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S'mores Cake
Unbelievably delicious S'mores Cake
Prep Time
25 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
50 mins
 

Graham cracker cake - marshmallow fluff buttercream - chocolate ganache. This S'mores Cake lets S'mores lovers dreams come true. 

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: smores cake
Servings: 16 servings
Calories: 435 kcal
Author: Sabine Venier
Ingredients
Cake
  • 1 1/2 cup graham cracker flour (180g)
  • 1/2 cup flour (90g)
  • 2 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup butter (113g)
  • 3/4 cup granulated white sugar (150g)
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 vanilla bean (or 1 tsp vanilla extract)
  • 3/4 cup milk (185ml)
Chocolate ganache
  • 1 1/4 cup milk chocolate or semi sweet chocolate chopped (218g)
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream (120ml)
Marshmallow buttercream
  • 2/3 cup butter (150g)
  • 1 1/3 cups powdered sugar (160g)
  • 7 oz marshmallow fluff (200g)
Meringue for decoration
  • 3 large egg whites
  • 3/4 cup granulated white sugar (150g)
  • pinch of salt
Marshmallows, chocolate bars, and graham crackers for decoration on top
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Line the bottom of two 9" spring pans with parchment paper and set aside. 

  2. Make the cake: Stir graham flour, flour, baking powder, and salt in a medium sized bowl to combine. Set aside. In a large mixing bowl, beat butter with sugar with a handheld or stand mixer fitted with a whisk attachment on medium speed until creamy and combined for about 1-2 minutes. Add eggs and vanilla* and whisk until creamy and smooth for about 1-2 minutes. On low speed, stir in dry ingredients and milk alternately. Divide batter into the two prepared baking pans equally. Bake for about 23-25 minutes or until a centered toothpick in the middle comes out clean. Let cool completely in baking pans. 

  3. Make the ganache: Place chopped chocolate in a heat proof bowl. Set aside. Heat heavy cream in the microwave for about 1 - 1 1/2 minutes or until very hot and almost boiling. Pour over chocolate and let stand for about 2 minutes. Stir until chocolate is completely melted and combined. Set aside.

  4. Make the marshmallow buttercream: Whisk butter with sugar with a handheld or stand mixer fitted with a whisk attachment on medium speed until creamy and combined for about 1-2 minutes. Add marshmallow fluff and stir just until combined. Set aside.

  5. Remove cake layers from baking pans and spread 3/4 of the marshmallow buttercream on top of the bottom layer evenly. Spoon about 1/3 of the chocolate ganache onto the marshmallow buttercream. Spread evenly. Place top layer on top and press lightly to level the cake. Spread the rest of the marshmallow buttercream around the edges. Spread the remaining chocolate ganache on top of the cake. Chill in the fridge for about 1 hour.

  6. Make the meringue: Whisk egg whites with a pinch of salt on high speed until soft peaks form. Add sugar and whisk for about 5 minutes until stiff and glossy. 

  7. Spread or pipe meringue on top of the cake. Decorate with additional marshmallows, chocolate bars, and graham crackers if desired. Toast meringue (and marshmallows) with a kitchen torch. Store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 days. The buttercream and the ganache are getting firm in the refrigerator. If you want to have the buttercream and the ganache softer, let the piece you want to eat stand at room temperature for about 10-15 minutes before eating. 

Notes

*First, cut off the straight end of the vanilla bean. Then place the tip of your sharp knife below the curled end and cut the vanilla bean through the middle of the bean lengthwise. Although you don't need to cut it all the way through, it's ok when you do so. Then open the vanilla bean and scrape out the flavorful seeds with the back of your knife. Then just use the seeds.

Nutrition Facts
Unbelievably delicious S'mores Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 435 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22g 34%
Saturated Fat 13g 65%
Cholesterol 77mg 26%
Sodium 278mg 12%
Potassium 181mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 58g 19%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 45g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 11.7%
Calcium 7%
Iron 6.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.