Cupid's Best Valentine Chocolate Cake
Happy Valentines' Day to all you baking sweeties...
1 boxred velvet or devil's food cake mix - (18.25 oz.)
1 - 8 oz. pkgwhipped cream cheese
1/2 cpowdered sugar
1/2 cstrawberry jam (seedless)
2 dropsred food coloring
1 - 8 oz. pkgfrozen whipped topping, thawed
1 csemi-sweet chocolate chips
1 tspvegetable shortening
20 largefresh strawberries, washed and dried well
How to Make Cupid's Best Valentine Chocolate Cake
- 1.)Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
2.)Prepare baking dish/pan (9 x 13 inch) by spraying it with "BAKERS' JOY" cooking spray and set aside.
cake mix according to package directions.
For 25 to 30 minutes (according to baking time on package) Then cool on cooling rack(s).
Cream cheese, powdered sugar, jam, and food coloring, blend well. Fold in whipped topping.
Top of cooled cake, cover, and refrigerate.
- OPTIONAL STEP:
6.)In microwave safe bowl, melt chocolate chips, vegetable shortening, for 1 minute, stir until smooth.
7.)Place on wax paper on plate, and place strawberries 1/2 way in chocolate, then place dipped strawberries on wax paper to harden.
8.)When ready to serve cut cake into squares and top with a strawberry on each piece.
10.)Store leftovers in covered container in refrigerator.