Hot chocolate bombs are easy to make, taste so delicious and look beautiful. Homemade hot chocolate bombs are perfect for a chocolatey treat and we are going to share the BEST hot chocolate bomb recipe with you below.
But first, here are some questions about hot chocolate bombs that people are asking which we can answer!
Hot chocolate bombs are delicious chocolate spheres that you add to a mug of hot milk. The heat slowly breaks the chocolate bomb so it melts and mixes with the hot milk into an easy hot chocolate drink.
Yes you can freeze hot chocolate bombs. Frozen hot chocolate bombs that work best are truffle-style hot chocolate bombs that you make from scratch (recipe below) because they are solid and won't break like hot chocolate bombs you make with molds.
There are many hot chocolate bombs available on Amazon, however; if you want to have many hot chocolate bombs ready for company coming, we suggest making them from scratch using our recipe below. If you want to purchase hot chocolate bombs from Amazon as gift ideas, we will leave a link below to the best hot chocolate bombs on Amazon.
If you are making our recipe below for DIY hot chocolate bombs, there is no mold required! If you are looking to make hot chocolate bombs by painting melted chocolate into a mold, we will leave the link below for those. We found some really great, high quality hot chocolate bomb molds on Amazon that work perfectly.
If you are making your own melted hot chocolate bombs, we recommend this BPA-free, silicone mold made for hot chocolate bomb making from Amazon:
Hot Chocolate Bomb Silicone Mold
Hot chocolate bombs are also great if you want to make them ahead of time so you are prepared for that unexpected company drops in. It's so nice when you have treats in the freezer, ready for whoever comes in the door?
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Hot chocolate bombs are quite easy to make and are so delicious and chocolaty.
Here are some reasons hot chocolate bombs are the best:
Hot chocolate bombs are truffle-like chocolate treats that are made ahead of time, can be kept in the fridge or freezer and then are brought out when wanted to add to hot milk or a milk substitute to make instant hot chocolate. Hot chocolate bombs are great to have on hand to make quick hot chocolate drinks and more can be added to a cup to increase the amount of chocolate in a cup of hot chocolate.
Hot chocolate bombs are easy to make, are great to make ahead of time and also make the best gifts to give to someone. Here is how to make hot chocolate bombs.
*This makes approximately 12-20 hot chocolate bombs, depending on their size (and how often you "taste test" them) wink wink...
What can you roll hot chocolate bombs in?
Flavor your hot chocolate bombs any way you would like to! You can add 1 tsp of of extract during the melting chocolate step (#2). Some examples of flavored hot chocolate bombs include:
When serving hot chocolate bombs, you can garnish chocolate appropriately as well. For example, maybe you want to roll the mint ones in green finishing sugar or crushed candy canes and serve on a plate with a mint leaf! Or roll the coconut ones in shredded coconut. The hot chocolate bomb serving ideas can be endless here!
These hot chocolate bombs also make fantastic homemade gifts. I know for myself, I am filling some glass jars with hot chocolate bombs and our own homemade marshmallows (another one of our recipes) and I will tie a pretty ribbon top for all the teachers at my daughter's school, as well as the people who work in my husband's office.
Homemade gifts are always so special to give and receive, and are great when you are on a budget! Plus, these hot chocolate bombs are just gorgeous.
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The ORIGINAL, BEST hot chocolate bomb recipe that makes creamy, delicious hot chocolate.
2 3/4 cup milk chocolate chips
1 cup of whipping cream
1 tbsp. white sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
cocoa powder, icing sugar, cinnamon, crushed candy canes, sprinkles, shredded coconut...
In a pot add all of the hot chocolate bomb ingredients (except for the finishing ingredients).
Put pot on low heat on the stove and stir slowly until melted and combined.
Set pot aside, let it cool and place in fridge 2-3 hours.
Scoop chocolate out with a cookie scoop or spoon and roll hot chocolate mixture into balls with your hands. (Slightly wet hands help)
Roll hot chocolate bombs in finishing ingredients depending on the look or flavor you are going for.
Keep them in a container in the fridge. When ready to serve, take them out and add to hot milk, and stir.
Place made hot chocolate bombs onto a parchment paper lined baking sheet so they are spaced apart, and put into the freezer.
Once hot chocolate bombs are frozen (a few hours later), take them off the baking sheet and transfer to Ziplock freezer bags.
To make flavored hot chocolate bombs, add 2-3 drops of flavor extract during the chocolate melting process. Ideas of flavors to add to your hot chocolate bombs:
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