11 Heart Shaped Cake Decorating Ideas 

Heart Shaped Cake Decorating Ideas
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Valentine’s Day is like the Christmas of desserts for me. I love the vibe during those few days leading up to the big finale and I get absolutely crazy with cake decorating ideas. But what good is an idea if you don’t share it? So, in this article, I will give you 11 awesome ideas on how to decorate a heart-shaped cake.

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Classic Red Velvet Heart Cake

Since you have already made this masterpiece, give it a deep red color and smooth frosting for a classic, elegant look.

Classic Red Velvet Heart Cakes
For a perfect dessert recipe for any romance dinner, try these cakes. It will be very impressive to your guests and also tastes wonderful.—Hershey Food Corporation, Cheryl Reitz, Hershey, Pennsylvania
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Classic Red Velvet Heart Cakes

Floral Fantasy Heart Cake

Ideal for Valentine’s Day, you can decorate your heart cake with delicious flowers like roses, daisies, and leaves to create a romantic appearance.

How to make heart shaped fantasy flowers
When I think of Valentine’s Day cakes, this is what pops into my mind: shades of pink and red, lots of hearts and romantic flowers. Even though I like those ideas, I wanted to make something different and exciting this year. -cakejournal.com
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How to make heart shaped fantasy flowers

Chocolate Lover’s Heart Cake

If you feel particularly creative, make a glossy ganache to cover your heart-shaped cake, enriched with chocolate shavings for a velvety look.

Chocolate Lovers Cake
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner so I thought it was appropriate to bring you a recipe for a heart-shaped dessert to share with your sweetheart. Don’t you just love the play on words for the name – get it, chocolate lovers, for those who love chocolate and lovers cake, for people in love. I know, clever right? 🙂
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Chocolate Lovers Cake

Sprinkle Heart Cake

Here, the only decorating skill you need is a keen eye to disperse the sprinkles evenly; you can go as bunt as you want! 

How to Make a Heart Shaped Cake for Valentine’s Day
A heart shaped cake for Valentine’s Day or any day is easy and delicious and takes no many pans, only a standard 9″ round and 9″ square pan.
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How to Make a Heart Shaped Cake for Valentine’s Day

Fondant Heart Cake

If you are an experienced cake-maker, this simple decorating idea is perfect for you: make a pink or red-colored fondant and cover your heart-shaped cake with it. 

Best Fondant Covered Heart Cake Recipes
A Bake With Anna Olson recipe for making the best Fondant Covered Heart Cake.
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Best Fondant Covered Heart Cake Recipes

Ombre Heart Cake

It doesn’t matter if you are good at frosting or not as long as the frosting hearts go from darker to lighter tones; get your piping bag and have tons of fun!

Easy Ombre Valentines Day Cake
You can make this Valentines Day Cake featuring an ombre heart design with these few easy tips. Plus you’ll love this homemade chocolate cake with vanilla buttercream.
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Easy Ombre Valentines Day Cake

Heart Cake with Edible Flowers

The best thing about this idea is that you can implement it with any cake, as long as those colorful flowers are 100% edible.

Chocolate heart with edible flowers
A real eye catcher and the best way to spoil your loved one! Because who doesn’t love chocolate? Mix your favorite chocolate, add some colour and add edible flowers as decoration.
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Chocolate heart with edible flowers

Love Letter Mini Cake

This is another fondant idea and a very easy one to execute; the trick is precision while creating the envelope. I know it’s not heart-shaped, but it will do the trick!

Love Letter Cake
Use this cake decorating tutorial to make easy mini love letter cake. Great for Anniversaries or Valentine’s day and can be used as Wedding party favors. She is a sucker for handwritten letters, which inspired the creator to make these cakes. By the way, remember these Valentine’s Day Cookies (Love Letter Cookies)? Today’s treats are inspired by that same design.
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Love Letter Cake

Heart Cake With Sugar Flowers

If you can’t think of anything else, just run to the store and buy sugar flowers, place them on your cake, and you’ll have a fancy Valentine’s Day heart cake.

Heart Cake Video Tutorial
A valentine heart cake with easy to follow techniques that are surprisingly simple and easy to follow. Your valentine will think you.
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Heart Cake Video Tutorial

Heart Cake with Fruit Topping

One of my favorite ideas is this one; as easy as it is delicious, just slice colorful fruits and top your cake with them.

Heart-shaped chocolate strawberry cake
A deliciously dense and decadent heart-shaped chocolate strawberry cake made with all-natural chocolate cake mix and a homemade strawberry buttercream.
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Heart-shaped chocolate strawberry cake

Geometric Pattern Cake Hearts

Don’t hesitate to create these beautiful geometric pattern cake hearts if you have a heart mold with a geometric pattern. 

How to Make Geometric Chocolate Cake Hearts
These small individual geometric cake hearts are becoming so popular on social media at the moment and I think they may have become the new cakesicle! I love how sweet they are and how there are so many different ways to decorate them. You can then either add them onto your cakes or enjoyed them as a little cake treat. – Lynsey
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How to Make Geometric Chocolate Cake Hearts
HEART SHAPED VALENTINES DAY CAKE DECORATING IDEAS

I want to say thank you to the recipe creators for generously sharing their phenomenal recipes and captivating photos with all of us. Happy Valentine’s Day!