Twinkie Heart Cakes

Twinkie Heart Cakes

Happy almost Valentine’s Day! If you follow us on Facebook (here) then you probably saw us tease about these adorable DIY Twinkie Heart Cakes! They are so fun to make and even more fun to eat. Best of all, they are so cute and perfect for Valentine’s Day!

Twinkie Heart Cakes - How to make hearts using Twinkies. Must try!

Twinkies are a well known little cream filled treat that kids and adults have loved for years and years (and years, and years, andyearsandyears).

The packaging is iconic, the taste brings back memories, and let’s face it, a Twinkie puts a smile on everyone’s face. Today we’re going to show you how we made Twinkies turn into little heart cakes for Valentine’s Day (or ANY occasion you need them for!).

Twinkie Heart Cakes - How to make hearts using Twinkies. LOVE THIS!

Ingredients:

  • Twinkies
  • Vanilla frosting (frosting bag optional)
  • Sprinkles
  • Bread knife (or kitchen scissors)

Directions:

  1. Unwrap 2 Twinkies
  2. Cut the corner off of each Twinkie (as seen in the video above)
  3. Pipe or spread a little frosting inside the Twinkies were they were cut and stick them together making a heart shape.
  4. Frost the top and add sprinkles!
  5. Eat with your hands or with a fork. They also taste good with a little bit of ice cream!

Twinkie Heart Cakes

How fun is that? My daughter loved the purple cake and my son like the one with the pearl sprinkles. We are so excited to make these again! So easy, so tasty, and so pretty.

Looking for other Valentine’s Day or heart shaped ideas? Check out our

Heart Shaped Sugar Cookies. Those sprinkles stick without frosting! Click the picture below:

Heart Sugar Cookies

Looking for a non-sugar Valentine’s Day idea? Look at our Kinetic Sand Valentine for kids. Click the picture below:

Kinetic Sand Valentine





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Comments

  1. Such a creative and cute idea for Valentine’s Day! Who doesn’t love a twinkie?!

    Thank you for sharing this great idea, my kids would love to get creative with these.