Summers and icy beverages are a long standing intimate affair. One of the most enticing ice treats for children and adults alike has been the snow cones. As a child, one always dreams of having unlimited snow cones. Choosing from a variety of flavored snow cones differentiated by colorful sugar syrup, is a memory that not many of us have been able to shake out of our dreams. Flavors ranging from seasonal fruits such as strawberry, watermelon, kiwi, apple, orange, etc made it really difficult to choose just one while manmade flavors such as vanilla, candy, bubblegum, coffee, peanut butter and more could not be avoided either.
The cane syrups mostly consisting of sugar, is quickly absorbed by the flavorless ice and is effective in sending chills down the body. Nowadays, people as well as companies are experimenting with various additions and modifications in the traditional Snow Cone to make it more creative and attractive. Some are selling it with marshmallow toppings, chocolate filled centre of ice shaving or regional flavored syrups like palm, rose, saffron, etc.
The snow cone machine wonders
Back in those days, it was quite a laborious task to shave the ice with the help of blunt tools but the invention of the dedicated snow cone machine has made all the delights of enjoying the icy treats a possibility. Shaving ice has never been easier before. All one has to do is put the block of ice in the machine and voila! Fine and fluffy ice scrapes come out in volumes within minutes. No wonder they are aptly named ‘Sno-balls’ in New Orleans, the place of its origin.
Birthday parties are incomplete without these delightful Snow Cone Machines as children make a beeline for these savory indulgences. People can now easily rent a machine from plenty of renting services and make as many of these beauties as possible.