Martha Stewart's Grown-up Twist On S'Mores Is Amazing — & No Campfire Required

Campfire s’mores are a summer dessert staple — not to mention a childhood fave and a nostalgic nosh if we ever had one. But when you don’t have a campfire, or even a backyard fire pit? Getting that crisp-sticky-sweet-gooey-slightly-burnt dessert isn’t easy. Still, you can get that “campfire classic” taste without the actual campfire — and in a much more elegant to eat format, thanks to Martha Stewart. The celebrity chef posted her summer-ready S’mores Chocolate Mousse recipe on Instagram and wow… talk about a decadent treat to end your weekend.

“Martha transforms the nostalgic combination of chocolate, marshmallows, and graham crackers from campfire classic to the most sophisticated individual desserts, just right for your summer gatherings. These “s’mousses” have a milk chocolate crumb crust made with graham crackers and a rich semisweet chocolate mousse filling. The “marshmallow” in this decadent take on s’mores is a lofty meringue topping. Get the recipe at the link in our bio,” she captioned the delicious-looking photo. You can get the full recipe here.

The towering treat has three main components — the crust, the mousse, and the meringue topping — and we’re not even going to pretend it’s as easy to pull together as slapping some chocolate and a roasted marshmallow between two graham cracker squares. I mean, did you see the word meringue above? Luckily, Martha’s recipe page includes a video, so you can follow along, starting with the toasted graham cracker-chocolate crust, moving on to the mousse, and finishing with the Swiss meringue, which gets a final flourish thanks to a light touch with a kitchen torch.

So no, this is not some easy whip-it-up-in-no-time, no-bake dessert — this is a weekend baking project. But wow, it looks worth it!

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