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Margarita Floats

On a hot afternoon, what could be better than a cold margarita float? The addition of creamy ice cream really takes this treat to the next level. —Teri Rasey, Cadillac, Michigan
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • Lime wedges
  • Sugar
  • 2 cups vanilla ice cream
  • 2 cups lime sherbet
  • 6 cups lemon-lime soda, chilled
  • 3/4 cup lime juice
  • 9 ounces silver tequila


  • Using lime wedges, moisten the rims of 6 margarita or cocktail glasses. Set aside lime wedges for garnish. Sprinkle sugar on a plate; hold each glass upside down and dip rim into sugar. Set aside. Discard remaining sugar on plate.
  • Scoop ice cream and sherbet into prepared glasses. Combine soda, lime juice and tequila; pour into glasses. Garnish with reserved lime wedges. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
1 margarita: 372 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 83mg sodium, 55g carbohydrate (46g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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