Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Sodas

Total Time: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.,Makes: 4 servings

I keep the ingredients for these ice cream sodas on hand so I can enjoy a treat anytime I want. You can easily make more when feeding a crowd.
—Anna Erickson, Terrebonne, Oregon


  • 3/4 cup chocolate syrup
  • 1 cup milk
  • 4 cups carbonated water, chilled
  • 8 scoops chocolate ice cream (about 2-2/3 cups), divided
  • Whipped cream in a can, optional


  1. Place 3 tablespoons chocolate syrup in each of four 16-oz. glasses. Add 1/4 cup milk and 1 cup carbonated water to each; stir until foamy. Add two scoops of ice cream to each glass. Top with whipped cream if desired.


1 each: 476 calories, 17g fat (11g saturated fat), 53mg cholesterol, 159mg sodium, 76g carbohydrate (70g sugars, 3g fiber), 8g protein.

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