Has anyone made hot choc bombs?

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CisMyArse Sat 12-Dec-20 11:21:04

Have you done so successfully? If so, what moulds did you use? My local Lakeland was next to useless this morning when I went in to ask.

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HermosaMain Sat 12-Dec-20 11:43:22

We're going to try using silicon cake cases. They won't be round but figured that didn't matter. But we haven't tried yet so don't know if this will actually work

Poonmig Sat 12-Dec-20 11:56:24

I saw one video that used Kinder Egg shells carefully pulled apart and then the edges melted and smooshed back together - might be worth a try in a pinch.

FraggleShingleBellRock Sat 12-Dec-20 12:29:12

I haven't made chocolate bombs but I have made Easter eggs in the past. I imagine it's the same process. What are the ingredients for the shell? Is it just chocolate or a ganache type mix that will melt easier?

CisMyArse Mon 14-Dec-20 18:21:58

Thanks both.
I think a regular melted chocolate is painted into the molds instead of a ganache.

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iloveroastpotatoes Tue 15-Dec-20 00:16:38

I ordered a set of different sized silicone moulds from Amazon. The ones I used for the hot chocolate bombs were 3.5 inches across and worked perfectly. It's the Baker Depo Bakeware set.

CisMyArse Tue 15-Dec-20 17:08:28

Thanks! Did you 'paint' the chocolate in? Or swirl it?

Am clueless!

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Ilovesausages Tue 15-Dec-20 17:15:31

I made some! I got round moulds.

I painted the chocolate in. It worked really well!

Graffitiqueen Tue 15-Dec-20 17:17:23

I ordered some rigid acrylic baubles from amazon and used regular chocolate. It worked quite well but make extra as it can be pretty difficult to get them out of the shell without breaking.

LegoPandemic Tue 15-Dec-20 17:17:57

Tried it with kinder eggs and it was awful!

efes Tue 15-Dec-20 17:32:01

Use silicone egg cups to make the two halves and then use melted chocolate to join them together.

iloveroastpotatoes Tue 15-Dec-20 22:54:10

I painted it in after tempering the chocolate.

HermosaMain Wed 16-Dec-20 22:47:31

Silicon cake cases was a success!

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