Are you looking for ideas how to make a unique Christmas gift? Have you thought of a small gourmet surprise? Everybody loves chocolate right? Well, today we shall show you a super cute way to make hot chocolate Christmas ornaments. This is an easy DIY idea and the best part is that it is universal! You can give it to your mother, sister, teacher, friend or colleague.
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Hot chocolate Christmas ball ornaments – a gourmet gift that everyone will love!
It is easy to customize a transparent Christmas ball. All you need is a little inspiration. That’s why we have prepared some easy ideas and tips for you. These hot chocolate Christmas ornaments are the perfect gift for everyone who loves small treats especially during the cold months. Later, the ornament can be used over the years for various crafts.
How to make the hot chocolate mix?
You can choose from many varieties of pre-packed hot chocolate that are available on the market or make your own mix. Here are the ingredients for the classic recipe:
- 2 tbsp. cocoa powder
- 2 tbsp. white sugar
- 1 tbsp. powdered milk
- Mini marshmallows
- Crushed candy canes
- Sugar Confetti
To add a sentimental touch that will remind you of your childhood, add some spices. These delicious aromas always awaken forgotten memories and emotions. Choose from cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, cardamom, vanilla, cloves, black pepper and even chili. The last two are sure to warm you during the cold months, but be careful with the proportions.
How to make the Christmas ornament?
The hardest part in this DIY Christmas project is to fill the hot chocolate mix into the ornament. It is best to use a funnel or a paper cone.
You may also need to cut the mini marshmallows into small pieces so that they fit into the hole. At the end, don’t forget to decorate your Christmas bauble with a festive ribbon and add a cool tag. Write a message of love, a funny wish or just “Merry Christmas!”
How to give a hot chocolate Christmas ball ornament?
Whether as a gift or added to another item, your friends and family will love these tasty hot chocolate ornaments. They are a real fun to make. You can prepare several different mixes and pack them in a gift box. Do not forget that these are ornaments for the Christmas tree and you can hang them on the tree and use them as festive decoration. Another option is to put a small tag on each ornament before hanging it. After the festive dinner, ask each guest to find their gift on the tree. This little game will certainly add to the joyful mood.
Adding a tag or a handmade Christmas greeting card you will give your hot chocolate ornaments a personal touch.