Cherry Cola Floats

Before the excitement of the party begins, assemble these dessert-like beverages through step 1, and keep them in the freezer up to 1 hour in advance. Just before serving, fill them with cola.


Makes 8 servings

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 350
Caloriesfromfat 37 %
Fat 14.5 g
Satfat 9 g
Monofat 4.2 g
Polyfat 0.5 g
Protein 4.6 g
Carbohydrate 54.7 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 58 mg
Iron 0.2 mg
Sodium 113 mg
Calcium 171 mg


1 (10-ounce) jar maraschino cherries with stems, undrained
1/2 gallon vanilla ice cream
4 (12-ounce) cans cola soft drink


1. Drain maraschino cherries, reserving juice. Set cherries aside for now. Divide maraschino cherry juice evenly among 8 glasses. Top with 1 cup ice cream.

2. Slowly fill each glass with cola soft drink. Top floats with cherries.

Southern Living Kids Cookbook,

Oxmoor House

August 2008
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