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Real Fruit Snow Cone Syrup (No Artificial Colors)

Although this syrup contains sugar, it is made with real fruit to avoid artificial colors and results in a more natural summertime treat!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Real Fruit Snow Cones
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Cooling Time 1 hour
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 12


  • 1 cup raw fruit, cleaned and chopped
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar


  1. Combine fruit, water and sugar in a small saucepan. Bring to a simmer while stirring until sugar is dissolved. Cool.

  2. Transfer to a Vitamix or high-powered blender. Blend well. Refrigerate until ready to use. 

Recipe Notes

Flavor Combinations and Colors:

  • Red: Strawberries + Cherries
  • White (Pale Yellow): Lemon (use 1 cup fresh lemon juice + 1 cup water + 3/4 cup sugar)
  • Blue: Blueberries
  • Pink: Strawberries
  • Purple: Blueberries + Strawberries