Hot chocolate from a snow globe

Inspired by the magic of a snow globe, our Snow Globe Hot Chocolate recipe is a delicious treat that captures the whimsy of winter. Featuring adorable marshmallow snowmen and strawberry laces reminiscent of scarves, this edible gift brings joy and warmth to any cold day.

Presented as a hot chocolate set, neatly packaged in a pretty jam jar, it is a wonderful way to spend quality time with your loved ones. Create memories together as you assemble these cute snowmen, creating a whimsical experience the whole family can enjoy.

Ingredients

  • 3 large white marshmallows
  • Icing sticks, in black and orange
  • 1 giant chocolate button
  • 1 chocolate – a mini Reese’s peanut butter cup or other domed chocolate is perfect
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 2 tbsp Horlicks powder
  • a handful of white mini marshmallows
  • 1 biscuit (small enough to fit in a jam jar)
  • 3 strawberry shoelaces
  • 1 cocktail stick
  • 1 large jam jar
  • Ribbon and gift tags

Preparation steps

  1. First make the marshmallow snowman.
  2. Skewer the marshmallows with a cocktail skewer – cutting off any sticks that protrude.
  3. Using some icing stick, glue a chocolate button and a peanut butter cup to the top of each marshmallow stack.
  4. Using the icing pen, draw a face and three dots for buttons.
  5. Braid 3 strawberry strings and tie them into a scarf around the snowman’s neck.
  6. Glue the snowman onto a cookie with a little more frosting.
  7. Set the snowman aside to dry for a few minutes.
  8. Mix the cocoa and Horlicks in the bottom of your glass.
  9. Place the snowman on top of the cocoa-Horlicks mixture in the glass.
  10. Scatter the mini marshmallows around the snowman.
  11. Screw on the lid of the jar.
  12. Tie a ribbon around the jar and attach a gift tag using the following instructions:
    1. Heat 300 ml milk in a saucepan.
    2. Take the snowman out of the jar.
    3. Pour the warm milk into the glass.
    4. Stir until the mixture is smooth and chocolaty.
    5. Enjoy the hot chocolate and use the marshmallow snowman for dunking!

Equipment and tools

  • Large jam jar
  • Cookie (small enough to fit in the jam jar)
  • Cocktail stick
  • Glaze pens, in black and orange
  • tablespoon
  • teaspoon
  • Bowl
  • Glass ribbon and gift tags

Allergen information

Please note that this recipe may contain allergens. Possible allergens can be found in the ingredients list below.

White marshmallows, gelatin (derived from animals)
Icing sticks may contain traces of milk and soy
Giant milk and soy chocolate button
Chocolate (mini Reese’s peanut butter cups or other domed chocolate) Milk, peanuts and soy
Cocoa powder None
Horlicks powder gluten (from barley), milk and soy
Mini white marshmallows gelatin (derived from animals)
Biscuit wheat, milk and soy
Strawberry shoelaces None
Ingredients Allergens

Storage and leftovers

After preparation, this snow globe hot chocolate can be enjoyed immediately. If there are any leftovers, we recommend storing them in the refrigerator. Be sure to remove any inedible decorations before refrigerating. For best taste and quality, consume within 2-3 days.

Health Benefits of Snow Globe Hot Chocolate

Health Benefits of Snow Globe Hot Chocolate

Snow Globe Hot Chocolate is not only a delicious and indulgent treat, but it also offers several health benefits. This delicious drink combines the rich flavors of cocoa powder and Horlicks powder with other healthy ingredients. Let’s explore the health benefits of each component:

Cocoa powder

Cocoa powder is made from cocoa beans and is rich in antioxidants. These antioxidants help neutralize harmful free radicals in the body, reduce inflammation and protect against chronic diseases. Cocoa powder also contains flavonoids, which can improve heart health by lowering blood pressure and improving blood circulation. Additionally, it is associated with improved brain function and mood elevation due to its content in various bioactive compounds such as theobromine and phenethylamine.

Horlicks powder

Horlicks Powder is a malt drink mix that provides essential vitamins and minerals. It is known for its high calcium content, which can help maintain strong bones and teeth. Additionally, Horlicks powder contains important nutrients such as vitamin D, vitamin B complex and iron, which support overall health and well-being. Incorporating Horlicks powder into your Snow Globe Hot Chocolate can provide an additional nutritional boost.

Marshmallows

While marshmallows are primarily a sweet and indulgent treat, they can provide small health benefits when consumed in moderation. Marshmallows contain gelatin, a protein that supports joint and bone health. Gelatin is also rich in collagen, which promotes healthy skin, hair and nails. However, it is important to note that marshmallows should be enjoyed as part of a balanced diet and should not be relied upon as a major source of nutrition.

Strawberries

Adding strawberries to Snow Globe Hot Chocolate not only adds a touch of freshness and flavor, but also provides several health benefits. Strawberries are low in calories and high in fiber, making them a good choice for weight management. They’re also packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that can contribute to a stronger immune system and improved overall health. The combination of strawberries and cocoa powder in this hot chocolate recipe creates a delicious and nutritious drink.

When you enjoy Snow Globe hot chocolate, you can treat yourself to a delicious treat while enjoying the benefits of its nutritious ingredients. Remember to consume it in moderation and as part of a balanced diet to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

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