hotchocolatebomb - From the Lodge: How to Make Hot Chocolate Bombs!

From the Lodge: How to Make Hot Chocolate Bombs!

You may have already heard of these delicious little treats. Indeed, hot chocolate bombs have erupted over social media. From TikTok to YouTube, the Internet remains saturated from the blast.

Follow along with the instructions below for help preparing a chocolate explosion of your own. Have fun experimenting with different flavors inspired by Great Wolf Lodge!

You can use this activity to make the most of your time at home with the ones you love. Share this post to connect with friends and family who aren’t traveling this year. You can even hop on a video call to perform the recipe together. Now, let’s get started!

Materials Needed:

hot cocoa bomb
  • Hot Cocoa Mix 65%
  • Cocoa Chocolate
  •  Marshmallows
  • Candy Canes (crushed)
  • Red Velvet Cake Crumbs
  • Milk or Water
  • Silicone Molds
  • Spoon/Paintbrush

If you don’t see your favorite topping or ingredient, feel free to improvise. Leave a comment on our Facebook page to let us know what you used.

Hot Chocolate Bomb Recipe

Step 1:  Chop up your chocolate as finely as you can. Place in a microwave-safe bowl and heat for 30 seconds.

Step 2: Take the chocolate out, stir it, and put it back in for 15-second increments until completely melted.

Step 3: Line each silicone mold with chocolate using a spoon or paintbrush. Coat the inside of each cup as evenly as possible. Make sure it’s thick enough around the edges so that they won’t break.

hot chocolate activity

Step 4: Put in freezer and let sit for 5-10 minutes.

Step 5: Remove from freezer, gently pull back the silicone and pop the half spheres out.

Step 6: Fill one half sphere three-quarters of the way with hot cocoa and your favorite toppings

hot cocoa drink

Step 7: Place microwave-safe plate in the microwave for 1 minute on high. Remove plate and place empty halves edges-down and place until they start to melt.

Step 8: Combine with other half. Let cool for a few seconds.

hot cocoa recipe

Step 9: Decorate the outside with sprinkles or melted chocolate.

Step 10: Warm up some milk or water and pour into a mug. Add hot chocolate bomb and enjoy!

hot chocolate bomb

You can check out our blog for even more ideas on how to have fun with the family from home. Remember, Great Wolf Lodge is committed to helping create family traditions, one family at a time. This year, we’re looking to take that mission out of the lodge and into your home.

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