Happy Valentine's Day! Ready for a romantic night out filled with dinners, shows, drinks, cards, flowers? Well, after a wonderful meal, you may want to prove your love (to your partner or to yourself) by whipping up a cake. A heart-shaped cake. Nothing quite says love like homemade baked goods, right?
But you don't have a heart-shaped pan! And why would you? Besides Valentine's Day, you probably wouldn't get too much use out of it. So what do you do? Read up on the ways to make a heart-shaped cake without said pan on the Internet. This helpful step-by-step tutorial (with photos!) from Better Recipes shows just how to make that heart-shaped cake with an 8-inch round and 8-inch square baking pans. The recipe calls for a red cake, but obviously you can make whatever color you want. That special person in your life would truly appreciate your awesome baking skills (and of course how wonderful you are, etc.).