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Magic Shell Smoothie Bowl

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This viral TikTok recipe for a magic shell smoothie bowl is super fun to make!

It's a delicious snack, breakfast, or dessert that you've got to try.

An overhead shot of a magic shell smoothie bowl with a silver spoon.

What is a magic shell smoothie bowl?

The magic shell smoothie bowl trend started on TikTok when Halle Burns (@ballehurns) shared a viral video that's been viewed over 8 million times.

The smoothie bowl is made by creating a thick fruit smoothie and then topping it with a chocolate coconut oil mixture that quickly hardens to create a shell.

Ingredients You'll Need

It's super easy to make this smoothie bowl.

All you'll need is two cups of your favorite frozen fruit (I used banana and strawberry), ½ cup of almond or oat milk, 2 tablespoons coconut oil, 2 tablespoons cacao or cocoa powder, and 2 teaspoons honey or agave.

A bowl of frozen bananas and strawberries, a measuring cup with almond milk, a small bowl with coconut oil, a small bowl with cacao powder, and a small bowl with honey.

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An overhead shot of a strawberry banana smoothie bowl.
An overhead shot of magic shell hardening on a smoothie bowl.
An overhead shot of a magic shell smoothie bowl with a silver spoon.

Tips for this Recipe

  • Once you've blended your smoothie, you'll need to work quickly as it will begin melting. So have all your magic shell ingredients out on the counter, measured out before you start blending the smoothie!
  • For the vegan version of this recipe - use agave or cane sugar, instead of honey.
  • You can use any frozen fruit you like to make your smoothie, but if you use fresh fruit the smoothie will be too loose and the magic shell will sink to the bottom when you pour it on.
Yield: 1 bowl

Magic Shell Smoothie Bowl

An overhead shot of a magic shell smoothie bowl with a silver spoon.

This easy magic shell smoothie bowl is a delicious and fun treat you've got to try!

Prep Time 3 minutes
Additional Time 3 minutes
Total Time 6 minutes


  • 2 cups frozen fruit (we used strawberries and a banana)
  • ½ cup almond or oat milk
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons cacao or cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoons honey or agave


  1. Melt the coconut oil in a microwave. It usually takes 30 seconds. Set aside
  2. Combine the fruit and milk in a high-speed blender and blend for 2 minutes or until combined.
  3. Spread the smoothie out in a bowl.
  4. Stir together the melted coconut oil, cacao powder, and honey till fully combined. Pour it over the smoothie and use a spoon to spread it across the top.
  5. Let the chocolate harden for 45 seconds to 1 minute.
  6. Break the chocolate shell with a spoon and enjoy your smoothie!

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 531Total Fat: 30gSaturated Fat: 23gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 8mgCarbohydrates: 64gFiber: 10gSugar: 38gProtein: 6g


Saturday 22nd of January 2022

It worked and it’s literally so amazing!❤️ I’m mega happy I found out how to do this, it’s sooo easy! 10/10 definitely try


Sunday 23rd of January 2022

So glad you enjoyed it!


Friday 21st of January 2022

Wow this sounds super good, I’m going to try it!

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