Last Updated on December 30, 2023
Today, we’re going to be looking at a wedding cake snow cone syrup recipe. Whatever the time of year, I’m always craving a snow cone – but particularly, right now! It’s the middle of summer and we’re currently experiencing a heatwave in the UK. I’ve been desperately searching for ways to cool down, and snow cones are the perfect way!
Not only are they super simple to make, but they’re also delicious too. There’s an array of syrup flavors to choose from, and one of them is wedding cake! Summer is the most popular time for weddings, so what better treat to serve at your wedding, than wedding cake snow cones?! Let’s take a closer look.
What Is Wedding Cake Snow Cone Syrup?
You’ll likely already be familiar with snow cone syrup, but if you’re not, snow cone syrup is simply the flavoring you add to your snow cones to make them sugary and flavorful. The wedding cake flavor syrup is one of Hawaiian Shaved Ice’s most popular flavors. This is because it’s ideal for weddings. No need for wedding cakes when you have this dessert! Not only does it help to keep you and your wedding guests cool, but it also doubles as a dessert that’s refreshing, cold, and very inexpensive. Not just that – but it’s perfect for the little ones too!
If you’re wondering what this flavor tastes like, you can bet that it tastes just like a wedding cake! The delicious combination of almond and vanilla will make you feel as though you’re eating wedding cake but in the shape of a snow cone! You can buy this syrup here, in various sizes, such as gallon size or syrup package (if you’d like to try it first before committing).
You may be wondering what the ingredients are in the wedding cake snow cone syrup! The ingredients are:
- high fructose corn syrup
- citric acid
- sodium benzoate
- natural and artificial flavors
It’s worth mentioning that this particular flavor contains almond nut oil. It is the only flavor that contains this. It’s also worth noting that their syrups are vegan, soy-free, gluten-free, wheat-free, and egg free. However, their syrups are not Kosher.
Nutritional information of wedding cake snow cone syrup
If you’re curious as to the nutritional value of wedding cake snow cone syrup, then look no further. Each serving size (2 tablespoons) contains the following:
- Calories: 45
- Fat: 0g
- Sodium: 5mg
- Carbs: 12g
- Sugar: 12g
What Are Snow Cones?
If you’re unsure what a snow cone is, it’s essentially ground ice (or shaved ice) that is served in a cone. The ice has been flavored with sugar syrup, and sometimes contains toppings. They’re extremely popular at places such as theme parks and funfairs.
What is the difference between snow cones and shaved ice?
You may be thinking that shaved ice and snow cones are the same thing – but they aren’t! Although they are very similar. The only difference between the two is the size of the ice granules. Snow cones have larger pieces of ice, whereas shaved ice is like snow, and almost fluffy. In terms of taste? They’re practically identical.
Other snow cone syrup flavors
Hawaiian Shaved Ice is one of the leading brands for flavored syrups, and they have over 100+ flavors listed on their website. Their most popular flavors are as follows:
- blue raspberry
- tiger’s blood
- pina colada
- root beer
Some of my favorites include:
- pink bubble gum
- black cherry
- cherry cola
- tutti frutti
- wedding cake
- pink lemonade
Occasions to use snow cones for
Do you really need a specific occasion to enjoy a snow cone? I don’t think so! However, some of the most popular times to serve snow cones are:
Wedding Cake Snow Cone Syrup Recipe
Let’s get down to the reason you’re here: how to make wedding cake snow cones. The recipe we’re looking at is inspired by one from The Gunny Sack. This recipe is super easy, takes no time at all, and makes for the ideal dessert that doesn’t cut into your budget at all.
The ingredients you’ll need for this recipe are:
- 8 cups of ice cubes
- 12 tablespoons of wedding cake snow cone syrup (from Hawaiian Shaved Ice)
- optional: toppings (sprinkles, candy, whipped cream, gummies, chocolate syrup, etc.)
- 4 paper cones
Now all you need to do is:
Step 1: Crush the ice
Firstly, you’ll need to crush the ice cubes. You can do this in a range of ways: either by hand, blender, food processor, or snow cone maker. Once crushed to the consistency you require, fill your cones with crushed ice and pour over 2 tablespoons of snow cone syrup in each cone.
Step 2: Serve your ice cones
Place a ball of crushed ice on top of each cone, and pour on another one tablespoon of wedding cake syrup. Serve immediately as it is, or decorate with toppings of your choice. Enjoy!
I hope this post has helped you to become more familiar with a wedding cake snow cone syrup recipe. While it’s ideal for a wedding, you can enjoy this refreshing treat for any occasion!
Do you have any tips or tricks when it comes to making snow cones? If so, please feel free to let me know in the comments below. Sharing is caring!
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