Simplified Heart-Shaped Bread Recipe

Let's simplify and rephrase the recipe for a heart-shaped bread, making it easier to understand and incorporating some cake decoration tips for a more engaging experience.


- 450g Yotsuba fermented butter (or Calpis unsalted butter)

- 360g Cane sugar

- 8 Large eggs

- 400g Light flour

- 10g Baking powder


1. Let the butter reach room temperature.

2. Sift the flour.

3. Brush the mold with melted butter for the heart shape.

4. Prepare a mini baking mold for the mini cups.

How to Make:

1. Whisk the butter until it's pale and fluffy.

2. Add sugar and stir until it's fluffy.

3. Gradually add eggs, whisking each time.

4. Sift in the flour and mix with a spatula until it's a glossy, smooth dough.

5. Pour the dough into the mold and add any seasonal or dried fruits you like.

For Heart-Shaped Bread:

- Bake in an oven preheated to 160 degrees for 50 to 55 minutes.

- Adjust the temperature and time based on your oven.

For Mini Cups:

- Pipe the dough into the mold for 7 minutes.

- Bake at 160 degrees for 18 to 20 minutes.

- Adjust the temperature and time based on your oven.

After Baking:

- Let the bread cool for about 10 minutes.

- Flip it over and remove it from the mold.

Tips for Cake Decoration:

- Level your cakes for even decorating.

- Make extra frosting for any mistakes.

- Use a piping bag for decorative piping on top.

- Practice on a paper plate before applying it to your cake.

- If you have extra frosting, consider freezing it for later use.


- The third day without cutting is the most buttery and delicious!

- Share your happiness with everyone.

This simplified version aims to make the recipe more accessible, especially for those new to baking. It includes a brief introduction to cake decoration tips, inspired by the sources provided, to enhance the baking experience.