Preheat the oven to 180°C for the cupcakes for lovers.
Beat the butter with the sugar until fluffy. Beat in the eggs, one at a time. Cut the vanilla bean in half and scrape out the vanilla pulp in the center.
Sift the flour with the baking powder. Add the ground cardamom and a pinch of salt.
Add half of the flour mixture to the egg and butter mixture and mix together. Then add the milk and the 2nd half untterrühren and mix everything with the mixer until you get a homogeneous mass.
Cover a baking tray with baking paper and place a muffin tray on top. Line the troughs with muffin cups and divide the mixture evenly among the cups.
Bake in the oven for about 15-20 minutes. Allow the cupcakes to cool completely afterwards so that the decoration holds well. Prepare the massa ticino in the desired size and place it on the cooled cupcake. Possibly spread a little jam under it so that it holds better.
Lovers add some red or blue food coloring to a small piece of the massa ticino and shape it into a heart. Fix the heart on the cupcake and the cupcakes for lovers are ready.