipes😍😍

  14. jyotitoma says:

    I tries these but it didn’t come out so clean hearts.

  15. Amy Collins says:

    Does the pink cake not get too dry?

  16. TheWobblyEmily says:

    hmmm i am surprised the pre-baked bits don't get burned!

  17. Ameed Chantouf says:

    Maybe the whole thing for you if you're lucky on Valentine's Day 😂💔

  18. B l ue b e r r y p a n c a k e's says:


  19. Katie Su says:

    wont the heart get dry since you over baked them ?

  20. Raks mir says:

    Why you always use bicarbonate of soda and not baking powder?

  21. Mitchell Robless says:

    when making cake batters cloud i use a hand mixer if okay

  22. Mitchell Robless says:

    if you food die be very careful we do not want that stain your counter and cothes and and anything elese witch we do not want

  23. shenell smith says:

    Ink and cupcakes the greatest combination…❤:🇹🇹

  24. Katie xo says:

    Why did she need to bake 2 of the red cakes at the start??

  25. A Tasty Wish says:

    Love u gemma, i learned how to bake cupcakes because of your tutorials, hope you notice me co'z I'am quiet a fan, more yah channel❤😘🖐

  26. YNHES says:

    Ito lodi sana

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