Apricot Ice Cream Soda

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + freezing


4 servings

Updated: Nov. 02, 2023
This recipe came from my husband’s aunt, who was born in the early 1900s. It's a delightful drink for hot Texas summers. —Joan Hallford, North Richland Hills, Texas
Apricot Ice Cream Soda Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) apricot halves, drained
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped
  • 2 cups chilled ginger ale


  1. Press apricots through a fine-mesh strainer into a bowl; discard skins and pulp. Stir sugar and lemon juice into apricot puree. Gently fold in whipped cream. Transfer to a 8-in. square dish. Freeze until firm, about 6 hours or overnight. Divide ice cream among 4 glasses; top with ginger ale. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

1 ice cream soda: 554 calories, 22g fat (14g saturated fat), 68mg cholesterol, 34mg sodium, 92g carbohydrate (88g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein.