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Red, White, and Blue Snow Cones
Megyn Kelly, 4th of July, Cocktails
Nathan Congleton / TODAY
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3.375 (8 rated)

We love this adult version of a kiddie favorite. 

Ingredients

    • 1 cup sugar
    • 1/2 cup water
    • Crushed ice
  • Red syrup

    • 1 cup strawberries, halved
    • 1/4 cup white rum
  • Blue syrup

    • 1/4 cup blue curacao
    • Juice of 1 lime

Preparation

1. Combine the sugar and water in a saucepan over medium heat. Boil, dissolve sugar. Reduce heat, boil at a simmer for approximately 2 minutes. 

For the red syrup:

1. Pour half of the simple syrup over the strawberries. Allow to sit for 1 hour, then puree in a blender with the rum. Strain through a sieve and set aside.

For the blue syrup:

1. Combine remaining syrup, lime juice, and curacao. Stir. Chill syrups until ready to serve.

2. For ice: use a snow cone machine or blend ice in a blender. Scoop crushed ice into glasses, then pour syrups over ice.