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To Make Homemade Hot Chocolate Bombs 6 ounces semi-sweet* baking chocolate, chopped (or 1 cup chocolate chips) 6 TBSP hot cocoa mix 3 dozen mini marshmallows (about 3/8 cup or 6 TBSP) 3 ounces white* baking chocolate, (or ½ cup white chocolate chips) for topping (optional) To Make Into Hot Chocolate 1 homemade hot chocolate bomb 1 cup (ish) hot milk*

A Beginners Guide to Homemade Hot Chocolate Bombs

Yield

3 BALLS

prep time

20 MINUTES

total time

50 MINUTES

CHIL TIME

30 MINUTES

1. STOVETOP: Create a double boiler by setting a bowl over a pot of boiling water. Place 6 ounces chopped semi-sweet baking chocolate, (or 1 cup chocolate chips) into the top bowl. Stir often until chocolate is melted. MICROWAVE: Place chocolate in a microwave safe bowl. Heat the chips on high in 15 second intervals stopping between each interval to stir. Continue to heat until chocolate is melted.

To Make Homemade Hot Chocolate Bombs

2. Add a large spoonful of the melted chocolate into each of the 6 cavities in your silicone chocolate bomb mold. Smooth the chocolate up the sides of the mold with the back of a spoon making sure to completely coat the sides of each cavity.

To Make Homemade Hot Chocolate Bombs

3. Refrigerate or freeze for a few minutes to set.

To Make Homemade Hot Chocolate Bombs

4. Repeat the process with a second spoonful of melted chocolate into each of the chilled mold cavities. Return the mold to the refrigerator or freezer to set.

To Make Homemade Hot Chocolate Bombs

5. Remove the half rounds of set chocolate from the molds. Don't force them! They should come out pretty easily.

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6. Fill each of the three bottom half rounds with 2 tablespoons of hot cocoa mix and 12 mini marshmallows.

To Make Homemade Hot Chocolate Bombs

7. STOVETOP: Heat a plate over the pot of boiling water until warm enough to melt chocolate. MICROWAVE: Heat a microwave safe plate for a few seconds, until warm enough to melt chocolate.

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8. Working with one bomb at a time, press one of the top half rounds against the heated plate to slightly melt the rim. Place the empty half round over the filled bottom half round to seal. Repeat with the remaining two chocolate bombs.

To Make Homemade Hot Chocolate Bombs

9.If your seams look messy, warm a spoon (dipping it in the hot water or run it under a hot faucet) then run back of the spoon along the seam to melt the chocolate and seal the edge.

To Make Homemade Hot Chocolate Bombs

1. Heat the milk either on the stovetop or in the microwave, being careful not to burn or scald it.

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2. Place one hot chocolate bomb into you favorite large cup or mug. Pour the hot milk over the ball. The hot chocolate bomb should burst open, releasing the hot cocoa and marshmallows. Stir until smooth and enjoy.

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