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Valentine’s Day Cake Bars Recipe

Looking for an extra special dessert for February 14th? These Valentine’s Day cake bars are made with a simple fluffy cake mix and are decorated with festive sprinkles for an extra punch of flavor. They are sure to please any Valentine!

Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to show your loved ones how much you care. Why not bake them these delicious Valentine’s Day cake bars to celebrate? 

This recipe is sure to impress, and it’s easy enough for even beginner bakers. These delicious cake bars that are sure to please any sweet tooth. After all, a beautiful cake is the ultimate declaration of love!

valentines day cake mix bars

So get ready to wow your friends and family with this beautiful Valentine’s Day Cake!

These fluffy, moist cake bars are sure to please any Valentine! White chocolate chips are folded into a pink cake mix and then decorated with festive sprinkles for an extra punch of flavor.

How to make Valentine’s Cake Mix Bars:

Cake Ingredients 

  • 1 box Pink or Red cake mix
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup sprinkles
  • 9×13 cake pans

Instructions 

In a large bowl, mix together cake mix, milk, oil, and egg. Be sure to scrape the sides of the bowl.

Then, stir in half of the white chocolate chips and half of the sprinkles.

Pour the cake mixture into a prepared cake pan in an even layer and sprinkle the remaining chocolate chips and sprinkles over the top of the mixture.

Bake in a 350 degree oven for 20-25 minutes. 

Once the cake bars have cooled to room temperature, slice into 2 to 3 inch bars or use a cookie cutter and cut your sweet treats into a heart shape.

valentine's day cake mix bars on a white plate
What Kind of Cake Mix Should I Use to Make Valentine’s Day Cake Bars? 

A cake mix such as a red velvet cake or pink velvet or a strawberry cake mix work well for this recipe! You can also use a white cake mix.

Variations on Valentine’s Day Cake Recipe

Top your cake with fresh strawberries or fresh raspberries
Swirl a raspberry filling into your cake batter
Top with a rich ganache of semi-sweet chocolate or dark chocolate, strawberry buttercream or a tangy
cream cheese frosting

Looking for more valentine’s day cake recipes? These decadent cakes are perfect:

  • Red Velvet Cupcakes or perfect for the day of love,
  • Or warm chocolate cakes for the chocolate lover in your life
  • Or this Heart Cake is perfect for the special occasion!
Valentine’s Day Cake Bars Recipe

Valentine’s Day Cake Bars Recipe

Yield: 15
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Looking for an extra special dessert for February 14th? These Valentine's Day cake bars are made with a simple fluffy cake mix and are decorated with festive sprinkles for an extra punch of flavor. They are sure to please any Valentine!

Ingredients

  • 1 box Pink or Red Velvet cake mix
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 cup while chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup sprinkles

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Line a 9 x 13 inch pan with parchment paper. 
  2. in a large bowl, mix together pink velvet cake mix, milk, oil, and egg. 
  3. Then, stir in half of the white chocolate chips and half of the sprinkles.
  4. Pour the mixture into your 9 x 13 inch pan, spreading it to coat the entire bottom of the pan
  5. Sprinkle the remaining chocolate chips and sprinkle over the top of the mixture.
  6. Bake your Valentine's Day Cake Mix Bars in a 350 degree oven for 20-25 minutes. Cool and enjoy!

Notes

What Kind of Cake Mix Should I Use to Make Valentine’s Day Cake Bars? 

A cake mix such as a red velvet cake or pink velvet or a strawberry cake mix work well for this recipe! You can also use a white cake mix.

Variations of this Valentine's Day Cake Recipe

Top your cake with fresh strawberries or fresh raspberries

Swirl a raspberry filling into your cake batter

Top with a rich ganache of semi-sweet chocolate or dark chocolate, strawberry buttercream or a tangy cream cheese frosting

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Jen

Tuesday 21st of January 2020

So easy, yummy and beautiful. My family loved having this for dessert!

Julie Waldron

Friday 2nd of February 2018

I've made cake mix cookies but I've never heard of cake mix bars. These sound yummy!

Richard Hicks

Thursday 1st of February 2018

Looks great and I am sure really tasty. Would like to try it myself

Sandra Watts

Wednesday 31st of January 2018

That looks so good and so moist. Love the color it turned out too.

Jeane Campbell

Wednesday 31st of January 2018

i host Bunco in February, and these would be perfect! Valentine's theme, of course!

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