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Cherry Cola Floats

Prep time 10 mins
Yield Makes 8 servings
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.

Ingredients

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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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