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Christmas Bauble Hot Chocolate Bombs

Get ready for the festive season with Christmas bauble shaped hot chocolate bombs filled with a surprise cocoa and marshmallow centre!

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Ingredients

Chocolate Bauble

  • 290 g Milk or dark Chocolate (10oz), compound chocolate (see tips above)
  • 50 g Mini marshmallows (1.5oz)
  • 6 tbsp Hot chocolate powder
  • Airbrush colour (optional)

Chocolate Ring

  • 1 tsp Glucose/Cornsyrup
  • 4 tsp Milk or dark chocolate, melted (You can use the chocolate left over from the bauble)

Instructions

Chocolate Bauble

  1. In 30 second intervals melt the chocolate in the microwave, stirring in between until fully melted
  2. Divide the chocolate evenly between the cavities of a hemisphere silicon or polycarbonate mould
  3. Using a spoon spread the chocolate up the walls of the mould to ensure they are completely covered
  4. Turn the mould upside down and shake out the excess chocolate
  5. Using a knife scrape off the excess chocolate and set upside down on a tray lined with baking paper
  6. Rest on the counter for 5 minutes before placing in the freezer for 15 minutes
  7. Carefully remove the chocolate domes from the mould
  8. Repeat with the remaining chocolate, remelting if necessary
  9. Place one hemisphere on a round cookie cutter/egg cup/small cup (anything that will help it stand)
  10. Fill with 1 tbsp hot chocolate powder and a handful of marshmallows
  11. Heat up a frying pan on low heat and place one hemisphere, edge down, on the pan until just melted
  12. Line the edges of the two domes up and let set

Chocolate Ring

  1. Mix the chocolate and glucose/cornsyrup together until the mixture is fully combined and thick
  2. Set aside for 5 minutes
  3. Knead the chocolate with your hand and cut out small rings using the tips of round piping nozzles/straws/anything small and circular!
  4. Set aside to firm up for several hours
  5. Once set attach to the bauble with a little melted chocolate
  6. Optional: spray with airbrush spray to create a Christmas bauble look, tie some string, or simply decorate as you like