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15 mins

RECIPE

Summer Sno-Cones 3 Ways​

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MORE ABOUT THE RECIPE

Looking for a tasty way to beat the heat? Create your own sno-cone syrups with these easy coffee-forward recipes, crafted to put a spin on a refreshing summertime treat.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

  • Bag shaved ice (8–10 lb bag)
  • Coffee ‘n’ cream syrup (see recipe below)
  • Cherry-coffee amaretto syrup (see recipe below)
  • Café Cubano syrup (see recipe below)
  • Whipped cream, for garnish
  • Chocolate-covered espresso beans, for garnish
  • Maraschino cherries, for garnish
  • Lemon zest, for garnish
  • Lime zest, for garnish
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White Sugar

HOW TO MAKE

Summer Sno-Cones
STEP 01

Form sno-cone ice into balls and place into desired serving cups.

STEP 02

Choose your favorite sno-cone syrup flavor! See recipes below for how to make syrups.

STEP 03

For Co­ffee ‘n’ Cream Sno-Cones, drizzle with syrup and garnish with whipped cream and a chocolate-covered espresso bean.

STEP 04

For Cherry-Co­ffee Amaretto Sno-Cones, drizzle with syrup and top with a maraschino cherry.

STEP 05

For Ca­fé Cubano Sno-Cones, drizzle half of the sno cone with lemon-lime syrup and the other half with coffee syrup and garnish with lemon and lime zest.

HOW TO MAKE

Coffee ‘n’ Cream Sno-Cone Syrup

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

2 cups prepared Starbucks® Cold Brew

1 cup sugar

1 vanilla bean, scraped (or 1 Tbsp vanilla extract)

2 oz sweetened condensed milk

STEP 01

Place cold brew, sugar, and vanilla in a saucepan. Bring mixture to a boil. Cook until reduced by half and syrupy (about 10-12 minutes).

STEP 02

Remove from heat and whisk in sweetened condensed milk until smooth. Cool completely. Store in an airtight container in the fridge.

HOW TO MAKE

Cherry-Coffee Amaretto Sno-Cone Syrup

STEP 01

Place cold brew, frozen cherries, cherry juice and sugar in a saucepan. Cook until reduced by half and syrupy (10–12 minutes).

STEP 02

Remove from heat and whisk in amaretto (or almond extract). Set aside to cool completely. Store in an airtight container in the fridge.

HOW TO MAKE

Ca­fé Cubano Sno-Cone Syrup

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

4 oz fresh lemon juice

4 oz fresh lime juice

1 lemon, peeled

2 cups sugar, divided

2 oz water

8 oz prepared Starbucks® Cold Brew

STEP 01

Prepare lemon-lime syrup by placing lemon juice, lime juice, lemon peel, 1 cup sugar and water in a saucepan. Bring mixture to a boil. Cook until reduced by half and syrupy (about 10 minutes). Remove from heat and set aside to cool completely.

STEP 02

Prepare co­ffee syrup by placing cold brew and remaining cup of sugar in a saucepan. Bring mixture to a boil. Cook until reduced by half and syrupy (5–7 minutes). Set aside to cool completely. Store in an airtight container in the fridge.

SERVE AND ENJOY

Summer Sno-Cones 3 Ways​

Revel in the deliciousness.