Secret Heart Strawberry Vanilla Pound Cake

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This Secret Heart pound cake has a couple of twists on the classic pound cake. First, there's a hidden heart inside the pound cake. This becomes apparent after you slice into it. The second is the flavor combination of the strawberry poundcake hearts and the vanilla outer poundcake. Everyone will be shocked and surprised, and wonder how you did that. We don't have to tell them how easy it is. We'll keep that our little secret.

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Hidden Strawberrry Heart:
1 cup Unsalted butter ( room temperature )
2 cup Flour
1 cup Sugar
4 Eggs ( room temperature )
1 tsp Strawberry extract
1/2 tsp Salt
Pink gel food coloring
Heart cookie cutter
Vanilla Loaf:
1 cup Unsalted butter ( room temperature )
2 cup Flour
1 cup Sugar
4 Eggs ( room temperature )
2 tsp Vanilla extract
1/2 tsp Salt
Icing Ingredients:
1/2 cup Butter
1 lb Powdered sugar
2 tbsp Milk
1 tsp Vanilla extract
Salt ( pinch )
Pink gel food coloring

Hidden Strawbery Heart Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prep a loaf pan (8 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches) with non-stick spray.
  2. Line pan with parchment paper.
  3. On...
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Nutritions

Calories
809

Sodium
282mg
11% DV

Fat
45g
69% DV

Protein
8g
17% DV

Carbs
91g
30% DV

Fiber
2g
11% DV

Rich and fudgy, this easy Chocolate Zucchini Bread is the perfect cross between a chocolate pound cake, brownies, and a classic loaf of zucchini bread! It's moist and tender thanks to sour cream in the batter, and studded with miniature chocolate chips for even more decadent flavor. Serve a couple of slices of double chocolate zucchini bread for breakfast or brunch with a cup of coffee, for an afternoon snack with a glass of milk, or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a delicious dessert.

1 c sugar
1/2 c sour cream
1/2 c vegetable oil
1/3 c milk
2 eggs
2 t vanilla extract
2 c all purpose flour
1/2 c unsweetened cocoa powder
1 (½ t) baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon kosher salt
1 c shredded zucchini ( patted dry )
12 slices
  • Preheat oven to 350° F. Grease a deep 8 ½ x 4 ½ -inch or a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together sugar, sour cream, oil and milk. Whisk in eggs and...
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Nutritions

Calories
2644

Sodium
2217mg
92% DV

Fat
59g
92% DV

Protein
87g
175% DV

Carbs
458g
155% DV

Fiber
50g
202% DV