Every once in a blue moon, I develop the crave and appetite for a tall, heavy, layered American cake. I think the real crave is in the assembly of one. My hands itch to stack and layer on cream or ganache between each cake and I must say, I enjoy crumb coating and coating a layered cake. It's extremely therapeutic for me since this isn't my style of dessert so doing it occasionally provides me with a great sense of calm and fun.
This is my take on a S'mores Cake. I love digestives and the idea of torched to hell and back marshmallows between each layer of cake and drizzled with a dark chocolate fudge sauce was too good to resist in my head that I just had to materialize it. I'm not even a big fan of layered cakes as such but this was too good! It was moist, soft, the slight hints of saltiness in the digestive cream, bitterness of the chocolate fudge and the soft and slightly chewy charred marshmallows in between just came together and married beautifully.Read More