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This homemade magic shell ice cream topping recipe is so easy to make and uses coconut oil! My hubby loves Magic Shell, but it's full of all sorts of nasty stuff, so when I first bought my ice cream maker last February, I thought I would try making my own.
This homemade magic shell ice cream topping recipe uses on a few simple ingredients, including nourishing coconut oil and is a great hit with kids (big and little!). Looking for something to put it on? Check out these recipes:
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Homemade Magic Shell Ice Cream Topping Recipe With Coconut Oil
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- 1 cup coconut oil
- 1/4 cup high-quality organic cocoa powder (you can also use carob powder)
- 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/8 – 1/4 cup honey or maple syrup (if you want to go sugar-free, you can eliminate this)
- 10 drops vanilla stevia (optional)
- In a double boiler (or sauce pan over low heat), melt all of the ingredients together.
- Using an immersion blender, whiz everything together. If you don't have an immersion blender, you can use a regular blender. This helps emulsify the ingredients so they don't separate.
- Serve over your favorite non-dairy vanilla ice cream. Tastes great on vanilla kefir ice cream!