Give yourself a sweet treat from this nationally recognized bakery
It’s perfect weather for a steaming hot cup of hot chocolate and a bakery in Plymouth has marshmallows that are a national food award finalist to pair with it. The Blu Kitchen in Plymouth originally started as a place to find delicious macaroons, inspired by owner Adina St. John’s desire to recreate the treat her husband enjoyed during a business trip to France. Now, The Blu Kitchen offers various flavors of macaroons, hot chocolate mixes, and homemade marshmallows that are a top five finalist in The Good Food Award. The bakery’s vanilla flavored marshmallows were one out of 3,000 entries across the country,Watch the video above to hear more about The Blu Kitchen and their sweets.
Here’s a holiday twist for your morning coffee
This week’s Try It Out Tuesday had us finding new ways to enjoy an iconic holiday candy that you may have a lot of around the house right now. Kila Peeples found a couple of ways to upcycle candy canes, by including them in her favorite morning drink. She found recipes to make homemade coffee creamer and syrup using crushed candy canes. Not only did Kila have fun preparing the candy canes (crushing them was a great stress reliever), but making the syrup and creamer wasn’t as hard as she thought it would be. Watch the video above to see how Kila’s syrup and coffee creamer turned out!
These hot chocolate bombs have a sweet surprise
Drop a bomb on the cold weather with a new hot drink trend. A piping hot mug of hot chocolate is always nice when it’s freezing outside, and now there is a sweet way to have some fun with it. Hot chocolate bombs are the new popular way to enjoy the sweet drink. It’s a hollow chocolate ball filled with hot chocolate mix and marshmallows or even flavored instant coffee. Watch the video above to see how the bomb works and where to find them.
Homemade Hot Chocolate Recipes for Families
Or opt to eat your hot chocolate instead by baking up a pan or two of hot chocolate cookies (yes, theyre topped with marshmallows). The Best Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix Nix the packets in favor of making your own homemade hot chocolate mix with this recipe from Kitchen Meets Girl. Homemade White Hot Chocolate For something creamier than regular chocolate, try this homemade white hot chocolate from Gimme Some Oven. Hot Chocolate Cookies Capture all the goodness of a cup of hot chocolate complete with a gooey marshmallow on top. Hot Chocolate Cake Use the favorite hot drink as the inspiration for this hot chocolate cake from Betty Crocker.metroparent.com