8 best electric ice crusher machines in 2016 – top picks and reviews

By | May 27, 2016

Best electric Ice Crusher machines

Ice crushers are very popular class of kitchen appliances that are used to crush ice into fluffy snow and prepare recipes like snow cones, slushies, frozen drinks, smoothies etc. Such recipes are favorites of kids and children and often used as in parties.

Electric Ice crusher machines turn ice cubes into crushed ice/snow by grinding them with the power of a motor. They are pretty easy to use and take only a few minutes to do the job.

In this post we take a look at some of the best ice crushers/shaving machines out there.

1. Waring Pro IC70 Professional Stainless Steel Large-Capacity Ice Crusher

The Waring Pro IC70 is a popular ice crusher machine and has quite a lot of good customer reviews. It runs on a powerful 150 watt motor and consists of heavy duty stainless steel blades that can crush upto 50 pounds of ice per hour. Has a wide mouth funnel attachment with a container that can hold upto 12 cups of crushed ice.

The on/off toggle switch makes it easy to operate. The product has been built as per the North American Electrical Standards. Comes with a user manual consisting of various recipes. Ideal for making ice snow cones, cocktails and other recipes. For more information click the link below.

Waring Pro IC70 Ice Crusher

2. Hawaiian Shaved Ice S900A Electric Shaved Ice Machine

The next in the list is the “Hawaiian Shaved Ice S900A Electric Shaved Ice Machine” which is also a very popular ice crusher with plenty of positive reviews from customers. It comes with ice mold containers which can be used to freeze round blocks of ice and then use that ice block to create soft fluffy snow. Its ideal for shaving ice for snow cones, slushies, margarites and other fun drinks.

The machine has a countertop design that disassembles quickly for easy storage. Comes with a 1 year warranty. It can be plugged into any standard household electrical plug(120v/60Hz/55W). The adjustable stainless steel blades can be easily replaced when needed. Additional ice molds are also available. For further information and demo video click the link below.

Hawaiian S900A Shaved Ice Machine

3. Nostalgia SCM502 Vintage Collection Snow Cone Maker

The Nostalgia SCM502 snow cone maker is designed as a carnival cart. It has a convenient countertop model and comes with 2 reusable 8oz. plastic cones. The bottom can hold enough snow to fill about 20 cones each of size 8oz. The tray on the side holds the cones when not used.

The crushing blades are made of stainless steel. Ideal for making snow cones, fruit slush drinks, yogurt snow and smoothies. Apart from kitchens, it can also be used in offices or club houses. Simple and easy to use. The product is built as per the North American Electrical Standards and intended to be used in USA and Canada. For more information check the link below.

Nostalgia SCM502 Snow Cone Maker

4. WYZworks Commercial Heavy Duty 440lb/h Snow Cone, Ice Shaver, Shaved Ice Maker Machine

This shaved ice machine is a heavy duty ice crusher that can crush upto 440 lb of ice per hour. The whole thing is made of stainless steel with a stable base, casing, hopper, shaving blade and holding bowl. The dual stainless steel blade shave the ice completely and very easily.

Satefy has been ensured in the product design, the on/off switch has been shielded with a waterproof cover to guarantee safe operation. Its easy to use. Just drop the ice in the top hopper, push the handle and the machine will do the rest.
The shaved ice will have a snow like texture. Add flavored syrup or fruit toppings with condensed milk for a complete recipe.

The product has been built as per North American Electrical Standards and needs a power supply of 110V/60Hz/200W. For more details about the product click the link below.

WYZworks Snow Cone Ice Shaver Machine

5. Waring Pro SCM100 Professional Snow Cone Maker

The Waring Pro SCM100 snow cone maker is a simple and easy to use ice crusher machine that can grind about 12 ice cubes at a time. It has a pull out serving tray that collects all the crushed ice. It uses a motor and blade for shaving the ice. It can shave ice for upto 4 cones in about 30 seconds.

Ideal for making slushes, party drinks, ice cones and other similar drinks. It includes 12 paper cones, 4 BPA-free reusable plastic cones. The trays on the side hold cones when not in use. The package includes a product manual. For further details and information about the price, click the link below.

Waring Pro SCM100 Snow Cone Maker

6. Victorio VKP1100 “Time for Treats” Electric Snow Cone Maker

The Victorio VKP1100 is a light weight, small budget snow cone maker that is useful for home use. Works good for making snow cones, slushies, party drinks and other frozen treats. It crushes regular ice cubes. The ice cubes are turned into fluffy snow.

Has a safety switch that allows the motor to run only when the lid is shut. The blades are made of stainless steel and can be easily replaced. Has a wide base and rubber feet to keep the unit stable during use. The unit comes with a 1 year warranty. The product has been built as per the North American Electrical Standards and is supposed to be used in USA and Canada. For more information click the link below.

VICTORIO VKP1100 Snow Cone Maker

7. Yescom Commercial 250W 440lb/h Countertop Electric Ice Shaver/Crusher Machine

This Yescom Ice crusher is a high capacity machine that can crush upto 440 lb of ice per hour. The entire unit is made of stainless steel and has a longer life span. The dual stainless steel blades provide fine and softer ice. Its great for use at fast food stores, snack bars, cafes, school canteens, restaurants etc.

The unit has been designed keeping safety in mind. The on/off switch has been made water resistant for safety. It needs low maintenance, is simple and easy to operate and has a smooth shape that is rust resistant.

The motor runs at 2500 runs/min. The package contains the ice shaver machine, a stainless steel vacuum bowl and a user manual. For further information, click the link below.

Yescom 440 lb Electric Ice Crusher

8. Yescom 200W 1450r/min 143 lbs/hr Electric Ice Shaver w/ Dual Stainless Steel Blade Snow Cone Maker Shaving Crusher Machine

This is another ice shaver from Yescom, but with a different design than the previous model. The blades are made of stainless steel.The shaving speed is about 143 lb/hour and the motor runs at 1450 runs/min. It can work fine with ice cubes or other kinds of ice as long as they are of similar size as the hopper.

It automatically stops crushing ice when the hopper is opened making it safe. The on/off switch is waterproof making it safe to operate.

The casing and hopper is made of anodized aluminium which is easy to clean and resistant to rust. It has a heavy cast base that makes the unit fully stable and also reduce vibration and noise to the lowest degree. The holding bowl is made of steel. The hopper, blade and the holding bowl can be flushed with clean water after shaving ice. Overall, its an easy to use ice crusher.

Yescom 143 lb Electric Ice Crusher


So that was a quick review of some of the best selling ice crushers out there in the market. Each has a different set of features and different capacity in terms of how much ice can be crushed in an hour or so.

The cheap ones generally have a plastic body and are light weight and low capacity. Such ice crushers are ideal for home use. The more expensive ones are made of stainless steel and can shave more ice per hour. Such ice crushers can be used at places like restaurants, canteens etc.

So find the one that best suits your needs and budget and pick wisely. For any further information or queries, use the comment box below.

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