I developed this recipe tonight when I set out to make a dessert that was extremely easy and delicious. My goal was to re-create the molten marshmallow lava cake that I had at Diamond Jim Brady's with my friend Maria. However, most recipes for marshmallow cakes I looked up required a lot of ingredients and careful technique. I wanted to accomplish this with simple ingredients that most people could whip together quickly for a movie night with friends.
Now, before I unveil this incredibly short ingredients list, I want to warn you. This recipe is both delectably tasty and dangerously simple....
For this recipe, you will need:
One box of brownie mix
One bag of marshmallows
12 baking cups
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F.
Follow the recipe on the brownie mix box of your choice (though I recommend selecting one with the word "fudge" in the title). Make sure to go according to the directions for fudgey brownies, not cake-like brownies. Mine dictated to use one egg, 1/3 cup oil, and 1/3 cup water. Add an extra tablespoon of water to the batter and mix the ingredients well.
Next, line a muffin tray with baking cups and place one marshmallow in each cup.
Before you start this recipe, be sure you have some baking cups to use! Much thanks to my friend Maria who was quick to lend me some when I realized I didn't have any! (oops!)