Homemade Winnie the Pooh Hot Cocoa Bombs

“I wasn’t going to eat it, I was just going to taste it…” is not something you will find yourself (or Pooh Bear) saying when it comes to these DIY Winnie the Pooh Hot Cocoa Bombs. I promise that while these hot cocoa bombs are a blast to make, they are that much more fun to eat 😉

How to Make Winnie the Pooh Hot Cocoa Bombs

While these Pooh Bear Hot Cocoa Bombs look super complicated to make, I promise that they are anything but. Even if you are brand new to creating hot cocoa bombs at home, you can make these. And the best part is that even though these hot cocoa bombs are ridiculously easy to make, they have a big WOW factor whether you are making them for your family or to gift.

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Tips for Making Hot Cocoa Bombs at Home

When it comes to making hot cocoa bombs at home we have some tricks for you that will save your sanity when it comes to creating your hot chocolate bombs.

What Kind of Chocolate Can You Use to Make Hot Cocoa Bombs?

While you can use chocolate chips or melting chocolates to create a hot cocoa bomb, we personally suggest using melting chocolates.

Melting chocolates are created for candy making and can handle the melting and reshaping process better than chocolate chips can. Chocolate chips on the other hand can be more prone to seize up. This is not to say that you cannot overheat melting chocolates and run into issues with them seizing up, it is just that it is less likely to happen when using melting chocolates.

What Should I Look For Before Buying a Hot Cocoa Bomb Mold?

To create these Winnie the Pooh hot cocoa bombs we used a pudding mold, however you can also use silicone molds if you can find one the looks like Pooh. When shopping for a silicone mold make sure that you choose one that is food grade quality, and that it is safe to use with high and low temperatures (such as the microwave or freezer).

How Many Marshmallows Should You Put Into Your Hot Cocoa Bombs?

There is never such a thing as too many marshmallows in my book. When it comes to filling your hot cocoa bombs stuff as much as you can into them. It is so much fun watching the marshmallows explode into your cup of hot cocoa!

What if I Want to Add Different Ingredients?

You totally can! Just keep in mind when you are adding ingredients to your hot cocoa bombs that you do plan on drinking this. Make sure your ingredients will melt into the hot milk so you don’t end up choking.

How to Make Winnie the Pooh Hot Cocoa Bombs

Let’s get crafting! Below is our written tutorial.

Yield: 6 Hot Cocoa Bombs

Winnie the Pooh Hot Cocoa Bombs

Winnie the Pooh Hot Cocoa Bombs
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Yellow Candy Melts
  • 2 cups Hot Chocolate Mix
  • 6 Cinnamon Churro Marshmallows
  • ½ cup Honey
  • ¼ cup Red Ball Sprinkles
  • ¼ cup Chocolate Jimmie Sprinkles
  • 6 Bee Candy Decorations
  • Black Writing Icing
  • A Winnie the Pooh mold

Instructions

  1. Place yellow candy melts in a microwave safe bowl and melt in the microwave per the directions on the package.
  2. Place 1 tbsp melted candy melt into one cavity of the bomb mold and, using the bottom of your tablespoon measuring spoon, press the chocolate up the sides of the mold, keeping it thick but even. Repeat with 12 bomb mold halves.
  3. Place the chocolate filled bomb molds into the freezer for 5 minutes.
  4. Remove molds from the freezer and gently pull the silicone mold away from the chocolate bears.
  5. Fill 6 of the chocolate bears with 1 tbsp hot chocolate mix, 1 tbsp honey, a few red ball sprinkles, a few chocolate jimmies and 1 cinnamon churro marshmallow.
  6. Pipe a little of the melted candy melts along the edge of each filled bear shape.
  7. Immediately press an empty bear shape to the top of one of the filled cups. This will close the hot cocoa bomb.
  8. Place the hot cocoa bombs into the freezer for 5 minutes to get them to set, then remove.
  9. Add a small drizzle of yellow candy melts to one ear and immediately place a bee candy decoration in the drizzle.
  10. Using the writing icing, color the eyes and nose. 
  11. Place the hot cocoa bombs into the freezer for 5 minutes to get them to set, then remove and store in an airtight container until you’re ready to use.
  12. To use the hot cocoa bombs, place them in a mug and pour 2 cups hot milk over the top. Stir until the hot cocoa bombs are completely melted and enjoy!

Notes

For more fun DIY Hot Cocoa Bombs visit DollarCrafter.com

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1 thought on “Homemade Winnie the Pooh Hot Cocoa Bombs”

  1. These are so cute. I loved Pooh growing up.

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