S’mores Brownie Torte

S’mores Brownie Torte

It is funny how memory works and how we will develop our taste for food.

If summer had a taste, it would definitely be S’mores! And I made my version of a fudgy Chocolate Brownie Torte S’mores for you!
It has all the campfire memories that you love, the gooey marshmallows, the melted chocolate, the sweet and salty graham cracker, but you will get the upgraded, grownup dessert version!

 I never had a S’mores growing up! Never! It’s not a thing we do in Brazil, it’s not a treat I grew up with, but my daughter did! And for her, S’mores means summer! 

She craves it, she has wonderful memories of making S’mores with her friends and when I told her that I never had one, she bought all the “pieces” and made one for me. 
It was winter and we used our fireplace. And I will never forget it! 

I might not have the campfire memories from summer nights, but I will always cherish that moment when we were sharing my daughter’s tradition. What makes Canada home to her. 

Now that I have my memories of S’mores, too, I can share my version of S’mores with you.

Here is a very easy way to dress up your Brownie Torte and give them a taste of summer that will bring the campfire to you! 

1- I used Marshmallow Fluff, because I find the taste much superior than the regular marshmallows. 

2- Silky Chocolate Sauce. This will take your Torte to another level (and it’s a great recipe to have handy in your freezer for emergencies 😉) 

3- Graham Cracker Crumble Topping. Don’t settle for plain graham cracker crumbs! Go a step further, and make a proper crumble that will give another dimension to your dessert! 

4- the Brownie Torte! I used the classic chocolate fudge, of course! I didn’t want to go far from the original taste of S’mores, but you can use any flavour that you fancy.

Ingredients:

1 Chocolate fudge Brownie Torte

1 jar Marshmallow Fluff

1 recipe Silky Chocolate Sauce

1 recipe Graham Cracker Crumble topping 

 

 Let's make it!

First, the Chocolate sauce. This is my version of a ganache, and it has a bit of condensed milk added. Why you ask?

It adds flavour and gives the ganache an extra fudgy texture that will make you want to eat it by the spoon!

Silky Chocolate Sauce

  • 1 1/2 cups Heavy Whipping Cream 35%
  • 2 cups dark chocolate (I use 56% Callebaut or higher, but not more than 70%)
  • 3 TBSP condensed milk
  • 2 TBSP butter
  1. Place Chocolate in a heat proof bowl.
  2. Bring the heavy cream to a gentle boil, stirring occasionally. As soon as it starts to boil remove from heat and pour over chocolate, making sure all chocolate is covered. DO NOT STIR. Let it stand for one minute.
  3. Add butter. Using a wire whisk, gently stir until fully incorporated.
  4. Stir the condensed milk in.

 

Graham Cracker Crumble Topping

  • 200g all purpose flour 
  • 100g graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 50g dark brown sugar (or light, if you prefer)
  • 100g sugar
  • 125g melted unsalted butter 
  1. Preheat oven to 350F
  2. Mix all dry ingredients in a bowl.
  3. Add butter. Use a spatula, or your fingers to fully mix them. The mix should holds it shape when squeezed tightly. If it doesn't, and another 1- 11/2 tablespoon of melted butter and mix it in.
  4. This recipe will make more than you need! Only bake the quantity you want (you will want to snack on it, trust me) and firmly wrap the rest and freeze for up to 3 months.
  5. Bake for 15 - 20 minutes until golden brown.
  6. Let it cool completely before using. Do not snack on it! 

Assembling your S'mores:

There is no right or wrong here. Just have fun and assemble as you wish

I started with a layer of chocolate sauce + marshmallow fluff + more chocolate sauce + graham crumble topping. 

Enjoy!!!

 xx

Carolina