Young Elena concocts a plan to help cool down the townspeople in Caliente, Texas: Raspas - icy cold snow cones. And she can make and sell the treats from her own front yard! Soon, Elena has a stand and the items needed to make and sell snow cones. Before long, everyone is lining up to buy the frosty delights. Elena's best friend Alma watches her friend's success from across the street and decides to start her own snow cone stand. And so begins the battle of the snow cones, with each girl devising ever more elaborate plans to attract clients. The girls' ice shaving machines furiously crank out raspas, until one day both machines go bonkers!