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Almost 100 years old, s’mores are a ’round-the-campfire summertime favorite, made with a graham cracker-encased roasted marshmallow and slab of milk chocolate. But, heck, throw tradition into the fire pit! S’mores alternatives are popping up all over.
The moist chocolate cake in this cupcake is topped with vanilla buttercream, graham cracker crumbs, chocolate ganache, and a torched marshmallow meringue. Mini $1.75, regular $3.25 Sweet and Saucy Shop, Newport Coast, sweetandsaucyshop.com