Cupid's Best Valentine Chocolate Cake

Cupid's Best Valentine Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Penny Jordan


This is a Valentines' Day special recipe that was recommended to me by a friend...(I think it was a family favorite around Valentines' Day). I couldn't wait to try it because I love recipes that are easy and start with a cake mix...they are the best!
Happy Valentines' Day to all you baking sweeties...


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Approx. 16 or so...
20 Min
30 Min


  • 1 box
    red velvet or devil's food cake mix - (18.25 oz.)

  • 1 - 8 oz. pkg
    whipped cream cheese
  • 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1/2 c
    strawberry jam (seedless)
  • 2 drops
    red food coloring
  • 1 - 8 oz. pkg
    frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 c
    semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tsp
    vegetable shortening
  • 20 large
    fresh strawberries, washed and dried well

How to Make Cupid's Best Valentine Chocolate Cake


  1. 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.
  2. 3.)PREPARE:
    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.
    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.

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About Cupid's Best Valentine Chocolate Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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