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Chocolate Shell

I have been waiting all week long to share these with you! My favorite, favorite, mostest favoritest everest summertime flavor combination is Neapolitan. And this one is extra special to me!
Prep Time20 mins
cool15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chocolate Shell
Servings: 8 servings
Author: Amanda Rettke


  • 11 oz chocolate chips or finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp. vegetable oil or shortening


  • Combine chocolate and oil in a medium heat-proof bowl set over a saucepan of barely simmering water. Stir until melted and smooth. Transfer to small container with high sides (like a drinking glass, just make sure its wide enough to fit cupcake), and let cool about 15 minutes. OR;
  • Place chocolate and oil in a tall glass in the microwave for 1 minute. Remove and stir. If chocolates not all melted, return to the microwave in 15 second increments until chocolate is all melted.