Sophie's Healthy Snow Cone Recipe

Sophie's Healthy Snow Cone Recipe


  • 2 1/2 cups cubed and steamed rhubarb (6 ounces) I chopped 5 sticks of rhubarb into 1 inch cubes and steamed until soft but not mushy
  • 3 cups strawberries (10 ounces)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 8 cups lightly packed shaved ice (made with an ice shaver, preferably manual)
  • Organic condensed milk

Special equipment: an ice shaver, preferably manual

  1. Cube and steam rhubarb (3 minutes).
  2. Coarsely mash 1 ½ cups rhubarb and 2 cups strawberries with sugar and water in a 2 to 3-quart heavy saucepan using a potato masher.
  3. Bring to a boil, stirring, then boil, uncovered, stirring occasionally, 3 minutes.
  4. Transfer to a blender and purée until almost smooth, about 1 minute (use caution when blending hot liquids).
  5. Pour berry mixture through a fine-mesh sieve into a bowl, pressing lightly on and then discarding solids.
  6. Cool syrup, uncovered, then chill, its surface loosely covered with plastic wrap, until cold, about 1 hour.
  7. For each serving, spoon 3 tablespoons syrup over 1 cup lightly packed shaved ice and top with ¼ cup of remaining strawberries cut up.
  8. Serve immediately.
  9. Drizzle organic condensed milk to make creamy and delicious.

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