Snow cones have come a long way from the simple summer carnival treat available in cherry and grape flavors.
But why settle for just a few basic flavors when you can explore a world of creative and delicious snow cone flavor combinations?
In this blog post, we’ll take a deep dive into the world of shaved ice and explore classic flavors as well as some unique and inventive recipes that are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.
From traditional favorites like strawberry to more adventurous blends like cherry cola, unicorn and piccadilly (#63 in the list below), get ready to discover a whole new world of frozen delights.
Cool down after a day out in the sun with 101 of the best snow cone flavors and syrups below, starting with the classics.
Classic Snow Cone Flavors And Syrups
Grab your snow cone machine and a bottle or two of these flavored syrups to quickly whip up delicious snow cones. With so many flavors to choose from, you’ll definitely find options that everyone will love.
All of the snow cone syrups listed below can be ordered from the experts at Hawaiian Shaved Ice. They also sell a variety of snow cone makers to help you shave the ice as well.
If you’re looking to go a different route, most of the syrups, as well as snow cone makers, can also be found on Amazon. I’ve also spotted a limited selection of snow cone supplies at retailers like Target and Walmart.
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With its sweet iconic flavor, it’s no wonder cherry flavor is a fan-favorite and top-seller!
2. Black Cherry
3. Clear Cherry
The sweet cherry flavor you love without the red coloring.
4. Cherry Cola
Sweet cherry with classic cola tastes just like the soda!
Tastes just like the classic fountain drink we all know and love.
6. Bahama Mama
It’s fun to say and even more fun to eat! Bahama Mama syrup contains orange, cherry, pineapple, and coconut flavors.
This bold and popular flavor combines strawberry, watermelon and coconut flavors.
Nothing says SUMMER like a sweet and fruity strawberry snow cone.
Rich cheesecake paired with a burst of fresh strawberry flavor is a perfect combo.
This cocktail-inspired flavor combines strawberry with a hint of lime (no alcohol!)
11. Tutti Frutti
This iconic flavor is a mashup of all of the best fruity flavors.
Enjoy the sweet, tropical flavor of banana with this syrup.
Get a taste of the country fair in sno cone form!
Blue cotton candy tastes like vanilla with a little bit of colorful fun.
15. Blue Bubble Gum
This flavor tastes like the bubblegum of childhood.
16. Pink Bubble Gum
Pretty, pink and tastes just like the real thing!
17. Hawaiian Punch
Hawaiian syrup tastes similar to delicious tropical punch.
18. Blue Hawaiian
A refreshing island punch flavor mixed with coconut.
Purple and packed with grape flavor.
20. Green Apple
Perfectly sweet and tart, just like a green apple.
21. Candy Apple
This syrup has a sweet apple flavor paired with just a hint of candied cinnamon.
Just like a glass of lemonade, this flavor is tart, tangy and refreshing.
23. Pink Lemonade
All the flavor of lemonade with a little extra tartness and a fun pink color.
24. Lemon Lime
With just a bit of tart, this flavor is bursting with fresh lemon and lime flavors.
Enjoy the flavor and aroma of freshly squeezed lime juice!
Classic raspberry flavor – a little sweet, a little tart, totally delicious.
27. Blue Raspberry
Blue raspberry flavor is similar to regular raspberry, but is a bit less tart and of course, a bright blue color.
Enjoy the blue raspberry flavor without the blue tongue!
Blue and bursting with berry flavor.
Dark, fruity and delicious!
Enjoy a taste of the tropics with classic coconut that pairs great with so many fruity flavors.
32. Blue Coconut
A simple coconut syrup with a gorgeous island color added to it.
With its vibrant pink color and sweet watermelon flavor, all that’s missing are the seeds.
Just like a real mango, this syrup flavor has notes of peach, plum and citrus.
All your favorite flavors from a margarita drink, but without the alcohol.
Bright, fresh-squeezed orange juice flavor that can’t be beat.
37. Orange Pineapple
Orange plus pineapple is a match made in heaven when you’re in a tropical mood!
This flavor tastes just like a classic orange push pop.
39. Passion Fruit
This straightforward flavor is simply sweet, fruity and delicious!
This classic syrup tastes just like a fresh peach.
41. Fuzzy Navel
Another cocktail-inspired flavor, fuzzy navel is a yummy blend of peach and orange.
42. Pina Colada
Another super popular flavor, pina colada has hints of coconut and pineapple, but no alcohol.
Tastes just like you’re biting into a chunk of fresh-cut pineapple.
44. Cake Batter
This flavor tastes just like licking the bowl!
Made with real sweet vanilla, this tried and true flavor is a winner every time.
46. Wedding Cake
No need to wait for a wedding with this delicious cake-flavored syrup.
47. Silver Fox
While we aren’t quite sure where this flavor got its name, we do know that it’s a delicious mix of vanilla and almond flavors.
This milk chocolate flavor is a unique and interesting choice for a snow cone.
49. Egg Custard
This unique flavor tastes just like a sweet custard dessert.
50. Root Beer
Tastes just like a frosty mug of ice-cold root beer!
Snow Cone Flavor Combinations And Recipes
With a shaved ice machine, and some creative mixing, you can create new flavors that are a must-try.
We’ve also included some recipes that use a few extra ingredients like whipped cream, sweetened condensed milk, sprinkles and even pickles! Let’s get started!
52. Taste Of The Tropics
53. Pretty In Pink
54. Grape Ape
55. Mexican Flag
Combine chilled espresso with vanilla syrup, then add to your shaved ice for a caffeinated treat.
57. Chocolate-Covered Strawberry
58. Chocolate-Covered Cherry
59. Chocolate Orange Peel
60. Apple Pie a la Mode
Recreate the flavors of apple pie with ice cream by adding stripes of green apple and vanilla syrup to your snow cone. Then top with whipped cream, a sprinkle of cinnamon and a swirl of caramel sauce!
61. Cherry Pie a la Mode
Similar to the apple pie combination above, you can mimic the flavors of cherry pie with black cherry and vanilla syrup. For extra creaminess, you can top it with a swirl of sweetened condensed milk and/or whipped cream.
62. Ocean Blue
It sounds weird, but people LOVE this flavor that combines cherry syrup and pickle juice. Top your snow cone with bright cherry flavoring, then add a drizzle (or as much as you like!) of pickle juice. Top with diced pickles. If you like spice, you can also add a touch of chamoy sauce, cayenne pepper or chili salt.
64. Berry Delicious
65. Sour Strawberry
66. Sour Watermelon
67. Sour Cherry Blast
68. Cherry-Dipped Cone
Cherry dip cones are an ice cream stand classic. Recreate this treat in snow cone form by adding a scoop of vanilla ice cream to a dish. Top it with shaved ice with cherry syrup and finish with whipped cream, sprinkles and a cherry.
69. Root Beer Float
Add a scoop of vanilla ice cream to a dish. Add shaved ice on top and pour root beer flavoring over it. Finish with whipped cream on top.
Combine chilled espresso with vanilla and chocolate-flavored syrups for a mochalicious treat. Drizzle over your snow cone and top with whipped cream and chocolate sprinkles.
71. Fourth Of July
72. Strawberry Lime
73. White Chocolate Strawberry Cheesecake
Make a snow cone with strawberry cheesecake flavoring, then drizzle with white chocolate and bits of real strawberry.
74. Strawberry Margarita
75. Chocolate Cake
76. Chocolate Coconut
78. Vanilla Coke
79. Raspberry Cream
80. Coconut Cream Pie
81. Cookies and Cream
84. Banana Pudding
86. Double Bubble
You can’t go wrong with stripes of pink and blue bubble gum flavors. So pretty!
87. Christmas In July
88. Peach Mango
89. Party Time
90. Banana Split
91. Lime in the Coconut
92. Strawberry Pineapple
93. Watermelon Sugar High
94. Just Peachy
96. Strawberry Lemonade
97. Shark Bite
98. Blackberry Cobbler
99. Sweet Tooth
Final Thoughts On The Best Snow Cone Flavors
In conclusion, whether you’re a snow cone traditionalist or an adventurous flavor seeker, there’s no shortage of options when it comes to this classic summertime treat.
With classic flavors and endless possibilities for creative combinations and recipes, the only limit is your imagination.
Micky Reed, a two-decade veteran in the food and baking industry, leverages her influential Three Snackateers food blog and Instagram presence to collaborate with industry giants like Ben & Jerry's and Crumbl Cookies. Her work has been featured on Delish, PopSugar and more. Her expertise as a product curator for one of the world's largest international snack subscription box companies solidifies her status as a key player in the field.