Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 5 mins

If you are looking for a fun treat to beat the summer heat then allow me to recommend making your own Homemade Snow Cones! It's super easy to make these Patriotic Snow Cones for the upcoming Holidays.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 lbs sugar
  • 1 quart water
  • 1 (1/4 ounce) packet cherry Kool-Aid
  • 1 (1/4 ounce) packetlemonade Kool-Aid
  • 1 (1/4 ounce) packetice blue raspberry lemonade Kool-Aid
  • 8 -10 lbs ice


  1. Combine sugar and water in a large pot and bring to a boil.
  2. Turn off heat and allow to cool.
  3. Put each flavor of Kool-Aid into a separate container. (We use the squeeze ketchup and mustard bottles that come in picnic packs.).
  4. Divide sugar evenly between each.
  5. Replace cap and shake well.
  6. Refrigerate syrup.
  7. You can get an ice shaver or you can use a blender or a food processor to crush ice.
  8. Heap shaved ice up to form a ball on top of your cup.
  9. Carefully pour syrup in thirds on top to make stripes.