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Homemade Magic Chocolate Shell For Ice Cream

This Homemade Chocolate Magic Shell For Ice Cream is so easy to make for dessert! Simple ingredients harden into a chocolate shell on your ice cream!

What is a magic shell?

A magic shell is a hard, glossy coating that forms on the surface of ice cream when it is exposed to cold temperatures. The shell is made from chocolate and coconut oil, and it can be used to coat any flavor of ice cream.

How do you make a magic shell?

To make a magic shell, simply melt together chocolate and coconut oil in a microwave-safe bowl or in a double boiler. Once the mixture is melted, pour it over your ice cream and allow it to harden.

What are the benefits of using a magic shell?

A magic shell is a great way to add flavor and texture to your ice cream. It also helps to prevent ice cream from melting too quickly.

What are some flavor ideas for a magic shell?

You can use any flavor of chocolate that you like for your magic shell. Some other great flavor options include: mint chocolate, peanut butter chocolate, almond Joy chocolate, and white chocolate.

Does magic shell work on cake?

Yes! Magic shell can also be used to coat cakes or cupcakes. Simply pour the melted chocolate over the top of your cake or cupcake and allow it to harden.

What else can I use magic shell for?

In addition to ice cream and cake, you can also use magic shell to make chocolate-covered strawberries, bananas, or pretzels. You can also use it to make a chocolate sauce for ice cream or to top off a sundae.

Does magic shell have gluten?

No, magic shell does not contain gluten.

Does magic shell have dairy?

Yes, magic shell contains dairy in the form of cocoa butter. If you are looking for a dairy-free option, you can use a vegan chocolate for your magic shell.

Does magic shell have sugar?

Yes, magic shell contains sugar. If you are looking for a sugar-free option, you can use a sugar-free chocolate for your magic shell.

What is the shelf life of magic shell?

Magic shell will last for up to 6 months when stored in a cool, dark place.


Homemade Magic Chocolate Shell For Ice Cream
Yield: 2 cups

Homemade Magic Chocolate Shell For Ice Cream

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Take your sundaes to the level level with this delicious chocolate magic shell!


  • 2 cups milk chocolate chips
  • 6 tablespoons coconut oil


  1. add chips and coconut oil to a bowl. Microwave for 30 seconds at a time until melted. Stir in between melting. 
  2. Store in a air tight container. Might need to microwave for a few seconds each use. 

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 252Total Fat 18gSaturated Fat 13gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 4gCholesterol 8mgSodium 27mgCarbohydrates 20gFiber 1gSugar 17gProtein 3g

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