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These Valentine's inspired coconut and raspberry sponge cakes are covered in a cloud of sugary American frosting. The fresh raspberries make sure the little hearts are not too sickly sweet – it's not the 14th February yet! Surely it's much nicer to bake something for Valentine's than to buy bright pink plastic looking cakes from the supermarket!?! Then again maybe I'm a cake snob!

The link to the coconut and raspberry cupcake recipe I used is here. I used heart shaped silicon cup cake cases which were a present from my sister. I have made these cakes for the Homemade by Fleur “tea for two” virtual Valentines bake off. See the following link for more details: