Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Homemade Magic Shell

I just loved Magic Shell as a kid, not because it tasted great, because actually it didn't - I still remember it tasting kinda weird and chemically, but I loved it because it was the coolest thing that it hardened almost immediately when you poured it on ice cream. Too bad it didn't taste more like Dairy Queen's chocolate dip. As much as I loved that stuff, though, I had no intention of introducing it to my kids because, well, it's just really weird and chemically tasting and I had no desire to fill them up with more stuff like that than they already do.

Well you can imagine my utter excitement (and a little disbelief) when I ran across a recipe for Homemade Magic Shell on Real Food, Real Love's Facebook Page. And it was sooooo easy to make. C'mon, only two ingredients are REALLY all you need to make it?!? What-ever. Well, believe it or not, it's true! And it tastes OH SO GOOD! I'd go as far to say that it tastes just as good, if not even better than Dairy Queen's version! So be sure to check out their recipe: Real Food. Real Love.'s Homemade Magic Shell. And while I'm at it, here's the recipe to the ice cream my hubby made to go w/ the Magic Shell: Homemade Ben and Jerry's Sweet Cream Ice Cream (which can also be found in this post: Weekend of Friends Food and Soccer). Whew! That's a lot of links! :)

 Here's Sweetie's homemade ice cream in a waffle cone w/ just smidge of the magic shell. Can you say YUM?


The girls' ice cream with sprinkles of course!


Here's a quick and easy sopapilla sundae that I served at my Mexican Fiesta Volleyball Party last year. Simply made with a scoop (or two) of vanilla ice cream, a good long drizzle of Homemade Magic Shell, a dollop of whipped cream and a handful of Stacy's Cinnamon Sugar Pita Chips but OH soooo goood! :) Needless to say, it was a big hit!!!


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What's also cool is that you can just stick what you don't use in an air-tight glass jar and store it at room temp. When I want to use some, I just scoop some out into a small microwaveable dish and nuke it for like 8 seconds and it's ready to use.


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Shout Outs:
Real Food, Real Love.  found both on Facebook and their own webpage. LOVE it!

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Christine, aka happyvballgirl :)

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21 comments:

Alexis AKA MOM said...

Oh My gosh my dear that looks fab! Love if you stop by when you have time :) Running Away? I'll Help you pack

Bonny @ thedomesticatedprincess.com said...

I'm pinning this because my family loves the dipped cones at DQ but only get them on road trips to the grandparents' house.

The Thriftiness Miss said...

What an awesome recipe! So good to have :) Pinning... Have a wonderful day!!

Danni Baird @ Silo Hill Farm said...

Checking this one out for sure! I love that stuff! Thanks for telling us where you found the recipe and for sharing at Super Sweet Saturday, which is where I found you! Happy to be your newest follower via GFC.

Stephanie Michaels said...

Oh Magic Shell is the best! We had that all the time as a kid, I can't wait to make some. ; )
Thanks for sharing on Super Sweet Saturday!
Steph
swtboutique.com

Brenda said...

Thanks for sharing! Checked out the link to the recipe...Wow, that looks sooo simple and your photos show that it's a great recipe ;)

Have a sweet weekend :*)
~Brenda @ChattingOverChocolate.blogspot.com

Diana - FreeStyleMama said...

My kids would love this! Thanks for sharing at this week's Pin Me Linky Party.

Kathy Shea Mormino said...

Thank you for sharing with the Clever Chicks Blog Hop this week; I hope you’ll join us again!


Cheers,
Kathy Shea Mormino

The Chicken Chick

http://www.The-Chicken-Chick.com

Anonymous said...

Link to choc shell did not work.....
Yaddy

happyvballgirl said...

Thanks, Yaddy. They changed their site around a little bit. I've updated the link. Thanks for letting me know! :)

happyvballgirl said...

THanks for hosting, Kathy! :)

happyvballgirl said...

It is SOOOOO good! Hope you love it too! Thank YOU for hosting! :)

happyvballgirl said...

THanks so much for stopping by, Brenda! :) I'll have to check out your page too! :)

happyvballgirl said...

Thank you for hosting, Diana! :)

happyvballgirl said...

AWESOME! I love DQ dipped cones as well... YUM. :) How cool you can have them in the comfort of your own home, and w/ no yucky chemicals to boot! :)

happyvballgirl said...

Thanks for stopping by, Thriftiness Miss! :) You have a wonderful day as well. ;)

happyvballgirl said...

Thank you so much for stopping by and joining my GFC. I'll go check yours out as well! :)

happyvballgirl said...

Thanks for stopping by Alexis! And I've already stopped by and joined up! :)

Lisa Lynn said...

How fun! And delicious too :) I would love to have you join me as I kick off my brand new Creative HomeAcre Hop today at:
http://www.theselfsufficienthomeacre.com/category/the-creative-hopmeacre-hop

happyvballgirl said...

Thanks, Lisa Lynn! And thanks so much for stopping by w/ the invite. Just joined your first linky party! :)

Lisa Lynn said...

Thanks so much for sharing this on The Creative HomeAcre Hop!
http://www.theselfsufficienthomeacre.com/2013/02/the-creative-homeacre-hop.html

Hope to see you again next week!