Food Prep

Magical melting chocolate ball desserts are taking over the Internet

The balls have become an Internet sensation.

The balls have become an Internet sensation.

If you’re a sucker for the spectacle of dessert presentations then you’d be happy to learn that there’s a spate of Instagram and YouTube foodie videos that are featuring some form of the melted chocolate ball.

Created by forming a sphere of chocolate with a hollow center, hot chocolate syrup is poured over the finished creation, which instantly melts away or opens up like a bird's egg, revealing a surprise center.  Chefs leave brownies, fruit and even ice cream inside the chocolate shells.

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Magical melting balls are showing up at Bodega Negra in New York and the Pantry, located inside The Verve-Crowne Plaza Natick in Mass.

Think you’re brave enough to try this at home? This video breaks down how to do a chocolate caramel peanut bomb step-by-step.