- 30 red, yellow and orange hard candies
- 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/3 cup cocoa powder
- 3/4 cup butter, softened at room temperature
- 2 large eggs
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 3/4 cup sour cream, room temperature
- Preheat the oven to 375 degrees, and line a baking sheet with a silicone baking mat.
- Place red, yellow and orange candies each in a separate plastic bag.
- Crush each candy bag into small pieces.
- Assemble small piles of the candies to resemble flames, and place in the oven for 3 to 4 minutes until the candy melts.
- Using a toothpick and working quickly, pull the candies upwards to resemble flames. Set aside to cool.
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
- Line two 6-inch cake pans with baking spray and parchment paper.
- In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cocoa.
- Using a hand mixer, blend the butter, eggs and vanilla into the dry mix. Fold in the sour cream.
- Pour the batter into the pans and bake for 25 to 30 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean. Set aside to cool completely.
- Cut each of the chocolate cakes in half lengthwise, removing the domed tops.
- Place one layer on a cake stand or platter and pipe a border of chocolate ganache around the outside edge of the cake.
- Place 1/2 cup of marshmallow fluff on the inside and sprinkle with 1/4 cup graham cracker crumbs. Repeat this until all cake layers are used.
- Cover the cake completely with one cup of ganache and begin to build the fire pit of candy bars.
- Stack Kit Kats around the sides of the cake with the cut side out.
- Top the layer of bars with ganache, and repeat until the top of the cake is reached.
- Fill the center of the pit with Pirouettes and melted candies to create a fire scene.
- Skewer marshmallows and place around the top of the cake. Cake will keep up to 4 days covered.