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For the love of Magic Shell

I am an ice cream lover and one of the convenience foods that I love is Magic Shell. It is underrated and underappreciated. When I get it people often muse that they didn't know that they still sold it.

I am unaware of where else you can get the ice cream hardening chocalate qualities anywhere else other than that little bottle.

One of my bitches through the years is the dearth of the old flavors and the addition of the new. Back in the day they had caramel, butterscotch (think they still have this but it may not be at my grocery stores), chocolate mint, chocolate fudge and many others. Now they have chocolate but they have tried to introduce these new flavors like twix and turtle. When you add chunky materials to the magic shell it stops it up and it is generally not as good. Just my two cents.

Any other magic shell fans out there? Someone also told me of an ice cream cake recipe using Magic Shell that sounded delicious. I may have to search around for that. I think it should appear in more dessert recipes. :) LONG LIVE MAGIC SHELL!

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  1. Wow, I loved that crispity, crunchity, goodness when I was a kid.
    I think you are right about the chunky additions - not the same.
    I am going to go out and look for some, today!

    1. I agree, it is soo good... but then I read the label and recognize that the "magic" comes from al the saturated fat... and I just can't do it. Oh, but the memories.

      1. MAGIC SHELL ROCKS! But only with Dreyer's Double Vanilla. OMG I haven't had that in so long.

        1. Do you have the recipe for that ice cream cake with magic shell? That sounds awesome! I love magic shell too!

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          1. re: tatertot

            Hey tatertot, notice my name...hmm.
            Anyway, just wanted to let y'all know, I WILL be enjoying some magic shell this weekend...can't wait!

          2. Love Magic Shell!!!! I get my Mum to send it to me as the only ones I have found in Cdn are the new fangled versions. I love just regular Chocolate and Chocolate fudge, but can't find them! I used to love putting some in ice cube tray top with some peanut butter and then more magic shell and toss them in the freezer. Home made peanut butter cups! :) Haven't done that since I wa about 14 LOL