Shaved ice machine?
I’m looking for something that may or may not exist, what I’m wanting is a shaved ice machine that you can put water into, it then freezes and then you can grind it and make shaved ice. Does such a thing exist or should I just get a regular shaved ice maker and use ice cubes? If it does exist can you give me a link so I can see prices?
- el staplerLv 41 month agoBest Answer
I don't think one would exist. Even commercial shaved ice places use cube crushers. I dont think a machine that made the ice first would be practical, especially for commercial use as it wouldn't be able to freeze ice fast enough to keep up. I worked at a stand and we were going through two or three 20 pound bags an hour.
- Pat WoodenLv 71 month ago
Go to Amazon.com and search for "Ice Shaver" to find all different types of ice shaving machines, some more complicated than others.
I had a nostalgic moment when I saw the simple iron shaver shaped like a carpenters plane that my Dad always used to make snow cones (see link below). He would fill a metal ice cube tray with water and freeze it, then empty the ice block onto a kitchen towel. Then he just ran the shaver across the frozen block a few times and had instant shaved ice!