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How to make your own Hawaiian shave ice

Sunday, January 25th, 2009
Making shaved ice

Making Hawaiian shaved ice

With today’s tough economic climate, getting your daily fix of shave ice can be expensive. Luckily, the treat is easy and cheap to make on your own, requiring minimal ingredients: ice, syrup and any other ingredients you wish to add, such as Azuki beans, sweetened condensed milk, nuts, or chocolate syrup.

Using a blender or a mixer, you can mix ice cubes into a fine texture. Though this may not recreate the authentic, light consistency of Hawaiian shave ice, it comes pretty close. If you don’t have a blender or mixer, ice can be crushed easily using a rolling pin. If you are a die-hard shave ice fan, it might be beneficial to buy an actual Hawaiian shave ice machine; a good machine can cost as little as $40 and can be found online. (more…)