Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

My kids loved this treat from Southern Living. A cheap plastic ketchup squeeze bottle is great for squirting the syrup over shaved ice.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 14 cups water
  • 2 (1/4 ounce) envelopespink unsweetened lemonade mix (.23 oz. pkgs Kool-Aid Pink Lemonade)
  • 1 (1/8 ounce) envelopecherry unsweetened flavored drink mix (.13 oz. pkg Kool-Aid Cherry)
  • shaved ice or crushed ice


  1. Bring sugar and 1 1/4 cups water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Remove from heat, and stir in drink mixes. Cover and chill until ready to serve.
  2. Let stand at room temperature about 20 minutes. Spoon 1 to 2 tablespoons syrup over 1 c shaved or crushed ice for each serving.