Pink Surprise Cake

Take out your pans and prepare for this wonderfully Pink Surprise Cake this Valentines! This recipe is perfect for those who love pink, bursting with colored dragées and candy sprinkles inside!

Change the tint and colors to turn it into a gender reveal cake that will definitely wow well-wishers. Whether it’s a girl or a boy, this scrumptious, decadent cake is always full of surprises!

Pink Surprise Cake


  • 1 pack MAYA Decadence Yellow Cake Mix prepared according to package instructions
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • pink chocolate bar cut into chunks
  • Heart candy sprinkles as needed
  • Pink and red dragees as needed
  • Pink food coloring as needed
  • Pink chocolate shavings as needed


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F/177°C. Grease and line two 6-inch round cakes. Set aside.
  2. Prepare cake batter according to package instructions. Pour and divide evenly onto prepared pans.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 30-35 minutes or until baked. Set aside cake to cool.
  4. Once cakes are cooled, cut out a round cylindrical hole in the middle of the cake. Set aside.
  5. Whip cream until stiff peaks form. Color whipped cream with food coloring until a pale pink shade is achieved.
  6. In a serving dish/cake board, place a dollop of icing then place the first layer of cake. Spread some icing on the cake then top with the second cake layer. Fill the hole with chocolate chunks, and candy sprinkles as desired. Cover the top with the cut out cake.
  7. Frost the whole cake with whipped cream. Garnish with chocolate shavings.
  8. Cut then serve.

Recipe Notes

Yield: 10-12 slices
Prep time: 45 minutes

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