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Vanilla Bean Snow Cones

Recipe By Mike Johnston, Savory Spice founder

Yields

3 to 4 servings

Prep Time

10 Minutes

Cooking Time

5 Minutes

Recipe By Mike Johnston, Savory Spice founder

An easy summer treat with sweet orange and vanilla flavors.

Ingredients

1 1/2 cups water

1/2 cup granulated sugar

1/4 cup orange juice


2 vanilla beans of choice:




3 to 4 cups crushed ice

Savory Spice ingredients in this recipe

  • Madagascar Vanilla Bean Paste

    Our Madagascar vanilla bean paste is formulated to match Madagascar vanilla extract in flavor, strength, and usage. The paste holds hundreds of van...

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  • Madagascar Vanilla Beans

    Our Madagascar Vanilla Beans are Grade A, the highest quality available. Grade A beans, also called prime or gourmet beans, are pliable and plump w...

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  • Mexican Vanilla Beans

    Our Mexican Vanilla Beans are Grade A, the highest quality. Grade A beans, which are also known as gourmet or prime quality, are plump and pliable....

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  • Ugandan Vanilla Beans

    Ugandan vanilla beans are a premium quality. These beans are plump, pliable, succulent, and flavorful. The purchase of these beans supports local f...

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Directions

In a small pot over medium-high heat, bring water and sugar to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 3 to 4 min. until thickened. Remove from heat. Stir in orange juice and Madagascar Vanilla Bean Paste or scraped seeds from vanilla beans of choice. Chill for 2 to 3 hours. Place 3 to 4 cups crushed ice in a food processor and pulse until ice is finely shaved (snow-like appearance). Place shaved ice in cone or bowl and top with syrup. Serve immediately.