Start with a simple syrup then add lemon extract and yellow food color for fruity shaved ices to beat the summer heat.
Bring sugar and water to boil in small saucepan on medium heat, stirring to dissolve sugar. Boil 1 minute. Remove from heat. Stir in lemon extract and yellow food color.
Cool to room temperature. Pour into squeeze bottle for easier serving. Pour syrup over shaved ice.