Why do my hot cocoa bombs melt?
Hot chocolate bombs are chocolate shells filled with hot chocolate mix and marshmallows. When hot milk is poured over the top, the chocolate shell melts, releasing the marshmallow surprise.
Why are my cocoa bombs not shiny?
If your chocolate is dull, has white residue on top or just bends when you try to break it, its not tempered and you may have heated it too far. Dont worry, you can seed it with more chopped chocolate. Just add in 6 ounces of finely chopped chocolate and stir until melted.
Should I refrigerate my cocoa bombs?
As long as your home isnt too hot, you can store the hot cocoa bombs right on your countertop. Its important to note that the chocolate has to be put in an airtight container. If you are making these in the summer, Id suggest putting them in the fridge to keep them from melting.
Why are my cocoa bombs cracking?
Dont make the chocolate spheres too thick or too thin. If the spheres are too thick they wont melt as easily when mixed with hot milk. If too thin they can crack when handled.
Who started the hot cocoa bomb trend?
Lori Waiser Lori Waiser, 43, an owner of Lors Little Bakeshop in Morristown, N.J., began making hot chocolate bombs in late November after requests from some of her corporate clients. In the first three weeks, she sold 600 of them, which she made by hand in sets of three.
How long can hot cocoa bombs last?
Chocolate bombs filled with hot cocoa mix will stay fresh if stored at room temperature for up to 2 months. If your chocolates are filled with chocolate ganache, they should be consumed within 2 weeks.