It’s National S’mores Day! And we’re happy to report, you can celebrate with the kids, even if you’re not around the campfire in the middle of the forest We’ve got what you need to track down deliciously creative versions of this ooey-gooey treat right here in the city. From s’mores donuts to a molten cake, here’s where to get your s’mores fix today.
When it comes to donuts as an art form, the folks at Zuri’s Donutz are master artists. Bite into their indulgent Trojan Smorez to taste your favorite campfire flavors (including a torched marshmallow) when your s’mores cravings hit. Wondering about its name? Well it’s totally gluten-free.
Hours: Thurs., 5-10 a.m., Fri.-Sun., 6 a.m.-2 p.m.
7600 196th St. S.W., #850
KJ’s Cakery Bakery Sweet Shop
There’s nothing low cal about the many sweets you’ll find at this south end bake shop. And there’s no limit to the creativity either. For a twist on the typical try a S’mores Thickums, a totally loaded cookie that’s soft on the inside and crisp on the outside. Or satisfy your sweet tooth with a S’mores Sammie—graham cracker buttercream sandwiched between two chocolate marshmallow cookies, rolled in graham cracker crust. Gotta love these kinds of touch choices.
Hours: Tues.-Sat., 11:20 a.m.-7 p.m.; Closed Sun. & Mon.
204 Central Ave. N., #101
New York Cupcakes
You may only be able to get this specialty cupcake on Saturdays, but trust us, it’s worth the wait. Baked with only homemade ingredients, New York Cupcakes’ Campfire S’mores includes a graham cracker crust, chocolate ganache-filled chocolate cake and a rim of marshmallow buttercream filled with toasted marshmallow meringue. We'll take two!
Hours: Mon.-Thurs., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
15600 N.E. 8th St.
If you like your s’mores served hot, you’re in luck! Hot Cakes’ S’mores molten cake is an individual chocolate cake topped with a roasted marshmallow. The ice cream and chocolate sauce are served on the side so your steaming hot cake doesn’t get soggy. Families can order this in gluten- and dairy-free options too, so everyone can enjoy.
Hours: Vary by location
5427 Ballard Ave. N.W.
1650 E. Olive Way
For a lighter take on the s’mores experience pick up a pack of Lady Yum’s S’mores macarons. Unlike most of Lady Yum macarons, the s’mores flavor contains gluten, but don’t let that stop you from biting into this flavorful cookie that’s just the right size. Our favorite part? The marshmallow hidden inside.
Locations in Seattle, Bellevue and Kirkland
Shug’s Soda Fountain & Ice Cream
The fact that they torch the homemade marshmallows after they put them on the top makes this ice cream sundae extra gooey. Celebrate National S’mores Day with Shug’s original S’more Sundae. It’s a hard-to-beat treat on a summer day. Our suggestion? Grab spoons to share!
Hours: Thurs.-Mon., 1-8 p.m.
Pike Place Market
1525 1st Ave.
For a s’mores treat that’s as homegrown as Macklemore himself, look no further than the Mackles’more from Hello Robin. Set atop a Graham Cracker, this gooey cookie features chunks of pure Theo Chocolate goodness and melty marshmallows. Order just the cookie or turn it into a sandwich that hugs your favorite Molly Moon ice cream flavor.
Hours: Vary by location
2570 N.E. University Village St.
522 19th Ave. E.
Put this cupcake shop on your to-visit list when you visit the island of West Seattle. The s’more cupcake is everything it should be. With a toasted marshmallow frosting piled high on top of the chocolate-y cake, it’s the perfect balance of your favorite summer campfire flavors.
Hours: Tues.-Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Closed Sun. & Mon.
9003 35th Ave. S.W.