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Chocolate Magic Shell

    Made with just two simple ingredients, you won’t believe how easy it is to make homemade chocolate magic shell! Perfect for pairing with your favorite Tillamook Ice Cream flavor!

    Liz Life is Eat Short Eat the Ice Cream

    When we bought our dream house last year, I had one primary goal: to find a home with space for entertaining (and cooking for!) our friends and family. 

    Coffee Almond Fudge Parfait

    As a result, I was thrilled when my friends at Tillamook gave me another excuse to host a party: National Ice Cream Month!

    Ice Cream Parfait Toppings

    When brainstorming my ice cream social, I took inspiration from the ever-popular meat and cheese charcuterie boards that you see at parties everywhere these days and decided to create display boards full of delicious ice cream parfait toppings.

    Toasted Coconut and Cherries

    One of the many reasons I love Tillamook Ice Cream, aside from the incredible taste and texture, is the fact that their flavors are made with only high quality, premium ingredients.

    Liz Handing Out Parfaits

    As a result, I wanted to pair the ice cream with real, non-artificial ice cream toppings such as toasted coconut flakes, roasted pecans, fresh picked blueberries and, of course, homemade magic shell. (More on that in a bit!)

    Kids Toppings Egg Crates

    Of course, you can’t have an ice cream social without including the kiddos so we made mini egg shell cartons full of their very own toppings like muesli, sliced strawberries, granola and more.

    Kids Making Ice Cream Parfaits

    It’s hard to say, but I think they were a hit with the little ones.

    Liz Passing Out Parfaits
    Beverage Station
    Liz Giving Demo

    While the kids were outside diving in, I snuck the adults inside for a quick magic shell demonstration.

    Peanut Butter Magic Shell

    In addition to chocolate, I also showed how to make my other favorite ice cream topping: peanut butter magic shell.

    Chocolate Magic Shell Recipe
    Friends Minds Blown

    Needless to say, their minds were blown. It doesn’t take much with this crew and that’s why I love them so much!

    Friends Making Parfaits

    After the demo, I let the crowd loose to get busy and make their own special ice cream parfait creations using a few of my favorite Tillamook ice cream flavors including Chocolate Peanut Butter, Coffee Almond Fudge, Chocolaty Chip Cookie Dough, Mint Chocolate Chip and more.

    Group Photo of Girls

    Now it’s your turn! Call you friends, gather your family or invite over the neighbors for your own ice cream social!

    Liz Holding Ice Cream Parfait

    No matter how big or small the get together, one thing is for sure: everyone is all smiles when it comes to ice cream.

    Your spoon is waiting.

    chocolate magic shell for ice cream

    Chocolate Magic Shell

    5 stars average
    Made with just two simple ingredients, you won’t believe how easy it is to make homemade chocolate magic shell!
    PREP: 5 mins
    COOK: 1 min
    TOTAL: 6 mins
    Servings: 4


    • ½ cup chocolate chips
    • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
    • Tillamook Ice Cream (to serve, any flavor)


    • Place all ingredients in a microwave safe dish and heat until melted, about 60 seconds, stirring every 20 seconds. 
    • Drizzle chocolate magic shell on top of your favorite Tillamook Ice Cream flavor to serve. 


    Nutrition facts do not include the ice cream.


    Serving: 3tablespoonsCalories: 173kcalCarbohydrates: 15gProtein: 1gFat: 12gSaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 3mgSodium: 15mgFiber: 0gSugar: 14gVitamin A: 50IUCalcium: 26mgIron: 0.3mg

    SHOW AND TELL ON INSTAGRAM!Show me your creation and rate it below! Mention @thelemonbowl or tag #thelemonbowl! I would LOVE to see!

    Disclosure: This post was written in partnership with Tillamook Ice Cream. Photography by Alejandro Photography. All thoughts are my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that make The Lemon Bowl possible.

    Want more delicious summer treats? Head over to my Pinterest board for more chocolate goodness!


    Liz DellaCroce

    Liz Della Croce is the creator and author of The Lemon Bowl, a healthy food blog. Since 2010, Liz has been sharing delicious recipes that just so happen to be healthy. By using real ingredients with an emphasis on seasonality, Liz has built a growing audience of loyal readers who crave good food for their families. Click Here To Subscribe to my newsletter:


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