Thursday, April 23, 2009

Homemade Magic Shell Ice Cream Topping

Every Wednesday night at 7:30 PM EST we have a Nutrition/Weight Loss Class here at our house. This class is also broadcast LIVE over the internet through our website. The attendees vary from 6 to 20 in our living room, sometimes it's standing room only. The website hosts anywhere from 20-50 people. The class also gets recorded for those who have other commitments on Wednesday nights.

Each week after class, the LIVE attendees always have a special treat from the Test Kitchen. We are constantly trying out new low glycemic recipes to keep our program exciting and do-able. This week we did something a little different after class. I demonstrated how to make Homemade Magic Shell, which is VERY easy- so easy in fact that I didn't hand out a recipe for it and basically just wing it every time.

Here are some guidelines when making Magic Shell:

Begin by melting about 1/4 cup of coconut oil in a saucepan, being careful to remove from the burner as soon as it is clear. Whisk in about 2 tablespoons of unsweetened cocoa, 2 tablespoons of agave and 1/2 teaspoon or so of vanilla.Last night we had homemade vanilla coconut milk ice cream and topped it with the Magic Shell - everyone loved it! The coconut oil makes the mixture harden as soon as it hits the cold ice cream.

Give this chemical free ice cream topping a try, it's so easy.

Enjoy the day -Wonderwoman

1 comment:

  1. First let me say thanks for the comment the today! (about the Easter table decorations) I got those little egg nests at TJMax! They may have some left if you're lucky!

    I love your blog! I'll be adding you to my blog reader and checking in often! Can't wait to try the icecream recipe! mmm!



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