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Festive Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate Bombs Recipe

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Check out my pumpkin spice hot chocolate bombs! These are a white chocolate that is filled with pumpkin spice hot chocolate, miniature marshmallows and decorated adorably! 

This is a fun fall drink idea for kids and adults. Or make as an edible fall gift idea for a school party, gift to neighbors, friends, etc. 

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A festive and fun white chocolate hot chocolate bomb that is the perfect cup of hot chocolate. 

Why Is Everyone Obsessed With Hot Chocolate Bombs

Meltable Chocolate – The biggest wow factor is you pour warm milk over the chocolate ball in a glass and it melts. Once it melts cocoa powder and marshmallows release for a stir-able drink! 

Makes A Great Gift – Hot chocolate bombs are so fun, and they make fun gifts. Pair with a cute mug or even tumbler for a gift anyone would enjoy. 

Fun to make – Hot chocolate bombs are so fun to make. Check out my unicorn hot chocolate bombs, classic hot chocolate bombs, or even my alcohol hot chocolate bombs

Possibilities are Endless – Colors of chocolate, ways to decorate, what to fill the with. The possibilities are truly endless. Customize to fit your desires. 

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Ingredients

Tools Needed

How to make

Full directions for this recipe are in the printable recipe card, featured at the bottom of the post.

collage on how to make white chocolate bombs

Step 1: Start by heating white chocolate in a bowl in the microwave. Between each heat cycle stir well. You want all the candy melts to completely melt. 

Step 2: Now uoi will add around 11/2 tablespoons of chocolate to each mold. Use a spoon or brush to create an even layer all over the sphere. 

The chocolate will pool at the bottom. So make sure to spread it out. 

Step 3: Allow the chocolate to set up. You can carefully begin removing from the molds. Be careful as the chocolate can break. 

Step 4: In half of each sphere you will add in your pumpkin spice hot chocolate mix, and some mini marshmallows. 

hot chocolate cocoa bomb

Step 5: Heat up a plate in microwave as directed. Then place the empty sphere on the plate to warm it up and gently melt the chocolate. 

Step 6: Place the ball on top of filled ball and press lightly together. The wet chocolate will act as glue. 

Step 7: Heat up candy melts and then drizzle on top of each completed ball. Place the pumpkin on top before chocolate hardens.

Expert Tip

  • To reduce fingerprint smudged wear food safe gloves. 
  • Stir chocolate every 20-30 seconds or you will run the risk of it burning. 
  • Feel free to change up how you decorate your hot chocolate bombs. 
  • If you have excess chocolate around the edges you can wipe it off with a lint-less towel. 
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How to Store

Your hot chocolate pumpkin spice chocolate bombs can store at room temperature in an airtight container. They will last for 3-4 weeks. 

Store in a container or sealed bag. 

Or you can freeze for 3-4 months. Just store in a proper freezer container. Then thaw completely at room temperature before making a drink. 

Swaps and Variations To Recipe

Here are a few fall hot chocolate bomb swaps you can make to this pumpkin spice drink. Feel free to do the same as me or swap things around.

  • Swap white chocolate with milk chocolate or semi-sweet chocolate.
  • Decorate with Thanksgiving sprinkles for a Thanksgiving hot chocolate bomb.
  • Add in sprinkles to the filling.
  • Use any flavor of hot chocolate you want, you don’t have to use pumpkin spice flavor.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate Bombs

Yield: 3 balls
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Additional Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate Bombs is a delicious white chocolate hot chocolate bomb filled with a pumpkin spice hot chocolate. A great fall or Thanksgiving hot chocolate bomb to serve up family, gift to loved ones, or sip and enjoy for yourself.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup white candy melts
  • 1/4 cup orange candy melts
  • Silicone Sphere Mold
  • 3 packets Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate Mix
  • 1/4 cup Mini Marshmallows
  • 3 Mellowcreme Pumpkins
  • Piping bag or sandwich size bag, and cut tip off
  • Spoon or brush

Instructions

  1. Start by melting your white chocolate in the microwave. Heat for 20-30 second heat cycles, stirring between each. You want all the candy melts to fully melt.
  2. Then spoon around 1 1/2 tablespoons of chocolate into all 6 of the spheres. Use a spoon or brush to wipe and move the chocolate around creating an even coating all over the mold.
  3. Place the chocolate in the fridge for around 5 minutes to set up.
  4. Once the chocolate is hardened you will gently lift the chocolate out of the molds. Place on a wax paper lined counter.
  5. Then in 3 of the chocolates, you will pour in the hot chocolate mix, and then top with some marshmallows.
  6. In a microwave safe plate heat to warm up the plate. Sit the empty chocolate on the plate and let it melt around the edges slightly.
  7. Place it on the filled hot chocolate sphere. Then press lightly together having the chocolate act as the glue.
  8. Now heat up the orange chocolate and then pour in a piping bag or sandwich bag. Cut a small tip off, and then pipe strings around the top of the hot chocolate bomb. Top with a Mellowcreme Pumpkin, and then let the hot chocolate bomb sit for 5 minutes to harden.
  9. Then store in an airtight container or use your pumpkin spice hot chocolate bombs to make a drink.

Notes

How to use a hot chocolate bomb

  1. Heat up 1 cup of milk in the microwave.
  2. Place 1 hot chocolate bomb in a large coffee cup.
  3. Slowly pour the milk over the hot chocolate bomb. It will begin to melt the white chocolate.
  4. Stir and then mix until the whole drink is hot chocolate.
  • You can use any flavor of hot chocolate you would like if you don't want pumpkin spice.
  • Don't make your white chocolate too thick or it will not melt down when milk is poured over it.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 3 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 599Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 195mgCarbohydrates: 144gFiber: 2gSugar: 91gProtein: 3g

This information is automatically calculated by third-party software, including but not limited to the Create or Bake Me Some Sugar. For accurate nutrition, I suggest running the ingredients in your own system to get a more accurate reading. Nutritional information is approximate and automatically calculated, and should only be viewed as an indication.

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