How to make homemade hot chocolate bombs melt the chocolate in a small microwave safe bowl melt 2 cups of chopped chocolate or chocolate chips in 15 second increments stirring in between it s important not to overheat the chocolate. I popped marshmallows and fudge cubes in one half and then dipped the other half in the remaining chocolate heated in the microwave again to melt it.
Fill one of the candy cups with hot chocolate mix top with 8 10 dried mini marshmallows and sprinkles.
How to make hot chocolate bombs instructions. Set in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes or until the chocolate is firm. Working quickly using the back of a spoon coat the entire mold with chocolate making sure there are no gaps. Heat 1 cup milk for each hot chocolate bomb gently on the stovetop or in the microwave for about 2 minutes until very hot almost to a boil.
I simply popped mine in a mug and poured over hot milk. If you re looking for easy diy gifts for friends family neighbors teachers co workers or anyone close to you this makes a fabulous gift. Grab your favorite mug and arrange a hot chocolate bomb along the bottom.
Roll each hot chocolate bomb in a bowl of sprinkles to cover the seal then drop into a hot cup of milk and enjoy. Cover the hot chocolate filled halves with an empty semi melted half to seal the chocolate globe. Tips for making the best hot cocoa bombs.
Once hardened you can start to use them. Pour a small amount of chocolate into each round silicone mold. Pick out a mug that can hold at least 8 fl oz 240 ml of fluid.
You can also use the doubled boiler method which is even better but requires more work. Place a hot chocolate bomb in an empty mug. Place the remaining tempered chocolate in a small piping bag and pipe a ring around each filled semi sphere.
Run a plate under hot water until it s warm to the touch and gently place the open edges of the remaining empty semi spheres overtop until they begin to melt slightly. Pour the hot milk into a large mug and gently add the bomb for the most dramatic explosion. Using the melting instructions on your chocolate begin by melting the chocolate in a microwave safe bowl.
Fill your mold three fourths full with your hot cocoa mix and optional add ins. Dip the edges of an empty candy cup into the melted candy then attach to the cup filled with hot chocolate mix. Make a giant hot chocolate bomb watch it explode and then snuggle up on the couch with your loved ones while drinking your jumbo hot chocolate bomb.
Use a spoon to dollop the melted chocolate into your molds smoothing it around the edges until everything is covered. How to make a hot chocolate bomb. Top with a second sphere and press together to create a seal.
Serve the chocolate bombs. 2 round molds equal 1 bomb. Pour the remaining chocolate over top to seal the back of the bombs.
I then sandwiched the two halves together to form the bomb. Melt the candy melts from your bowl again for 30 seconds in the microwave until soft. I then left the chocolate to harden again.