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Magic Shell for Ice Cream

BY HELEN S. FLETCHER, ON
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Magic ShellIt’s that time of the month when I’m off to TV land.  By virtue of the fact, I have four to four and a half minutes on air, whatever I am doing has to be easy and doable. This month my focus is on the Magic Shell for ice cream.

If you’ve ever had a soft serve ice cream dipped in chocolate that forms a hard shell, magic shell is it. I always have mine dipped twice and then try to eat it fast enough so the ice cream doesn’t drip all over me. I’m usually not successful so it calls for getting one of these when I’m in an old, comfy top I don’t much care about.

Coconut oil can be found in most grocery stores today,   You want the refined coconut which is opaque white in the jar and solid, not liquid. coconut oilSome say you can use any oil or butter but I have only made it with the coconut oil. After you open the oil, store it in the refrigerator. Liquify in the microwave when you want to use it again or as in this case, just spoon it out.
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