Cakes

Chocolate Cake Hearts with Cream Cheese Frosting

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I hosted a Valentines royal tea party for 17 preschoolers last year and the favorite thing to eat at the party were these pretty little chocolate heart cakes. I made 24 little heart cakes about the size of a cupcake in my ruffled heart cakes pan.

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For the cake:
2 cups white sugar
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1 1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
2 eggs
1 cup milk
1/4 cup sour cream
1/2 cup vegetable oil
2 tsp vanilla extract
3/4 cup boiling water
unsweetened cocoa for coating pan
For the Frosting
2 8 ounce packages cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup butter, softened
3 cups sifted confectioners' sugar (coud be a bit more or less depending on consistency/taste desired)
2 tsp vanilla extract
festive sprinkles
For the cake: Preheat oven to 350 degrees? Grease and coat with cocoa chose pans or use cupcake liners if you are doing cupcakes Stir together the sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and...
See the full directions on my site
Nutritions

Calories
218

Sodium
222mg
9% DV

Fat
10g
15% DV

Protein
3g
6% DV

Carbs
31g
10% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV

Low-and-slow baked baby back ribs feature a zesty dry rub, sweet and tangy barbecue sauce, and tender, fall-off-the-bone meat! There's no need to tend to a grill or a smoker, because the oven does all of the work. Serve the southern oven baked baby back ribs alongside coleslaw, cornbread, collard greens or mac and cheese for an easy dinner that the whole family will love!

Dry Rub:
1 c brown sugar
1/3 c smoked paprika
1/4 c kosher salt
8 t chili powder
8 t onion powder
8 t garlic powder
Ribs:
2 racks baby back ribs ( about 3.5 lbs. total )
1 c bbq dry rub
bbq sauce ( for basting and serving )
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  • Adjust the oven rack to the middle position. Preheat the oven to 300° F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  • In a medium bowl, stir together the ingredients for the dry rub. Set...
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Nutritions

Calories
772

Sodium
11524mg
480% DV

Fat
27g
43% DV

Protein
37g
75% DV

Carbs
95g
32% DV

Fiber
5g
22% DV