Betty Crocker Warm Delights are individual-sized cakes, cookies and brownies that you prepare at home in your microwave. The bowls come with a small package of cake mixture, to which you add water. Then you put it in the microwave for about a minute, and top it with ready-made fudge from a packet included in the kit. You have a warm dessert in 2 or 3 minutes. Really, it couldn’t be simpler or faster.
These warm delights bowls taste much, much better than they have any right to. Indeed, they taste just as good – it not better – than most similar desserts you can get at a restaurant or even make yourself. Because you make the cake right before you eat it, it’s moist and airy. The fudge adds intensiveness and sweetness. They are even better with vanilla ice cream on top. Of course, I’m sure they are terribly bad for you and I don’t even want to look at the ingredients, but as a quick dessert to hit your sweet tooth they can’t be beat.
Warm Delights came in two sizes, a regular bowl (pictured) and “minis”, bowls about half the size. A mini is definitely large enough as a dessert. They retail for about $2 (for either a large bowl or two minis), but I get them at Grocery Outlet (when available) for 50-cents each.