ALL NATURAL SNOW CONE DIY SYRUPS | Rocky Mountain Flatbread

ALL NATURAL SNOW CONE DIY SYRUPS

30
Jun
2017
All Natural Snow Cones

Summer is here & what better way to cool down that with a snow cone!

Of course I  wanted to find ALL NATURAL snow cone syrup recipe so I looked to “Google” and thanks to Victoria who hosts A Modern Homestead Blog I found some awesome flavours:  Watermelon (pink) , Cherry (Red) , Blueberry (Blue) , Kiwi (Green), Mango  (Yellow) …

You can get creative too and mix your own fruits to make your own DIY syrup.

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How to Make Homemade Snow Cone Syrups

These snow cone syrup recipes are super easy.

The basics of making a homemade snow cone syrup are going to be the same no matter what flavor you want to make.

Step 1:

Add all ingredients to a sauce pan, mash fruit as the mixture heats. Fruit can be frozen, but make sure you mash as it heats to release the flavor and color!

Step 2:

Boil the ingredients until mixture becomes thick and a syrup forms. Not too thick though, you’re not making jam. But just a good syrup consistency (think maple syrup). You can add water if it gets too thick!

Step 3:

Strain (if needed) and cool! Store in the fridge for up to 1 year.

But even though the basic recipe is the same, each fruit and flavor requires it own fruit:sugar ratio. I’ve listed them out below, but the steps for making the syrups will all be as listed above!

Ingredients for 22 Snow Cone Syrups:

  1.  Apple Cinnamon: 4 Cups Apple Juice+ 1/2 Cup Sugar + 2 Cinnamon Sticks
  2. Blueberry: 4 Cups Blueberries + 3/4 Cup Water + 5 Tbsp Sugar + Juice from 1 Lemon
  3. Caramel: 1 Cup Sugar + 1/2 Cup Brown Sugar + 1 Cup Water + 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  4. Cherry: 1 Cup Cherries, pitted + 1 Cup Sugar + 1 Cup Water
  5. Cherry Vanilla: 1 Cup Cherries, pitted + 1 Cup Sugar + 1 Cup Water + 2 Tbsp Vanilla Extract
  6. Cranberry: 2 1/2 Cups Cranberries + 1 Cup Sugar + 1 Cup Water
  7. Grape: 2 Pounds Concord Grapes + 1 Cup Sugar + 1 Cup Water (Puree mix before straining to preserve the color)
  8. Green Apple: 2 Cups Green Apple, with Peel + 1/2 Cup Raw Spinach Leaves (for color) + 1 Cup Sugar + 1 Cup Water
  9. Honeydew Melon: 3 Cups Honeydew Melon + 1/4 Cup Raw Spinach Leaves (for color) + 1 Cup Sugar + 1 Cup Water
  10. Kiwi: 3 Cups Kiwi + 1/4 Cup Raw Spinach Leaves (for color) + 1 Cup Sugar + 1 Cup Water
  11. Lemon: 1 Cup Lemon Juice (fresh) + 1 Cup Sugar
  12. Mango: 2 Mangos + 3/4 Cup Sugar + 1 Cup Water + 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  13. Orange: 1 Cup Orange Juice (fresh) + 1 Cup Sugar
  14. Peach: 1 Cup Peaches (fresh or frozen) + 1 Cup Sugar + 1/3 Cup Water
  15. Peppermint: 1 Cup Sugar + 1 Cup Water + 5 Drops Food Grade Pure Peppermint Essential Oil
  16. Pineapple: 1 Cup Pineapple Juice + 1 Cup Sugar
  17. Pomegranate: 1 Cup Pomegranate Seeds + 1 Cup Sugar + 1 Cup Water + 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  18. Raspberry: 1 1/2 Cups Raspberries + 1 Cup Sugar + 1 Cup Water
  19. Strawberry: 1 Pound Strawberries + 1 Cup Sugar + 1 Cup Water
  20. Vanilla: 1 Cup Sugar + 1 Cup Water + 2 Tbsp Vanilla Extract
  21. Watermelon: 4 Cups Watermelon Juice + 1 Cup Sugar
  22. Warm Vanilla Spice: 1 Cup Sugar + 1 Cup Water + 2 tsp Cinnamon + 1 tsp Nutmeg + 2 tsp Cloves + 1 Tbsp Vanilla Extract