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Lemon Soda Float

Try a twist on the traditional Coke or root beer float by combining lemon soda, such as San Pellegrino Limonata or Newman's Own Sparkling Lemonade, with creamy vanilla ice cream.

Real Simple JUNE 2005

  • Yield: Makes 6 to 8 servings


  • 2 pints of vanilla ice cream
  • 36 ounces lemon soda


Divide 2 pints of vanilla ice cream into 6 to 8 serving glasses. Pour lemon soda (such as San Pellegrino Limonata or Newman’s Own Sparkling Lemonade) over it to fill each glass, using about 36 ounces. Wait a few minutes, until the lemon soda freezes, to create a slushy coating around the ice cream.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calcium: 100mg
  • Calories: 215
  • Calories from fat: 35%
  • Carbohydrate: 34g
  • Cholesterol: 33mg
  • Fat: 8g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 0mg
  • Protein: 3mg
  • Saturated fat: 5g
  • Sodium: 78mg

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Lemon Soda Float recipe