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Microwave Mug Cakes – #3 S’mores

I’m stepping up my game in my Microwave Mug Cake series. First we had dark chocolate, then salted caramel… and now S’MORES! For those who don’t know what a S’more is, it consists of marshmallow and a layer of chocolate sandwiched between two pieces of graham cracker and roasted over a camp fire into a gooey mess. Heaven.

I am yet to find graham crackers in Australia so feel free to use any sweet biscuit (I used Arrowroot biscuits). I stumbled across a tub of Marshmallow Fluff in a city convenience store a while back and have been waiting to use it in a recipe! If you can’t find it, feel free to stick a few marshmallows on top.

I made a mess trying to ensure I had a bit of cookie, chocolate cake and marshmallow in each mouthful but boy was it tasty! (And isn’t making a mess half the fun?!)

Microwave Mug Cakes – #3 S'mores

Swah
Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 1 min
Total Time 3 mins
Servings 1

Ingredients
  

  • 2-3 tbsp cookie crumbs if you can't find graham crackers use any sweet biscuit
  • 1 tbsp butter melted (or flavourless oil)
  • 3 tbsp butter melted (or flavourless oil)
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 4 tbsp plain flour
  • 3 tbsp caster sugar
  • 3 tbsp cocoa powder
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 tbsp marshmallow fluff OR a few marsmallows

Instructions
 

  • Crush cookies and add 1 tablespoon butter. Microwave for 10 seconds to melt, stir and press into the bottom of your mug.
  • In a separate bowl, microwave 3 tablespoons of butter for 10 seconds to melt.
  • Add in egg and milk and lightly beat with a fork until combined.
  • Add dry ingredients and stir with a fork until mixed through.
  • Pour chocolate batter into mug on top of the cookie base.
  • Top with marshmallow fluff or marshmallows.
  • Place mug in the microwave and cook for 1 minute on medium heat.
  • Finish off the mug cake by toasting the marshmallow topping under the grill or use a blow torch.
  • Enjoy!

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13 Comments

  • Reply milkteaxx August 15, 2013 at 10:16 am

    i had to drag myself away from the jar of marshmallow fluff the other day! i would of eaten it straight out of the tub! this microwave cake looks great btw!

    • Reply Swah August 15, 2013 at 3:57 pm

      I have been known to eat it straight out of the jar too, it pairs perfectly with a spoonful of peanut butter too – salty and sweet!

  • Reply Vivian - vxdollface August 15, 2013 at 10:58 am

    teehee i approve cause i can make this at work :)

    • Reply Swah August 15, 2013 at 3:56 pm

      It’s dangerous isn’t it… I can imagine making this when 3.30-itis hits!

  • Reply Tina @ bitemeshowme August 15, 2013 at 1:21 pm

    oh i love love love this! lovely creation swah! ITS SO SEXY!

    • Reply Swah August 15, 2013 at 3:55 pm

      Can’t beat the sexiness of marshmallow! God I am craving one right now…

  • Reply Amy Arthurs (Oh, My) August 15, 2013 at 5:08 pm

    Oh my goodness, girl. *runs out door to buy arrowroot biscuits and marshmallow fluff*

  • Reply Zarah August 17, 2013 at 1:09 pm

    OHH I love the photography Swah! xx

  • Reply Liz @ I Spy Plum Pie August 20, 2013 at 9:31 am

    Recipes like these make me very sad we don’t have a microwave at home. Maybe it’s time we replace ours (it exploded about a year ago and we’ve been too lazy to buy a new one!)

    • Reply Swah August 23, 2013 at 10:26 am

      I definitely think you must buy a new microwave purely for microwave mug cakes! :)

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