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Are you a hot chocolate fan? These Hot Cocoa Bomb Cups are a fun gift to make for the holiday season. Learn how to make this easy DIY holiday food gift.

Are you a hot chocolate fan? These Hot Cocoa Bomb Cups are a fun gift to make for the holiday season. Learn how to make this easy DIY holiday food gift. Shaped like actual cups of hot cocoa, Solo Cup Chocolate Bombs are filled with hot cocoa mix, marshmallows and other delicious hot chocolate ingredients (think caramels, and peppermints).
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Hot Cocoa Bombs are a popular treat that is perfect for an indulgent warm-up. But move over hot cocoa bombs. These Cocoa Bomb Cups are a fun take on the traditional decadent orb. They are just so cute and look like miniature cups of hot chocolate.

So what are hot cocoa bombs? If you are unfamiliar, Hot Chocolate Bomb Cups are filled with hot cocoa mix, marshmallows and other delicious hot chocolate ingredients (think caramels, and peppermints).

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Why You Will Love Making Hot Cocoa Cups

These are a hot trend (and a super cute idea) that went viral on TikTok by creator @Ruewenah. I love keeping up with all the latest food trends.

These treats are easy holiday food gifts that you can share with friends and family. Wrap them up in cellophane, add a bow and you will certainly make the receiver of this tasty holiday recipe very happy. They are made using small Solo cups as the form.

You can put your own spin on these Solo Cup Chocolate Bombs by adding different flavors and ingredients.

Ingredients For Solo Cup Hot Cocoa Bombs

Kitchen Essentials Needed To Make Cocoa Bomb Cups

How To Make Hot Cocoa Bomb Cups

Are you a hot chocolate fan? These Hot Cocoa Bomb Cups are a fun gift to make for the holiday season. Learn how to make this easy DIY holiday food gift. Shaped like actual cups of hot cocoa, Solo Cup Chocolate Bombs are filled with hot cocoa mix, marshmallows and other delicious hot chocolate ingredients (think caramels, and peppermints).

Melt the chocolates according to package instructions. Make sure you do not over melt or they will burn.

Place the cups upside down on a cutting board. Using the xacto knife, carefully cut a line down the of the cup. Place a piece of tape on the cut line to secure in place.

Pour in the white and dark chocolates in an alternating pattern around the side of the cupTwist the cup as you do this (to create the swirl effect).

Turn the cup upside down on a piece of parchment to allow any extra chocolate to drip off and cover the entire of the cup.

Are you a hot chocolate fan? These Hot Cocoa Bomb Cups are a fun gift to make for the holiday season. Learn how to make this easy DIY holiday food gift. Shaped like actual cups of hot cocoa, Solo Cup Chocolate Bombs are filled with hot cocoa mix, marshmallows and other delicious hot chocolate ingredients (think caramels, and peppermints).

Place the cup in the freezer for 7-9 minutes to set. Once set, add 1 tbsp hot chocolate mix to the cup. If you are adding any other special ingredients, add them now. Add more melted chocolate on top of that filling it 3/4 full. Return to freezer to harden for 18-25 minutes.

Turn the cup upside down on your cutting board and make cuts in the rim of the cup all the way around it. Carefully, peel off the cup, starting at the original long slit on the side.

Once the chocolate is released from the cup turn it right side up. Add a small amount of melted chocolate to the top, add mini marshmallows, peppermint sticks, and sprinkles.

Use melted white chocolate in a piping bag to “glue” on sprinkles and additional marshmallows. Return to the freezer for a final set, for about 7-8 minutes.

Are you a hot chocolate fan? These Hot Cocoa Bomb Cups are a fun gift to make for the holiday season. Learn how to make this easy DIY holiday food gift. Shaped like actual cups of hot cocoa, Solo Cup Chocolate Bombs are filled with hot cocoa mix, marshmallows and other delicious hot chocolate ingredients (think caramels, and peppermints).

How To Make Hot Chocolate Bombs Without Hot Chocolate.

Instead of adding hot cocoa powder to the center, just fill the cavity up with chocolate and let sit in the freezer for 20-30 mins until hardened. Remove and embellish.

How To Use Hot Chocolate Bomb Cups

Warm up a mug of milk in the microwave or on the stove. Stir the chocolate bomb cup in the milk by holding the candy cane at the top. As the chocolate melts, the hot cocoa mix inside the cup will release. Stir and enjoy.

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Are you a hot chocolate fan? These Hot Cocoa Bomb Cups are a fun gift to make for the holiday season. Learn how to make this easy DIY holiday food gift. Shaped like actual cups of hot cocoa, Solo Cup Chocolate Bombs are filled with hot cocoa mix, marshmallows and other delicious hot chocolate ingredients (think caramels, and peppermints).
Are you a hot chocolate fan? These Hot Cocoa Bomb Cups are a fun gift to make for the holiday season. Learn how to make this easy DIY holiday food gift. Shaped like actual cups of hot cocoa, Solo Cup Chocolate Bombs are filled with hot cocoa mix, marshmallows and other delicious hot chocolate ingredients (think caramels, and peppermints).
Yield: 1 Cocoa Bomb

Hot Cocoa Bomb Cups

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Additional Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes

Are you a hot chocolate fan? These Hot Cocoa Bomb Cups are a fun gift to make for the holiday season. Learn how to make this easy DIY holiday food gift. Shaped like actual cups of hot cocoa, Solo Cup Chocolate Bombs are filled with hot cocoa mix, marshmallows and other delicious hot chocolate ingredients (think caramels, and peppermints).

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces Chocolate almond bark, melting wafers or candy melts
  • 1 ounce White almond bark, melting wafers or candy melts
  • 2 tablespoons Hot Chocolate mix
  • 10 Mini marshmallows
  • Holiday sprinkles
  • Miniature Candy Canes

Instructions

  1. Melt the chocolates according to package instructions. Make sure you do not over melt or they will burn.
  2. Place the cups upside down on a cutting board. Using the xacto knife, carefully cut a line down the of the cup. Place a piece of tape on the cut line to secure in place.
  3. Pour in the white and dark chocolates in an alternating pattern around the side of the cupTwist the cup as you do this (to create the swirl effect).
  4. Turn the cup upside down on a piece of parchment to allow any extra chocolate to drip off and cover the entire of the cup.
  5. Place the cup in the freezer for 7-9 minutes to set. Once set, add 1 tbsp hot chocolate mix to the cup. If you are adding any other special ingredients, add them now. Add more melted chocolate on top of that filling it 3/4 full. Return to freezer to harden for 18-25 minutes.
  6. Turn the cup upside down on your cutting board and make cuts in the rim of the cup all the way around it. Carefully, peel off the cup, starting at the original long slit on the side.
  7. Once the chocolate is released from the cup turn it right side up. Add a small amount of melted chocolate to the top, add mini marshmallows, peppermint sticks, and sprinkles.
  8. Use melted white chocolate in a piping bag to “glue” on sprinkles and additional marshmallows. Return to the freezer for a final set, for about 7-8 minutes.
  9. Warm up a mug of milk in the microwave or on the stove. Stir the chocolate bomb cup in the milk by holding the candy cane at the top. As the chocolate melts, the hot cocoa mix inside the cup will release. Stir and enjoy.

    Notes

    Instead of adding hot cocoa powder to the center, just fill the cavity up with chocolate and let sit in the freezer for 20-30 mins until hardened. Remove and embellish.

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