S’mores Dump Cake

S’mores Dump Cake – Gooey, chocolaty, and downright irresistible! This easy dessert will transport you back to those campfire nights with every delicious bite. Layers of toasted marshmallows, rich chocolate, and buttery graham crackers come together in one heavenly treat. Serve it warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or a drizzle of hot fudge sauce for an extra indulgence. Perfect for family gatherings, potlucks, or a cozy night in!

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Ultimate S’mores Cake Recipe

This S’mores Dump Cake is a dessert dream come true! All the flavors of ooey gooey smores in a cake! Layers of chocolate pudding, graham crackers, melted chocolate bars, chocolate cake, and toasted marshmallows. Every spoonful is like a heavenly bite of a perfectly crafted S’mores treat. It’s the ultimate comfort dessert that takes you back to fun-filled campfire nights, even in the comfort of your own home. Trust me, once you try this S’mores Dump Cake, you’ll be hooked.

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How to Make S’mores Dump Cake

This cake is effortless to make with only a few simple ingredients. In a medium bowl, un a hand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment and beat together milk and chocolate pudding until thickened. Pour pudding into the bottom of a 9×13-inch baking dish that has been sprayed with nonstick cooking spray. Top pudding with graham cracker sheets. Sprinkle chopped chocolate bars over the top of the graham crackers.

Sprinkle chocolate cake mix over the cake. Place pats of unsalted butter evenly over the top of the cake mix. Make sure to cover every bit of the cake mix in the pan. Bake in a preheated oven for 25 minutes. Remove the cake from the oven and stir any dry cake mix into the cake. Top the cake with marshmallows and more chopped chocolate bars. Bake until the marshmallows are toasted and golden brown. Garnish with graham cracker crumbs and more chocolate.

Helpful Tips & Frequently Asked Questions

  • Do not make the cake according to the package directions with eggs, oil, and water. You are only going to use the dry cake mix.
  • Can substitute chocolate chips for chocolate bars.
  • Variations/Additions:
    • Reese’s peanut butter cups
    • Hershey’s Cookies & Cream candy bars
    • Rolo’s
    • Hershey Kisses
    • use 2 jars of marshmallow fluff in place of marshmallows
    • add a splash of vanilla extract to the pudding
  • Use a kitchen torch to toast any marshmallows that didn’t reach the desired color.
  • Store leftover cake covered with plastic wrap in the refrigerator.
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How to Serve Smores Cake

This cake deserves a little extra love, so go ahead and top it off with a generous drizzle of hot fudge sauce or chocolate ganache and a sprinkle of crushed graham crackers for that extra crunch. You can even add a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream on the side for a dreamy, creamy twist. Trust me, these little touches take this cake to a whole new level of dessert heaven! Whether it’s a family gathering, a potluck, or just a cozy night in, this cake will steal the show and leave everyone begging for more. So grab your forks, dig in, and savor the magic of S’mores in every bite!

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S’mores Dump Cake

Yield: 10 people
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
S'mores Dump Cake – Gooey, chocolaty, and downright irresistible! This easy dessert will transport you back to those campfire nights with every delicious bite. Layers of toasted marshmallows, rich chocolate, and buttery graham crackers come together in one heavenly treat. Serve it warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or a drizzle of hot fudge sauce for an extra indulgence. Perfect for family gatherings, potlucks, or a cozy night in!

Ingredients:

  • 9 whole graham cracker sheets
  • cups whole milk
  • 1 (5.9-oz) box of instant chocolate pudding
  • 20 (0.45-oz) snack size Hershey chocolate bars, chopped
  • 1 box chocolate cake mix
  • ¾ cup butter
  • 1 (16-oz) bag large marshmallows

Instructions:

  • Preheat oven to 350ºF. Spray a 9×13-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  • In a medium bowl, use a hand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment to beat together milk and chocolate pudding until thickened.
  • Pour pudding into the bottom of a 9×13-inch baking dish that has been sprayed with nonstick cooking spray. Top pudding with graham cracker sheets. Sprinkle half of the chopped chocolate bars over the top of the graham crackers.
  • Sprinkle chocolate cake mix over the cake. Place pats of unsalted butter evenly over the top of the cake mix. Make sure to cover every bit of the cake mix in the pan.
  • Bake for 25 minutes. Remove the cake from the oven and stir any dry cake mix into the cake.
  • Top the cake with marshmallows and the remaining chopped chocolate bars. Bake for about 10 minutes or until the marshmallows are toasted and golden brown.

Notes:

  • Do not make the cake according to the package directions with eggs, oil, and water. You are only going to use the dry cake mix.
  • Can substitute chocolate chips for chocolate bars.
  • Variations/Additions:
    • Reese’s peanut butter cups
    • Hershey’s Cookies & Cream candy bars
    • Rolo’s
    • Hershey Kisses
  • Store leftover cake covered with plastic wrap in the refrigerator.

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