In my house, that usually involves frozen treats — and lots of them. Ice cream , sorbet , popsicles , snow cones, you name it. Why wait for the ice cream truck to make its way down the street when you can make all of the above in the air-conditioned comfort of your own home? Get the entire family involved. Yield: Serves
Use Your Blender to Make Homemade Snow Cones this Summer
Cool off this Summer with Homemade Snow Cones
After a whole day of walking under the blazing heat of the sun, you find yourself sitting at the couch, drained and exhausted. Then, it hits you! Fear not, dear reader. After all, our wise ancestors were able to ignite fire on their own, so shaving ice is definitely something you can handle. Ready to create something cold and refreshing without a blender or shave ice machine?
Warm weather means cold treats -- and snow cones or shaved ice are summertime favorites. If you don't have a specialized ice-crushing machine, a blender or food processor can create a homemade version of this seasonal goody. Make sure the proper blade is installed in your blender or food processor. A standard blade should work well.
Much like my blender experience in Japan, good shaved ice was the norm, and easy to find at summer festivals throughout the warm months of the year. So why is this relevant for a Vitamix post? It was right on the border of being overly ripe, and the party was still two days away. I decided to blend the majority of the watermelon, and freeze the resulting juice in two 32oz tubs:.