(Closed) Brides, I am having a dilemma with my smores bar, help!

posted 9 years ago in Food
Post # 3
585 posts
Busy bee

Can you have crock pots or electric fondue pots? You could plug one or more of those in with melted chocolate. Provide marshmallows and graham cracker crumbs, and let guests dip the marshmallows in chocolate and then crackers. I know it doesn’t melt the marshmallows, but that’s about all I can think of at the moment.

Oh, and chocolate fountains would work for melting the choclate too. ๐Ÿ™‚

Post # 4
1361 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

Can you use marshmallow fluff instead of marshmallows?  Not as tasty, perhaps, but might be your only option, unless you want them pre-made and re-heated.

Post # 6
1271 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

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@frogprincess:  That is a great idea!!

Post # 7
9538 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2013

I love the marshmallow dipped in chocalte then rolled graham crackers! And, by the way, I’ve used those indoor little electric things and they kinda suck. You don’t get a good toast and it takes forever and they’re messy.

Post # 8
47413 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

Rent a couple of commercial electric grills.

Post # 10
11 posts
  • Wedding: May 2013

Great ideas! I may just do the pre-made ones.

Post # 11
50 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

I don’t know if it would still count as an open flame, but here’s an idea: take clay/terracotta pots and line them with aluminum foil. Put hot charcoal in them. There shouldn’t technically be a flame, so maybe it will pass as acceptable? FWIW, we’re doing the s’mores on a stick idea- but instead of using chocolate chips, we’ll be using either baker’s chocolate, or those wilton’s melting chocolate (so we can have different colors). We’re also think about doing different flavors-melting in white choc/rolling in coconut, milk choc/roll in nuts and shortbread cookie crumbles, etc. Good luck!

Post # 12
118 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

My original plan was to have a smores bar too! But like you, my venue says no open flames (since we’ll be on a mountain) so I gave in and changed to a cookie bar! I hope you find a great solution–I’m sure it’s out there!!

Post # 13
1252 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

So I assume you have asked your venue this already, but my venue had a no open flame policy and when I inquired further I learned that was directed toward candles and did not apply to Sterno.  Since most caterers use Sterno for buffets it is typically allowed, just wanted to throw that out there in case it helps.

Post # 14
1304 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

I love the idea of a fondue-or other “melted chocolate” idea! Maybe you can have different things to dip the mallows in after, like grahm crackers, sprinkles, coconut etc. Sounds fun!!

Post # 14
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JenGirl:  Fabulous idea!!!  I will probably go this route since our venue is flame free.

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