Smores Jar

Ingredients:

For Crust:

  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 stick butter
  • Pinch of salt

For Cake:

  • 1 1/8 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup dark cocoa powder
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup + 1 tablespoon heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream

For Topping:

  • 1 bag of large marshmallows

Instructions:

For Crust:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Melt butter and mix in graham crumbs and salt. Mix until moistened.
  3. Spray 4 mason jars with non-stick spray and press graham crust into jars.
  4. Add a tablespoon to each, and repeating until graham crumbs were gone.

For Cake:

  1. In a bowl, whisk egg and sugar until smooth and no lumps remain. Add milk, cream, butter and vanilla, and mix until combined. Stir in sour cream.
  2. Sift dry ingredients together and add to wet mixture. Mix until batter is smooth.
  3. Using a 1/4 cup measure, add batter to mason jars one scoop at a time (fill half-way up).
  4. Place mason jars in a baking dish and add about 1 1/2 cups of water to the bottom. Bake for 30 minutes, or until cake is set.

For Topping:

  1. Remove cake from the oven and press large marshmallows down on top (about 4-5 each).
  2. Heat the broiler on your oven and brown marshmallows for about 1-2 minutes, or until golden brown.

Source: http://www.howsweeteats.com/2011/04/smores-cake-in-a-jar/

 

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