One of the most nostalgic childhood treats might be the snow cone, with its refreshing cool taste and fun bright colors and flavors. Debuting at a Texas state fair in 1919, a Dallas resident made us fall in love with his concept of flavored, crushed ice. Timeless in their appeal, snow cones are still popular today, and now we have machines to bring this treat into our grasp any time we want.
Sell your own
For those who want to make snow cones their business, this snow cone machine and kit will get you well on your way. It comes with 12 bottles and label stickers to create and store your syrups, 16 souvenir cups, 80 jumbo straws, 16 “shovels,” a drip tray, and 12 assorted snow cone flavor syrup powders. The Little Snowie kit has everything you need to make and start selling snow cones. All you need is the entrepreneur. Extremely easy to use, it requires only regular ice from your freezer. To make the flavored syrups, just add water and sugar to each powder stick.
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From slushies to ‘ritas
This compact electric shaved ice make will make your house the cool place to be. Designed for home use, we like its space-saving design and how easy it is to use. Great for entertaining, it’s capable of whipping up a variety of icy treats from snow cones, snowballs, and slushies for the kids, to margaritas for the adults. Each batch makes about 3 to 5 servings. Clean up is quick – just wipe it dry.
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Best curb appeal
This snow cone maker is truly a party maker, with its nostalgic design and its capacity to make twenty 8-oz snow cones at a time. Want to make an impression at your neighborhood block party? The Nostalgia snow cone maker is a good way to do it. With its 20-cup capacity and precision-cut stainless steel cutting blades, this machine works quickly at transforming ice cubes into fluffy snow-like ice. Its countertop size is convenient, so you can move it easily wherever you need to. We love the traditional design and the 360-degree view it provides of the ice-making.
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Get down to business
With ETL certification for commercial use, this electric snow cone machine can take care of all your home needs, but it’s also the perfect upgrade to your bar or restaurant. It also features an ergonomic handle that makes operating it easier and a limit switch for safety. No loud obnoxious ice crushing, as this machine makes very little noise when shaving ice. It’s equipped with a drainage hose to prevent leaking on your surface.
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For larger affairs
Great for large parties, restaurants, canteens, or school events, this premium stainless-steel snow cone maker has serious crushing capacity. Costzon Ice Shaver is what you need when you’re planning to serve up a lot of snow cones. This premium electric machine features 430 durable stainless-steel blades that can crush up to 440 pounds of ice per hour. The water-resistant on/off switch is safe enough to operate even with wet hands. We love the efficiency of this machine while still being low maintenance.
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