Cola Floats Recipe
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Cola Floats Recipe

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These thick, frosty floats add fun to any casual meal. TIP: Try substituting other soda-ice cream blends for the floats, such as root beer and caramel-swirl vanilla. —Shannon Roum, Rockford, IL
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 4 cups cherry cola, chilled
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 8 scoops fudge ripple ice cream
  • Whipped cream in a can, optional
  • 4 maraschino cherries

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 254 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 45mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (41g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.


  1. In a pitcher, combine cola and vanilla. Place two scoops of ice cream in each of four chilled glasses. Pour cola over ice cream; top with whipped cream if desired and cherries. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Cola Floats in Simple & Delicious September/October 2006, p25

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katlaydee3 User ID: 3741999 218429
Reviewed Jan. 20, 2015

"This was a fun beverage served with a casual dinner."

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