Beat the heat with this three-ingredient icy treat that appeals to the kid in all of us.
- Prep time 30 minutes
- Total time 4 hours & 30 minutes
- Portion size 6 servings
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 6 cups hulled strawberries (about 750 g)
- 2 teaspoons vanilla
MethodIn small saucepan, bring sugar and 1/4 cup water to boil; cook, stirring often, for 1 minute. Let cool completely.
In food processor, purée strawberries with vanilla until smooth. Add sugar mixture; blend until combined. Pour into 8-inch (2 L) square cake pan; cover with plastic wrap and freeze until firm, about 4 hours. (Make-ahead: Freeze for up to 1 week.)
Using fork, scrape mixture to form crystals. Spoon into serving dishes or paper cones.
Tip from the Test Kitchen: To keep the snow cones from melting quickly, chill the serving dishes in the freezer for about 20 minutes before serving.
Nutritional facts per serving: about
- Fibre 2 g
- Sodium 2 mg
- Sugars 22 g
- Protein 1 g
- Calories 102.0
- Potassium 170 mg
- Cholesterol 0 mg
- Total carbohydrate 25 g
- Iron 4.0
- Folate 12.0
- Calcium 2.0
- Vitamin C 108.0