Old-Fashioned Chocolate Soda

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.


2 servings

Updated: Jun. 29, 2023
We enjoy making this old-fashioned soda fountain specialty at home. Besides being a favorite treat for my grandchildren, it's entertainment. They love to watch the magic of the soda foaming up as they urge me to add more and more whipped topping. -Dawn Sams, Grayslake, Illinois


  • 6 tablespoons chocolate syrup
  • 2 tablespoons whipped cream in a can
  • 2-1/2 cups cold carbonated water
  • 2 cups ice cream of your choice
  • Additional whipped cream, optional


  1. For each serving, place 3 tablespoons chocolate syrup in a 16-oz. glass. Stir in 1 tablespoon of whipped cream and 1-1/4 cups water until foamy. Add two scoops of ice cream. Top with additional whipped cream if desired.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 428 calories, 16g fat (10g saturated fat), 61mg cholesterol, 139mg sodium, 67g carbohydrate (55g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.