Mickey & Minnie Hot Cocoa Bombs for Disney Lovers!

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Since hot chocolate bombs are the hottest new trend out there, you know that you simply must make these cool Mickey and Minnie Hot Cocoa Bombs! These rich and decadent chocolate spheres full of hot cocoa powder and marshmallows are decorated with Valentine’s sprinkles and of course, a bow for Minnie. If you are looking for a fun way to create some Disney magic this Valentine’s, this is it!

Two hot chocolate bombs - one decorated like Minnie Mouse, and the other like Mickey Mouse. Sat on a white plate on a red cloth with a red mug in the background. Text overlay says"Mickey & Minnie Hot Cocoa Bombs". Similar photos of the recipe from various angles are used throughout but with different text overlays unless otherwise described.

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Mickey and Minnie Hot Cocoa Bombs

The full ingredients list and instructions are found in the printable recipe card at the end of this post. I highly recommend reading the blog post all the way through so that you don’t miss any tips or substitution suggestions; to ensure that you have all the ingredients and equipment required, and to understand the steps and timings involved.

Hot cocoa bombs or hot chocolate bombs are bang on trend at the moment (pun totally intended!) and since they’re pretty easy to make and taste yummy too, I couldn’t resist sharing these adorable Mickey & Minnie Mouse ones with you!

If you are a Disney fan and need a little Disney Magic in your life, then you need to make a batch of these as soon as possible!

What is a Hot Chocolate Bomb?

Essentially, it is a spherical chocolate shell that has been filled with hot cocoa powder, as well as other goodies like mini marshmallows, sprinkles, chocolate chips, or any other topping you would sprinkle over hot chocolate!

To turn the chocolate bomb into a hot chocolate drink, simply place it into a mug or heatproof glass and pour steaming milk over it. The outer shell will melt away to reveal the filling inside, which you stir up with a spoon to mix everything together.

Mickey Mouse Hot Chocolate Bombs

Ingredients & Equipment Used In This Recipe

For your convenience, any specialized or notable ingredients and equipment needed for this recipe have been listed below and linked to Amazon or other stores if available online. The full list of ingredients with measurements is found in the recipe card.

What if I can’t get a round mold?

I mentioned that since making hot chocolate bombs are quite the fad right now, getting a spherical mold might be tricky. No one wrote a law that said you MUST make these chocolate bombs round.

You could make them in all kinds of shapes!

As long as they will fit in your mug you could use any shape you like. Why not try hearts, stars, ovals, or even squares! The method to make them will be exactly the same!

Recipes on The Purple Pumpkin Blog use both cup measurements and/or weighted measurements. American cups and kitchen food scales are handy pieces of equipment to have in your kitchen as it means you’ll be able to make all of the different recipes on my blog! I try to give American, imperial, and metric measurements in my recipes. You can mix cup measurements with weighted measurements, but never imperial (pounds, ounces, pints, etc.,) with metric (kilograms, grams, litres, etc.,).

Minnie Mouse Hot Chocolate Bombs

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Mickey & Minnie Hot Cocoa Bombs

Melting Tips for Candy Melts or Chocolate Wafers

You can melt candy melts/candy wafers in the microwave or a double boiler, or if you plan on making lots of candy covered treats in the future, I recommend investing in a Wilton candy melting pot as treat-making life is then so much easier!

Try this PME one if you’re in the UK, as the Wilton one is not available on Amazon.co.uk.

If you use the Wilton Candy Melting Pot, you can check out Wilton’s demo video on YouTube which is really helpful. They also give tips on how to melt candy melts in the microwave, as well as using the double boiler method.

The two most important things are:

  1. Do not overheat – use an even melting temperature
  2. Do not add water – it makes the candy seize up and become unusable. Make sure the equipment used is completely dry, and avoid using utensils that retain moisture like a wooden spoon.

If you find that the candy is too thick, add vegetable shortening or (solid) coconut oil in 1 teaspoon increments, up to 1 tablespoon, and stir well.

Another reminder – do not add water. The very first time I used candy melts I managed to get water in the bowl and it was ruined. Learn from my mistakes! Additionally, do not use vegetable oil, butter, milk, or any other liquids as this will also make the candy seize up.

If you are using your microwave, test melt a small amount of candy melts first, to see how it works. You may need to adjust the temperature and time to suit your machine. Heat in 15-30 second increments, stirring the candy melts each time. They may not look melted, but they might have started melting from the inside. Stirring helps to distribute the heat.

How Do I Make Mickey and Minnie Hot Cocoa Bombs?

Just check out the printable recipe card below with full ingredients, instructions, and demonstration photos.

Mickey & Minnie Mouse Hot Cocoa Bombs Recipe

Mickey & Minnie Hot Cocoa Bombs

Michelle Ordever
Bring some Disney magic to your hot drinks with these fun-to-make and delicious to drink Mickey & Minnie Hot Cocoa Bombs!
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Prep Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour
Course Valentine’s Day Recipes
Cuisine American
Servings 8
Calories 455 kcal


  • 2 Silicone Sphere Molds*
  • 30 oz/850g Ghirardelli Milk Chocolate Melting Wafers
  • 2 cups hot chocolate cocoa powder
  • 2 cups mini marshmallows
  • Valentine’s Day sprinkles
  • 4 Valentine’s Day Chocolate Bows**


  • To prepare your molds, use a paper towel or clean kitchen cloth to wipe the inside of the silicone molds. This will allow your chocolate sphere to have a shiny coat on it.
  • To make removing the chocolate shells from the mold easier, you can cut each section of the mold so you have individual pieces. This can give you more control, but is 100% optional and a personal choice! See the photo below.
    Chocolate Bomb Mold
  • Remove 20 melting wafers from the package and set them aside. These will become the ears.
  • Line a cookie sheet (or tray or plate) with wax paper and set it aside.
  • Pour the chocolate wafers into a microwave-safe bowl, and microwave for 45-second intervals, stirring each time until the chocolate is completely melted and smooth. Alternatively, follow the directions on the package.
  • Spoon about 1 to 2 tablespoons of the melted candy into one of the mold cavities.
  • Carefully swirl the melted chocolate to completely coat the inside of the mold,
  • Lightly shake the extra chocolate back into the bowl.
  • Repeat steps 6-8 for as many chocolate bombs as you are making. You will need two halves per bomb.
  • Place the coated molds into the fridge for 5-10 minutes to set.
  • Remove from the fridge and gently peel the silicone mold back away from the hardened chocolate shell and carefully place the mold onto the cookie sheet. Repeat with all of the molds.
  • To build the cocoa bombs, place about 1 tablespoon of chocolate hot cocoa powder into one half-shell.
  • Sprinkle in a few mini marshmallows.
  • Pour in some sprinkles – about ½ teaspoon.

There are two methods for attaching the top half-shell to the bottom one:

  • Method 1: Pour some melted chocolate into a disposable piping bag, then pipe it around the edge of the bottom shell. Carefully place the top shell onto the bottom one and gently hold them in place for 30-60 seconds to allow the piped chocolate to harden and "glue" the pieces together.
  • Method 2: Warm up a shallow frying pan on the stove. Place a piece of wax paper into the pan, and holding the top half-shell, rub gently on the wax paper until the edges start to melt a bit. Use this to then stick the top to the bottom, holding together until set.
  • Whichever method you use, carefully pick up the bomb and make sure that there are no gaps around the middle of the chocolate bombs.
  • Place the bombs back on the cookie sheet.
  • Transfer some melted chocolate to a piping bag or food bag and snip off the tip.
  • Drizzle the melted chocolate over the bombs and sprinkle over some Valentine’s Day sprinkles.
  • To add the "ears" follow the pan warming instructions in step 17/method 2 and melt the bottom of a reserved chocolate wafer so that it becomes a flat edge. Quickly place on top of the bomb and hold in place till is sticks. Repeat with the other ear, then repeat with all of the ears on the cocoa bombs.
  • To turn the Mickey hot cocoa bombs into Minnie, stick a bow to the top using some melted chocolate as the "glue".
  • Leave all to set thoroughly before enjoying!
    Mickey & Minnie Mouse Hot Cocoa Bombs Recipe


*You can make whatever size (and even shape!) you like as long as they fit inside your mug! We used a mold approx 2.5"/70mm – you can make them slightly bigger or smaller.
**You may be able to purchase these at a local bakery, or online. Alternatively, you could make them with Candy Melts and a bow-shaped silicone mold.


Serving: 1 | Calories: 455kcal | Carbohydrates: 61g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 96mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 46g

Nutritional information is always approximate and will depend on the quality of ingredients used and serving sizes. If you need exact calories and macros, please do your own calculations.

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