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Shaved Ices That'll Make You Glad It's Summer

Or Hawaiian shave ice, or Sno Cones, or granizados, or frío frío...

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Some raspados feature larger shards of shaved ice coated in fruity, sugary syrup.

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Refreshing af.

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...And others are more blended, with a smoother texture.

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They're not really TRUE raspados, but we still hold them in our hearts. And stomachs.

Sure, you can buy yours at a stand or in a restaurant, but the BEST kind come from carts.

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Often, the person manning the cart will prepare yours fresh from a big block of ice.

Lots of countries have their own spin on shaved ice! This one comes with gummies and mochi!

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YUM.

Can't choose just one flavor? No worries!

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Pick all your favorites.

...Or even go for EVERY flavor.

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Taste the rainbow.

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Prefer some fire with your ice? Try a Diablito!

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Here's how to make one at home! It's pretty simple.

...Just make sure to top the whole thing off with Mexican candy!

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*drools*

Feeling fancy? Drench your raspado with champagne.

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You only live once!

Go crazy and top your raspado with a scoop of ice cream!

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The different textures go great together.

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The beauty of raspado is that you can go as simple...

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...Or as CRAZY as you want.

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This one is practically a meal in itself.

Whichever you choose, rest assured it'll be beeyooteeful!

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