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Homemade chocolate syrup magic shell (a.k.a. crackle) is SO delicious and easy to make, you’ll want to have this every night!
I love ice cream. And really, in moderation, it can be a great bedtime snack when incorporated into a real food diet. Make sure to choose a natural, additive-free version with real milk, cream, and sugar (yum!) and without all the corn syrup and guar gum gunk. Read this article to see how your favorite brand measures up on the clean eating scale. Try making your own if you can’t find a brand with decent ingredients in your area. Check out these yummy-looking recipes: Raw Milk Ice Cream or Double Chocolate Coconut Milk are ones I’d love to try!
When sourced with high quality dairy products and if it’s made without additives, it (ice cream) is loaded with vitamins A, D, calcium, and saturated fat! Ice cream has been said to have a macro-nutrient profile similar to breast milk, so no wonder it’s a comfort food!
Homemade Chocolate Syrup Magic Shell
- 1/2 cup coconut oil (extra-virgin, cold pressed, unrefined is best – like this)
- 1/2 cup chocolate chips (I prefer 60% cacao – like these)
Gently heat the coconut oil and chocolate in a microwave, toaster oven, or double boiler until melted (not too hot!). Stir well and drizzle over your favorite ice cream.