Chocolate.  What do you make for a group of coworkers that all love chocolate, and it’s snack day?

mini earthquake bites-yum

One of my sister in law’s favorite dessert to make many years ago was an earthquake cake.  Ever had it?  It’s quite easy to make and was always a huge hit when she or I made it for large gatherings.  Came home after work, wanted to make something everyone would enjoy but easy enough to whip out in no time.  I thought of earthquake cake when I saw the pantry shelf had  boxed cake mixes & mini mallows.

mini earthquake bites-trays

Two bowls later that contained cake batter in one and brownie batter in the other, a warm oven and mini tin in hand–away we went…to make mini earthquake bites!

mini earthquake bites-basket

Needed for choco induced coma~

  • 1 box choco fudge cake mix (+ ingredients per box)
  • 1 box brownie mix (+ ingredients per box)
  • mini marshmallows
  • heath toffee bits

The Steps~

  1. Prepare chocolate fudge cake mix batter as per instructions on box & set aside.
  2. Prepare brownie batter as per box instructions & set aside.
  3. Grease mini muffin tin & fill each 1/2 full with cake batter, push a mini marshmallow into each center and top with a dollop of brownie mix.
  4. Sprinkle toffee bits on top , bake in 350 º for 8-9 minutes.  Remove from oven, allow to sit for 2-3 minutes before removing to cooling rack.  (Makes about 70 mini bites)

mini earthquake bites-baked

A chewy center with a crunchy top & edges.

mini earthquake bites

A whole lot of chocolate!mini earthquake bites-coco


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