Sass-up Your Hot Cocoa With This Gorgeous DIY Blooming Marshmallow

Did you ever look at your hot cocoa and think, “Man, this blob of a marshmallow is ruining my day”? And we all know coffee has those cute designs made by baristas everywhere but what does hot cocoa have? Nada, zip, zilch, that’s what. Well, we are here to change that for you. Check out these beautiful blooming marshmallow flowers you can make yourself at home. Now you can look in your mug of comfort and think, “I’ve never seen a more gorgeous hot chocolate in my life”. Yep, that’s what we’re here for.


Cold water


Vanilla extra

Powdered sugar


White chocolate

White paper sauce cup

Flower cookie cutter

Butter knife



Step 1: In a small saucepan over medium heat, stir together cold water, gelatin, and vanilla. Simmer.

Step 2: In a small bowl, add powdered sugar and the mixture.


Step 3: Beat with an electric mixer on low speed until frothy.


Step 4: Pour into prepared pan and spread the marshmallows.


Step 5: Set it to refrigerate until it hardens.

Step 6: Sprinkle the powdered sugar on the marshmallow and flip over on paper.

Step 7: Make a flower pattern marshmallow using a cookie cutter.

Step 8: Prepare melted white chocolate.

Step 9: Spread the melted white chocolate into sauce cup and place the marshmallow into the cup.


Step 10: Wait for it to set completely, and rip the sauce cup.


Step 11: Put it in the hot chocolate and watch it bloom.


* Nail Colors on hands provided by our sponsor ORLY.

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