DIY Snow Cones

Arguably one of the most important summer treats... the snow cone. It's an icon. And what better way to serve up an icon but inside another American icon... the red Solo cup

Sure, you could buy flavored syrups at your favorite grocery store. But wouldn’t it be cool to make them yourself? Here’s how.


Red Syrup


  • 1 pound strawberries
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water

Blue Syrup


  • 3 cups blueberries
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water


Dice fruit, and with other ingredients, heat on medium in a sauce pan.

Mash fruit while bring to a boil.

Boil 5-10 minutes or until syrup thickens.

Remove syrup and strain into a bowl.

Refrigerate for 2-3 hours.

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