Want to go all out and declare your love for your beloved? Look no further than the two-tiered chocolate Heart Attack Cake topped with buttercream for your loved one. This cake is perfect for your next Valentine's.
Heart Attack Cake Recipe by Chef Maria Goretti

- Indian


- 4

Cooking Time

-50-65 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 30-35 Min


  • For Heart Attack Cake: 1 tsp baking powder
  • 250 gm unsalted butter
  • 250 gm castor sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • 500 gm refined flour
  • 90 gm cocoa
  • 50 ml maple syrup
  • 12-14 marzipan flower
  • 1 tsp edible glitter
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  1. 1

    Procedure to make Heart attack cake: Add baking powder onto the flour and leave it at side.
  2. 2

    In a bowl add unsalted butter, castor sugar and whisk it.
  3. 3

    Add egg and whisk it again.
  4. 4

    Add refined flour, cocoa powder and mix it.
  5. 5

    Spray the cake tins with butter.
  6. 6

    Add the batter into the tray and bake both cakes for 20 - 25 minutes.
  7. 7

    Unmould the cake and slice it into two, cut the centre part.
  8. 8

    Add the buttercream to the cake and layer it with another slice of cake.
  9. 9

    Repeat the process with the smaller cake.
  10. 10

    Add maple syrup, layer it with buttercream, add the slice of cake, cover the cake with buttercream and pipe stars on it.
  11. 11

    Use cake stands for support.
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Maria Goretti


Maria Goretti dons many hats – TV anchor, model, dancer, chef and an award-winning author. She kickstarted her career as a VJ and toured with musicians around the world, while audiences came to love her as a warm and friendly face on TV. In 2011, she pursued her passion for baking and cleared a Cordon Bleu certificate course in food and baking at the Tante Marie School of Cookery, UK, run by Gordon Ramsay, with top honours. Soon after, she dabbled with writing and published a cookbook ‘From My Kitchen To Yours’ that was recognised as the best television chef book in English by a popular chef at the Gourmand World Cookbook in 2017. With television being one of her foremost passions, she has hosted several food shows that explore the intricacies of cooking. On Living Foodz, Maria’s show ‘I Love Cooking’ garnered high praise, and more recently ‘I Want To Bake Free’ is dedicated to those who love breads, cakes, cookies, savouries and everything else in the universe of baking.

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