Using healthier ingredients, here’s a quick, simple recipe for your own Homemade Magic Shell! Just minutes to whip up and it hardens when it hits ice cream into a nice fudgy shell and tastes delicious!
Our family loves fudgy, shell like ice cream toppings. Sure you can buy it in the store, but it’s so easy to make homemade Magic Shell right in your own kitchen!
Just add your chocolate chips and coconut oil (solid) to a microwave safe bowl and heat in 20-30 second bursts.
Be sure to stir after each heating, it shouldn’t really take longer than about 60 seconds. If too thick, add an additional tablespoon of coconut oil. Heat and stir until completely smooth.
1cupsemi-sweet chocolate chips or chunksmay substitute milk chocolate or white chocolate chips
2-3tablespoonscoconut oil measured when solid
1tablespoonunsweetened cocoa powder
1/4teaspoonvanilla bean paste or 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
pinchof sea salt or try Maldon’s flaky Sea Salt
Add the chocolate chips and 2 tablespoons coconut oil to a microwave safe bowl. Microwave in 20-30 second increments, making sure to stir very well after each heating, adding additional tablespoon coconut oil if too thick. Stirring well until completely melted and smooth.
Stir in cocoa powder, vanilla bean paste and sea salt until combined. Allow to cool for a few minutes, then top on ice cream of choice.
Store in an airtight container at room temperature, stir well before topping on ice cream again. If hardens, heat in 20 second increments in microwave on 50% power, adding a little more coconut oil if needed.