DIY Chocolate Shell Coating

Coat your favorite ice cream cone in a crackly layer of chocolate with this simple recipe.

Total Time:
10 min
Prep:
5 min
Cook:
5 min

Yield:
about 1/2 cup
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 6 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped into small pieces
  • 6 tablespoons vegetable shortening or virgin or extra-virgin coconut oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract, optional
  • Kosher salt
Directions
  • Melt the chocolate, shortening, vanilla and a pinch of salt in a small saucepan over medium-low heat, stirring constantly with a rubber spatula, until smooth, about 4 minutes. Pour the melted chocolate mixture into a small bowl. Pour over ice cream and let harden, or use as a coating for snacks like fruit or pretzels.

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