9 Easy Snow Cone Recipes That Will Make You Forget About Ice Cream

Make your own snow cone at home with these simple recipes

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9 Easy Snow Cone Recipes That Will Make You Forget About Ice Cream

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Make your own delicious snow cone creations at home by following these simple granita recipes.

Coconut Granita

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What could be easier than dumping two cans of full-fat coconut milk into a dish, popping that dish into the freezer, and then stirring the coconut milk with a fork at regular intervals until fluffy and frozen?

Coffee Granita

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Turn your favorite caffeinated beverage into a frozen treat by making it into a granita. Add sugar to your lukewarm coffee or espresso (about one cup of sugar for every four cups of coffee) and then pour it into a dish to freeze, stirring it with a fork every 30 minutes for three to four hours.

 

Concord Grape Granita

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Concord grapes are sweet and juicy, so this granita recipe adds a hint of lime juice to help balance the flavors. Finish the granita with a sprinkle of high-quality sea salt for a delicious and sophisticated snow cone.

Lemon Granita

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If you love frozen lemonade, then you’ll love this icy lemon treat. Give this granita extra flavor by adding some fresh mint leaves to the mix.

Mango Rum Granita

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This sweet and spicy granita (you can thank the flame-roasted jalapeño for the hint of heat) is one of our favorite summertime treats. You only need four ingredients, and it’s full of bold, fresh flavors.

Orange Granita

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You have two options when making a refreshing orange granita: simply freeze store-bought orange juice in a shallow dish, stirring it with a fork every 30 minutes for three to four hours, or combine the juice of six oranges with half a cup of sugar (it’s best to heat the mixture just until the sugar has dissolved) before freezing and stirring. Whatever you choose, the results will be delicious!

Peach Granita

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This grown-up granita makes the perfect snow cone. Instead of sipping on prosecco, add it to a sauce pan with sugar, lemon juice, mint, and salt to make a delicious syrup for this peachy frozen treat.

Strawberry Granita

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Take two pints of strawberries (hulled) and purée them until smooth in a food processor. Then, make a simple syrup by heating half a cup of water and a quarter cup of sugar in a saucepan just until the sugar has dissolved. When the simple syrup has cooled, combine it with the strawberry purée. Then, freeze the mixture, stirring it with a fork every 30 minutes until ready to serve. 

Watermelon Granita

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Watermelon is the perfect granita ingredient; just seed it and purée it with honey and a hint of lime juice and you’re ready to start freezing and stirring. Don’t like watermelon? Try honeydew melon or cantaloupe instead!