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DIY Snow Cone Syrup Recipe

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time1 min
Total Time6 mins
Course: Dessert
Servings: 12
Author: Mindi with iSaveA2Z.com


  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 package of unsweetened drink mix Kool-Aid or other brand. Or you can use 1/2 teaspoon (or more depending on how strong you like it) of your favorite extract.
  • container to put syrup in


  • In a medium saucepan, stir together the sugar and water.
  • Bring to a boil, stir until sugar is dissolved while boiling for about 1 minute.
  • Remove pan from heat and stir in flavored drink mix or extract. If using extract start with 1/2 teaspoon then add more to taste if needed.
  • Allow to cool completely and transfer to container for pouring. Syrup will get thicker as it cools.
  • Prepare shaved ice and pour on top.