But not one to rest on my laurels I thought would try to out-do myself in the mess stakes and create a bit of a recipe containing something gooey and messy.
When I think gooey and messy, I think caramel!!! Ohh yeah!!!
Mars Bar Brownies
1 tbsp vegetable oil
1 cup self raising flour
1/4 cup cocoa
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 cup caster sugar
3 Mars Bars
Melt margarine in a saucepan over a low heat
Add 2 chopped up Mars Bars to the margarine and stir through until completely melted
Combine the Mars Bar mix with your dry mix and stir
Add egg and oil (the batter will resemble a cookie dough)
Press in to a brownie tin and cover with chopped up remaining Mars Bar
Cook at 180C for 20-25 minutes (if you overcook them, they're more like gooey centred biscuits - which is still awesome)
As always, the clean up is rather less fun than the eating, especially with molten Mars Bars in my saucepan. But since I only ever buy things that are dishwasher safe, it wasn't so hard after all.
But it still doesn't beat the exploded mug cake. Exploding with awesome (aka Nutella).
If you think you've got a messy meal it could nab you $25,000 and the chance to be in the next Quantum Finish TV ad. Go to messymeals.com.au and upload your messy meal photo. Entries close this Saturday, 22nd October so you better get to it!
*I was not paid for this post however I did receive some vouchers to buy my Mars Bars with in order to create the messy meal!