Recipes Martha Stewart’s s’mores mini cakes

Recipes Martha Stewart’s s’mores mini cakes

Recipes Martha Stewart’s s’mores mini cakes

Recipes Martha Stewart’s s’mores mini cakes Martha Stewart transforms this American camping favorite into a mini marshmallow dessert. Martha Stewart’s s’mores mini cakes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup plain flour
  • 2/3 cup wheatgerm
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 150g unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 8 large marshmallows
  • 8 mini marshmallows

Glaze

  • 170g dark or milk chocolate, chopped
  • 150ml thickened cream
  • 1 tablespoon liquid glucose (see note)

Method

  • Step 1 Preheat oven to 180�C/160�C fan-forced. Grease a 23cm square cake pan. Line with baking paper, allowing a 5cm overhang.
  • Step 2 Whisk flour, wheatgerm, baking powder, cinnamon and salt in a medium bowl. Using an electric mixer, beat butter, sugar and honey on medium-high speed until light and fluffy. Reduce speed to medium. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Add flour mixture. Beat until just combined.
  • Step 3

    Spread batter evenly into prepared pan. Smooth top. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown and a dessert tester inserted in centre comes out with some moist crumbs attached. Cool in pan for 15 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

  • Step 4 Using a 5. 5cm round cutter, cut 8 rounds from cake. Using a 2cm round cutter, cut 8 rounds from remaining cake. Transfer to baking tray lined with baking paper.
  • Step 5 Make Glaze: Put chocolate in a small bowl. Heat cream and liquid glucose in a small pan over medium-high heat until just simmering. Pour over chocolate. Stir until chocolate has melted. Cool for 20 to 25 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Step 6

    Spoon a dollop of glaze over each cake and the large marshmallows, spreading so it runs down sides (see notes). Stack 1 large cake, 1 large marshmallow, 1 small cake, and 1 mini marshmallow together on a plate. Repeat to make 8 cakes. Decorate with candles, if desired.