Homemade Magic Shell (Ice Cream topping)

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by princess buttercup

A homemade version of the hard shell ice cream topping

Top Review by rockinred

I won't rate this recipe b/c I didn't try it as described, but I *did* try it with the butterscotch chips...I thought I'd give it a whirl as my DH doesn't like chocolate (yes - gasp!) It wasn't successful - it got grainy & lumpy as soon as it started to cool. I think the problem is that the butterscotch chips don't have the same cream-based ingredients. *sigh* It was still tasty, but not like Magic Shell! I thought I'd post in case anyone else was considering trying this with butterscotch chips.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt chocolate chips and butter together.
  2. Cool.
  3. When ready to serve pour over ice cream.

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