1 cup sugar
2 cups water
1/2 cup lemon juice or 1/2 cup pureed strawberries
1. Combine sugar and water and bring to a rolling boil.
2. Cool the mixture and strain through a coffee filter.
3. Refrigerate overnight.
1. Combine 1 cup simple syrup and lemon juice or strawberries, mix well and freeze for about 12 hours.
2. After mixture is frozen, remove and shave ice with a spoon and form a small ball.
Note: This can be used in an ice-cream maker as well. Just follow the manufacturer's instructions.