Twinkie Heart Cakes

Last updated: November 25, 2017
This post was originally published on January 20, 2016

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! This heartfelt dessert keeps things sweet and simple, with Twinkies cut into shape frosted with sprinkles for added pizzazz.

Twinkie Heart Cakes

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

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

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 Hearts

Supplies:

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

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.

More Valentine’s Day Treats by Smart School House:

How to Make Heart with Twinkies

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Twinkie Heart Cakes

You Will Need

  • 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!

1 thought on “Twinkie Heart Cakes”

  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.

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