Valentines Hot Chocolate Bombs

Ah, chocolate and Valentine’s Day, a classic pairing if there ever was one!  And I have saved probably hundreds of hot chocolate bombs  recipes on my Pinterest, but with Valentine’s Day fast approaching, I thought I’d share a few different decorating options for you!

For the silicone mold, I bought this one from Amazon.

Hot Chocolate Bombs

  • Silicone mold
  • Plastic baggie or squeeze bottle
  • Melting wafers (Dark, milk or white chocolate wafers)
  1. Make sure you do not get your wafers wet or they will “seize” and won’t work. Using chocolate wafers also eliminates the need to temper the chocolate, which to a beginner like me, helps a lot!
  2. To begin, place your melting wafers in a microwave safe bowl and melt in 15 second intervals until thoroughly melted, stirring frequently.
  3. Once fully melted, pour a small amount (1-2 teaspoons) of the melted wafers into each mold.
  4. Using a silicon brush, evenly distribute the chocolate around the half-sphere shape.
  5. Let the shells cool slightly, and then turn the mold over to cool completely. This eliminates the possibility of having a flat bottom!
  6. Carefully remove the shells from the mold by peeling the silicon mold gently away from the shell.
  7. Add 2 teaspoons of hot chocolate mix into the sphere, along with a few mini marshmallows.
  8. Heat a frying pan on low and carefully rub an unfilled sphere to gently warm the edges. When melted, add it to the top of a filled sphere and gently press together to seal.
  9. You can drizzle chocolate across the top, add sprinkles or decorate any way you choose!
hot chocolate bombs

For some Valentine’s decorating ideas, here are a few from my Pinterest board!

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