Wedding Hot Cocoa Bar
Candy buffets can be found at many a wedding receptions, and while still fun, they are becoming anything but unique. Why not mix it up with a seasonal appropriate Hot Cocoa Bar? It’s classy, it’s intimate, it’s gourmet, and it will be sure to have your guests talking about more than just the beautiful bride.
Hot Cocoa Bar How-To’s
- Use fancy mugs. This can be an fun, attractive way to tie in your colors.
- Have a few assortments of flavored hot cocoa. Some favorites that would also act as a perfect base for your guests’ creations would be peppermint, white chocolate, and dark chocolate. Make sure the liquid starts out HOT. The room temperature add-ins will cool the cocoa quickly.
- Finely chop your chunky add-ins so they will melt well.
- Have both liquid and dry options for add-ins.
Hot Cocoa Bar Add-Ins
- Marshmallows (what hot cocoa isn’t complete without this staple?)
- Peppermint sticks
- Flavored syrups
- Flavored whipped cream
- Cinnamon sticks
- Orange twists or rinds
- Chopped up candy bar
- Chocolate chips
- Chocolate truffles
- Caramel squares
- Candied ginger
If hot cocoa isn’t your style, but you’re still looking for that exclusive, unique touch you may want to opt for a caramel apple bar or even a s’mores bar. Both have the same idea as the hot cocoa bar – You start with the base and add toppings or mix-ins to personalize. The options are limitless. Whatever your preference, a creative food bar can be a great tool to give your reception that extra “it” factor you’ve been looking for.