Hot chocolate bombs are a fun trend that is also delicious! They are simpler to make than you think. You can also buy some great hot chocolate bombs if you don’t want to make your own.
Hot chocolate has been one of my favorite beverages since I was a kid. It’s a big cup of warmth and comfort. And while as a kid a cup of Swiss Miss with mini marshmallows was the height of deliciousness, now as an adult I’ve found so many more exciting hot chocolate options.
Recently a new fun option for hot chocolate has become all the rage, hot chocolate bombs. What are hot chocolate bombs? They are balls of chocolate filled with hot chocolate mix that you drop into a glass of hot milk.
There are now so many great flavors and styles of hot chocolate bombs that you can make yourself or you can even buy hot chocolate bombs. They make fun gifts and don’t need to be limited to Christmas. Hot chocolate is good all year long.
How to Make Hot Chocolate Bombs
While there are many different hot chocolate bomb recipes they all are made in very similar ways, just with some ingredients changed for different fun flavors. Here are the basic instructions for making hot chocolate bombs.
- Melt chocolate.
- Coat silicone semi-sphere molds with melted chocolate.
- Put molds in the freezer so the chocolate hardens.
- Fill molds with hot chocolate mix and other ingredients like marshmallows.
- Put the molds together to form balls.
Some hot chocolate bombs are topped with fun things or use unique ingredients to change up the experience. The best part is they really are easier than they look.
The Best Hot Chocolate Mix
When it comes to the hot chocolate mix you use in your hot chocolate bombs you can’t find one much better than my homemade hot chocolate mix.
It’s really easy to mix up and so delicious! You can make some to have on its own and some to put in your hot chocolate bombs. Just don’t forget the marshmallows.
Hot Chocolate Bomb Molds
Early on in this trend finding the molds you need for hot chocolate bombs was a little tough. Now it’s easier to find hot chocolate bomb molds. Most use spheres but you may need other silicone molds depending on the recipe you are using.
Amazon is a great place to look for hot chocolate bomb molds and other silicone molds.
How to Use a Hot Chocolate Bomb
Once you have your hot chocolate bombs made you’ll want to know how to make them into hot chocolate. While the recipes can vary for most you simply heat up about 6-8 ounces of milk and drop the ball into your glass. Once it all melts give it a quick stir and enjoy.
Where to Buy Hot Chocolate Bombs
Do these recipes look delicious but you don’t want to have to buy the supplies or make them yourself? Thankfully you can buy hot chocolate bombs premade as well.
Local candy and gift shops often carry hot chocolate bombs now or you can find them online. Even Amazon is now carrying a good selection of the hot chocolate treats.