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4 Shave Ice Combinations to Try
Fluffy shave ice is synonymous with Hawaiian culture, an iconic treat beloved by locals and tourists alike. It originated in the mid-1800s when Japanese immigrants working the sugarcane fields shaved chips off of ice blocks and coated them with fruit juice or sugar as cool treats under the tropical sun. Here, review some of the many delectable shave ice combinations to enjoy.
What Are Some Shave Ice Flavor Combos?
1. Blue Coconut & Pineapple
Transport yourself to the tropics when you bite into a blue coconut and pineapple shave ice treat. Coconut and pineapple offer sweet, fruity flavors that will make you think of tropical beaches while you’re sitting on a park bench, relaxing on your deck, or sunning by the pool.
2. Cherry & Cola
If cherry cola was a special treat when you were a child, enjoy a brief trip back in time when you order the combination over light and fluffy ice. Sweet cherry offsets the vanilla, citrus, and cinnamon flavors cola beverages are known for. Cherry also counterbalances the cola’s acidity to create a smooth, mouthwatering result.
3. Tutti-Frutti & Bubble Gum
Indulge your senses with this flavor combination that represents both the tropics and sweet teenage days and nights. “Tutti-frutti” is an umbrella term since it traditionally represented a cornucopia of candied and chopped fruits to provide sweet, tart, and sour flavor combinations, while bubble gum offers straight sweetness. As a shave ice combination, it satisfies the sweet tooth while also providing a refreshing treat.
4. Green Apple & Margarita
Combine the tart sweetness of green apple with the salty and sour delights that make up margaritas. You may experience a unique sensation when you try this combo, as green apple offers a grounding taste rooted in Americana, while the margarita flavors can make you feel like you’ve left the mainland.