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Raspberry Cake Hearts Recipe

Raspberry Cake Hearts Recipe

Come Valentine's Day, Tisha Cottman knows that this pretty dessert is the way to her family's heart. "It's such a simple way to say 'I love you'," writes the Broken Arrow, Oklahoma homemaker of her annual treat. Best of all, each fun little heart takes only minutes to assemble from purchased snack cakes and can be prepared ahead of time. "It's sure to impress those you care about," Tisha adds.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups fresh or frozen unsweetened raspberries, thawed
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 4 individual cream-filled sponge cakes
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • Mint sprigs, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, lightly toss together raspberries and sugar; set aside. Slice two sponge cakes diagonally widthwise in same direction. Slice remaining cakes diagonally in the opposite direction.
  • 2. On each of four dessert plates, place two oppositely cut sponge cake wedges together to form a heart. Garnish with whipped topping and reserved raspberry mixture. Add mint if desired. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 350 calories, 15 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 155 mg sodium, 49 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.