How to Make an Ice Cream Soda

An ice cream soda has always been a special treat, and can be made with any flavor syrup, or ice cream. The most popular has always been the Chocolate Ice Cream Soda, made with chocolate ice cream, according to preference. It is usually served in a tall glass, with a tall spoon and tall straws.

Ingredients

Half & Half Milk

2 shots or pumps chocolate syrup or fruit-flavored syrup

 

2 scoops of vanilla or chocolate ice cream

 

Club soda or seltzer water(cold)

 

Whipped cream

 

Maraschino cherry

Steps

  1. Make an Ice Cream Soda Step 1

     Use a tall glass 20 to 22 oz, add small amount of soda water, pour in the chocolate syrup, and mix well.
  2. Make an Ice Cream Soda Step 2

     Add 1 shot of half & half and stir lightly.
  3. Make an Ice Cream Soda Step 3

     Add 2 scoops of vanilla ice cream,
  4. Make an Ice Cream Soda Step 4

     Fill with soda water to 12 inch (1.3 cm) from top.
  5. Make an Ice Cream Soda Step 5

     Top with whipped cream, a cherry and a long straw!
  6. Make an Ice Cream Soda Step 6

     Finished.

Tips

  • Root beer Floats or black cows are vanilla ice cream and root beer prepared as above.
  • A cherry soda would be maraschino cherry syrup, club soda and vanilla ice cream. Of course, a straw and tall spoon would also be used, and whipped cream and a cherry.
  • Make sure that the seltzer is very cold.
  • An ice cream float is just ice cream and soft drink. The favorites are usually Root Beer Float or Coke but can be made with any flavor soda.

Warnings

  • This is habit forming. Once you taste one, you will want more.