Cool and refreshing, these tasty summer treats take on a boozy adult twist.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • For simple syrup, in a medium saucepan stir together the sugar and water. Heat over medium heat until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat and cool. Stir in desired flavoring. Chill up to 1 month. Serve over shaved ice.

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*Limoncello Syrup:

Stir 1/3 cup limoncello into simple syrup. Tint with yellow food coloring, if desired.Nutrition analysis per serving: 67 calories, 0 g protein, 16 g carbohydrate, 0 g total fat (0 g sat. fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 0 g fiber, 15 g total sugar, 0% Vitamin A, 0% Vitamin C, 1 mg sodium, 0% calcium, 0% iron

*Mojito Syrup:

Reduce water to 1 1/2 cups. Add 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves while heating mixture. Cool as directed. Remove mint leaves. Stir in 1/2 cup lime juice and 1/3 cup rum. Tint with green food coloring, if desired.Nutrition analysis per serving: 68 calories, 0 g protein, 16 g carbohydrate, 0 g total fat (0 g sat. fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 0 g fiber, 16 g total sugar, 0% Vitamin A, 2% Vitamin C, 1 mg sodium, 0% calcium, 0% iron

*Grapefruit Syrup:

Replace water with 2 cups grapefruit juice. Prepare and cool as directed above. Stir in 1/3 cup tequila. Tint with red food coloring, if desired.Nutrition analysis per serving: 74 calories, 0 g protein, 17 g carbohydrate, 0 g total fat (0 g sat. fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 0 g fiber, 17 g total sugar, 2% Vitamin A, 12% Vitamin C, 0 mg sodium, 0% calcium, 0% iron

*Strawberry Daiquiri Syrup:

Replace water with 1 3/4 cups sieved pureed strawberries (start with 2 pounds strawberries, hulled, then puree in a food processor and press through a fine mesh sieve). Prepare and cool as directed above. Stir 1/4 cup lime juice and 1/4 cup rum.Nutrition analysis per serving: 69 calories, 0 g protein, 16 g carbohydrate, 0 g total fat (0 g sat. fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 0 g fiber, 16 g total sugar, 0% Vitamin A, 11% Vitamin C, 0 mg sodium, 0% calcium, 0% iron

Reviews (1)

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06/29/2016
Ya but how did you make the actual shaved ice properly?