Strawberry-Ginger Lemonade Floats

Strawberry-Ginger Lemonade Floats Recipe
Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham
Though the ginger is optional, it gives these refreshing floats their signature zing. If you can't find sparkling lemonade, substitute fizzy lemon-lime soda or ginger ale.


Makes 4 servings
Total time: 10 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 10 Minutes


2 cups chopped fresh strawberries
4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/8 teaspoon table salt
2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger (optional)
Premium vanilla bean ice cream
Sparkling lemonade


Process first 3 ingredients and, if desired, ginger, in a blender until smooth. Divide half of mixture among 4 tall sundae glasses; top each with desired amount of ice cream. Spoon remaining strawberry mixture over ice cream; top with desired amount of sparkling lemonade. Serve immediately.

Marian Cooper Cairns,

Southern Living

June 2014
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