If you love both hot chocolate and whiskey, then these Baileys hot chocolate bombs are sure to become your new favorite treat!
Hot chocolate bombs are really popular right now and the latest trend to join the scene is Irish whiskey hot chocolate bombs.
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St Patrick’s Day Hot Chocolate Bombs
This new type of bomb combines all of the same classic ingredients as traditional hot chocolate bombs but also adds an extra special touch – Irish whiskey or Baileys!
The added kick of alcohol provides an adult twist on traditional hot chocolate and makes for a perfect after-dinner treat or winter nightcap.
Combining the smooth and creamy taste of hot chocolate with a hint of the bold flavor of Irish whiskey either on its own or as an Irish cream, these delicious bombs provide an indulgent flavor experience that everyone can enjoy.
Perfect for a cozy night in or for celebrating with friends, they also make a fantastic gift idea for St Patrick’s day or any occasion.
A hot cup of cocoa is the perfect way to warm up on a cold winter day.
Now, you can take that cozy experience to the next level with Baileys Hot Chocolate Bombs!
This unique twist on the classic treat combines premium Irish whiskey and creamy chocolate for an indulgent treat that will make your taste buds tingle.
These decadent hot chocolate bombs feature rich chocolate filled with splash of whiskey.
Simply drop one in your favorite mug and add steaming milk or water to watch as they melt away into thick, indulgent hot chocolate.
With each sip you’ll enjoy all the flavors you know and love from traditional hot cocoa plus a hint of smooth whiskey flavor.
Whether enjoyed after dinner or as part of cozy movie night, these special treats are sure to please even the most discerning palate!
What is a hot chocolate bomb?
Hot chocolate bombs are a trend that has been all the rage for the last few years and have become one of the top selling gift ideas.
A hot chocolate bomb is a hollow sphere, made of chocolate, filled with hot cocoa mix, marshmallows and other flavorings.
To make a cup of hot cocoa, the bomb is placed in a mug filled with hot milk until the outer shell melts away, releasing its contents into the mug.
Baileys Hot Chocolate Bombs Ingredients
These St Patrick’s Day hot cocoa bombs are a decadent, boozy treat that will get you through the chilly winter months. With just a few simple ingredients, you can make these delicious treats with ease and in no time at all.
To make Irish whiskey hot chocolate bombs, you will need:
- Green semi-sweet chocolate chips or melting wafers
- Chocolate syrup
- Baileys or Irish Whiskey as preferred
- Edible glitter
These are the simple ingredients you need for these delicious hot chocolate bombs.
For full step-by-step instructions, scroll down to our recipe card at the bottom of the page.
1 small microwave safe bowl
Hot chocolate mold
How To Make Sy Patrick’s Day Hot Chocolate Bombs
Melt the candy melts in the microwave according to the package directions.
Once they are melted, use the back of a spoon to add the melted chocolate to the inside of the hot chocolate bomb mold.
Do this in one thin layer and then place the bomb in the freezer for 10 minutes.
Take the bomb out of the freezer and add melted chocolate to any areas that are too thin. The general rule of thumb is to only add chocolate where you can see through the mold.
You want the bomb to stay together but not be too thick.
If you add more to the see through spots then place back in the freezer for another 10 minutes.
Remove the bomb from the freezer and slowly pop out of the molds.
Heat a frying pan on a low heat.
Place one side of the bomb rim open side down onto the frying pan.
This will lightly melt and even out the edges.
Quickly add a squeeze of chocolate syrup to the bomb and a tablespoon of Baileys or Irish Whiskey.
Melt the other side of the bombs rim and then place evenly with the other side. Hold together until they set into a ball.
Decorating Your St Patrick’s Day Hot Cocoa Bombs
Once your hot chocolate bombs are cooled and completely set, place them in cupcake liners.
Using a pastry brush, paint some edible gold glitter on to the one half of each bomb. Not only does this look great for gifting, it will also add a little sparkle to your spiked hot chocolate!
Frequently asked questions
Can I use other alcohol besides Baileys?
Absolutely. I’ve already mentioned Irish whiskey as a good option for your hot cocoa bombs but you can also try a Bourbon or Scotch if you prefer.
Can I make these hot chocolate bombs without alcohol?
You have to make some hot chocolate bombs without booze for the designated drivers and underage guests at your St Patrick’s Day party.
Simply omit the alcohol when putting the bomb together for a non-alcoholic version.
These delicious and festive hot chocolate bombs are perfect for a warming treat on a cold day.
They also make wonderful St Patrick's day gifts.
- 12 oz Dark green candy melts
- Chocolate syrup
- 2 oz Irish whiskey or Baileys
- Edible gold glitter
- Melt dark green candy melts in the microwave.
- Add dark green candy melts to the dome mold and spread with the back of a spoon.
- Do this in one thin layer to coat then place in freezer for 10 minutes.
- Take it back out and coat only where you can see through the mold.
- If you cannot see through the mold you do not need to add more. You want the bomb to stay together but not be too thick.
- If you add more to the see through spots then place back in the freezer for another 10 minutes.
- Remove and slowly pop out the each side of the bombs. Place on a plate.
- Heat a frying pan to low heat. Place one side of the bomb rim open side down onto the frying pan. This will lightly melt and even out the edges.
- Quickly add a squeeze of Ghiraridelli chocolate sauce to the bomb and a tablespoon of Irish whiskey.
- Melt the other side of the bombs rim and then place evenly with the other side.
- Wirth a pastry brush, gently brush on the edible glitter.
You can use either Irish whiskey or Baileys, depending on which one you prefer.