Attention chocolate lovers! Warm a mug of milk because we have a list of the BEST Hot Chocolate Bombs Recipes. Hot Cocoa Bomb ideas for every occasion with all the goodies including caramel, peanut butter, coffee, marshmallows, sprinkles, adult beverages and more!
Hot Chocolate Bombs Recipes
If you haven’t heard of a hot chocolate bomb, you might be living under a rock. If anything graced us in 2020, it was the surge of Tik Tok and gift of Hot Chocolate Bombs. The viral Tik Tok Hot Chocolate Bombs food trend began to take over the world and now they are all the rage and they have created the best seasonal gifts.
What are Hot Chocolate Bombs?
Hot Chocolate Bombs are hollow chocolate spheres. The hallow space if fill with cocoa powder and hot chocolate add-ins like marshmallows. Chocolate spheres are placed in a mug and hot milk is poured over the chocolate sphere creating the bomb effect where the chocolate melts, bursts open and all the goodies come out and float to the top. It’s a fun way to make hot chocolate with all the goodies including caramel, peanut butter, coffee, marshmallows, sprinkles, adult beverages and more.
What Size Mold for Hot Chocolate Bombs
When determining the size mold for your Hot Chocolate Bombs, you need to measure the cups you will be using. To be safe, you want to keep your silicon mold between 2 and 2.5 inches in diameter. You can go smaller or larger, but too small limits the goodies you can put inside and too large means the cocoa bomb will not fit in your mug. The average 6 cavity Hot Cocoa Mold is about 2 inches.
How to Make Hot Chocolate Bombs without Mold
While Silicon Hot Chocolate Bombs Molds are the best for creating Hot Chocolate Bombs, it is possible to make a hot chocolate bomb without a mold.
To make Hot Chocolate Bombs with Ice Balls, follow these directions.
- Pour 1/4 water in a small glass bowl (like these.)
- Repeat this process for 2 to 4 glass bowls.
- Put a metal spoon in the 1/4 bowl of water.
- Put your glass bowls in the freezer for 5 hours (or until they freeze.)
- After your water is frozen, melt chocolate in a bowl following package directions.
- Hold on to your spoon and gently wiggle your frozen ice from the bowl and dip into your chocolate for about ten second.
- Lay your ice covered in chocolate on a plate for 2 – 3 minutes to harden.
- Follow these step for all of your ice spoons.
- After the chocolate has hardened, wiggle your chocolate off the ice creating the first half of your Hot Cocoa Bomb.
- Follow this step for all ice spoons.
Yield: one chocolate bomb for every 2 spoons.
Tip: Once your have taken your chocolate off ice, you can continue to dip your ice in chocolate making new molds until your ice begins to melt and loose shape.
Where to Buy Hot Chocolate Bombs with Marshmallows
If you do not have a Hot Cocoa Bomb Mold and you find the hot cocoa bomb without a mold tutorial quite challenge, there are places you can buy hot chocolate bombs with Mashmallows.
More Dessert Recipes
Before you begin, take a look at these other tasty dessert ideas!
… now let’s begin. Hopefully you can find a favorite Hot Chocolate Bombs Recipe or two.
Hot Cocoa Bombs Recipes
Hot Chocolate Bombs with Marshmallows
These adorable Hot Chocolate Bombs with Marshmallows will transform the way you make hot cocoa for your family. Plus, they look like Mickey Mouse – perfect for serving during a Disney movie night!
Starbucks Chocolate Bomb
No drink is complete without having a touch of Starbucks inspiration, like our Starbucks Chocolate Bomb.
Mocha Coffee Bomb
Coffee + Chocolate = Mocha Coffee Bombs. Mixing chocolate and espresso, these mocha coffee bombs hit the sweet spot and give you the pick me up.
Easter Hot Chocolate Bombs
Ready for the Easter bunny to visit. Stay warm before the big hunt with these Easter Hot Chocolate Bombs. The perfect spring recipes for little kids.
Conversation Hearts Valentine Hot Chocolate Bombs
We have yet to see an amazing two toned Hot Chocolate Bomb, but it looks no harder than making them the other way. These kid friendly hot cocoa bombs are a cute way to tell you valentine you love theme.
Conversation Heart Hot Cocoa Bombs from Simplistically Living.
Lucky Charms Cereal Hot Chocolate Bombs
Using everyone’s favorite leprechaun, these Lucky Charms bombs are just magically delicious! How fun would these Cereal Hot Chocolate Bombs be on St. Patrick’s Day?
Lucky Charms Hot Chocolate Bombs Recipe from Hugs and Cookies XOXO.
Snowman Hot Chocolate Bombs
If all the snowflakes were candy bars and milkshakes, they might make this Snowman Hot Cocoa bomb. Such a cute and simplistic design turn into amazing hot chocolate bombs with marshmallows. Pair with these Melting Snowman Cookies.
Snowman Hot Chocolate Bombs Recipe from Glue Sticks Blog.
Frozen Hot Cocoa Bombs Recipe
Let it go! It’s best to drop these Frozen Themed Hot Chocolate Bombs in a cup of hot milk for a glittery, frozen effect!
Frozen Hot Cocoa Bombs Recipe from My Heavenly Recipes.
Peppermint Hot Chocolate Bombs
These festive little chocolate truffles are just waiting to be dropped in a mug of hot milk to create creamy and delicious peppermint mocha hot chocolate! Best of all, these are hot chocolate bombs without a mold.
Peppermint Hot Chocolate Truffle Bombs from Stress Baking.
Reese’s Hot Chocolate Bombs with Peanut Butter
A fun twist on a DIY Hot Chocolate Bomb, these Reese’s Pieces Hot Cocoa Bombs create a rich peanut butter hot chocolate when melted into a warm mug of milk.
Hot Chocolate Bombs with Peanut Butter Recipe from Sugar Spice & Glitter.
Almond Joy Hot Chocolate Bombs
We love a good Almond Joy Recipe so these Hot Cocoa Bombs do not disappoint. With just 5 simple ingredients needed, they’re fast and easy to make.
Almond Joy Hot Chocolate Bombs with Marshmallows Recipe from Babaganosh.
Galaxy Hot Chocolate Bombs
Hosting an Outer Space Birthday Party, consider making these goodies. Galaxy Hot Chocolate Bombs feature sprinkle silver stars and swirls of chocolate goodness.
Galaxy Bombs Recipe from Keeper of the Cheerios.
Grinch Hot Cocoa Bombs for Christmas
Return the Grinch’s heart with these Christmas Grinch Hot Chocolate Bombs. Perfect the perfect yellow/green chocolate and add a small red candy heart. Dip in hot milk for a heart felt explosion!
Grinch Hot Cocoa Bombs for Christmas from Simplistically Living.
Salted Caramel Hot Cocoa Bombs
Salt and caramel are so a wonderful combination. These salted caramel hot cocoa bombs are just like the rest but with a touch of sprinkles, coarse salt, caramel candies and caramel sauce.
Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate Bombs Recipe from Venture 1105.
Rudolph Hot Chocolate Bombs
This fun winter and Christmas chocolate bomb is the bomb. What child would not love this Rudolph Hot Chocolate Bomb for kids. just add candy eyes, pretzels and a cute red candy nose.
Rudolph Hot Chocolate Bombs Recipe for Christmas from Hello Yummy.
Hot Chocolate Bombs for Adults
We just shared a hot cocoa bomb for kids, how about a Hot Chocolate Bomb for Adults. Just add your favorite adult beverage. Looks like a nice adult warm beverage for sitting beside the fireplace.
Boozy Hot Cocoa Bombs Recipe for Adults form From Michigan to the Table.
Want a taste of chocolate and marshmallow goodness other places. Take a look at these traditional and unique S’mores Recipes that will change your life! Pin to Pinterest.
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