S’mores Coffee Cake

S’mores Coffee Cake

S’mores? As a cake? Heck Yeah!!! 

The s’more is undoubtedly one of the most popular campfires treats history has ever known. It’s sweet, chocolate-y, gooey, and will just instantly remind you of all the good things in the world. And since summer is just around the corner, we thought, why not help you find a new way of enjoying this classic treat? Enter the S’mores Coffee Cake. 

This luscious cake boasts the perfect combination of flavor and nostalgia. And to help you make it, here’s a recipe that is super easy to follow. Just follow the steps below, and you will surely be able to enjoy this timeless treat with a twist!  

Ingredients: 

* for the batter 

  • 2 ½ cups of all-purpose flour 
  • 1 cup of granulated sugar 
  • 2/3 cup of buttermilk
  • ¼ cup of cocoa powder
  • 2 large eggs 
  • 2 egg yolks 
  • 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract 
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda 
  • ½ teaspoon of salt 
  • 1 ½ stick of butter, unsalted and cut into chunks 

*for the streusel 

  • 1 ½ cups of flour 
  • 2/3 cup of brown sugar 
  • 1/3 cup of granulated sugar 
  • 1/4 cup of mini marshmallow 
  • 1/4 cup of chocolate chips
  • 1 ½ teaspoon of cinnamon 
  • ¼ teaspoon of salt

Steps: 

  1. First, preheat your oven to 350 °F.
  2. Next, butter a loaf pan and set aside. 
  3. Get a large bowl and throw in your sugar, salt, flour, and baking soda. Mix them until you notice pea-sized crumbles forming. 
  4. Add your cocoa powder, vanilla extract, buttermilk, eggs, and yolks. Continue beating the mixture until it is smooth. 
  5. Now to make the streusel, you need to get a separate bowl and combine your butter, flour, chocolate chips, cinnamon, granulated sugar, and brown sugar. Mix them with your hands until the texture becomes crumbly.
  6. Get your loaf pan and pour in the batter. 
  7. Top it with your streusel mixture and bake it in the oven for 40 minutes. 
  8. Pull the cake out and sprinkle your mini marshmallows on top. You can also add more chocolate chips if you want.
  9. Bake for another 15 to 20 minutes. Make sure to check if it’s cooked by doing the toothpick method.  
  10. Once ready, remove the cake from the oven and let it cool completely. 

This S’mores Coffee Cake goes extremely well with coffee – hence the name. But if you’re not a huge fan of that, then you can go for other drinks such as hot choco, milk, or even fruit juice. So that’s it, we hope you give this wonderful recipe a try and please let us know how it went. Enjoy!