Don’t you know how to express your love on Valentine’s Day? So, forget those expensive gifts and try this delicious heart-shaped cake with El Ciruelo seedless red grapes, you’ll hit the nail on the head for sure!


  • 300 gr El Ciruelo seedless red grapes
  • 1 puff pastry sheet
  • 500 ml milk
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 6 tbsp sugar
  • 40 g cornflour
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • Icing sugar, as desired

Let ‘s do it!

1st. Once the puff pastry is at room temperature, flour a smooth surface and then roll out the dough. 

2nd. Place the puff pastry on a heart-shaped mould or, if you do not have one, simply cut out the dough to form a heart shape, leaving the edges lifted by several overlapping strips placed around the edges.

3rd. Prick the centre using a fork to prevent it from swelling and bake in the oven at 180º /  356 °F. until it is golden brown, around 15 minutes.

4th. Let it cool while we make the pastry cream. We will use a bowl suitable for the microwave to do this. Mix all the ingredients (the milk, the two egg yolks, the sugar, the cornflour and the vanilla) and blend them with the mixer. Heat the mixture in the microwave for 3 minutes at maximum power. Take it out and use a wooden spoon to stir it again. Microwave again, but this time for 2 minutes. Then remove it and stir it again, and keep on stirring until it gets a consistency. Usually two stirs are enough.

5th. Now, spread the pastry cream over the puff pastry shaped into a heart.

6th. And last, but not least, place the grapes and sprinkle with icing sugar.


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